Adult Clay

Adult Pottery Classes

Classes will be held at 2377 Rte. 7 South

Monday Afternoon Clay Hand Building
Instructor: Kathy Clarke

We will start using techniques from the beginning of time and move through to present.

Project ideas will be offered, independent projects welcome, and serious fun will be had! Clay can be purchased at the beginning of class. From 12-2:30PM.

Dec 2 & 16 NEW, Tuition $60   REGISTER >

Monday Evening Mixed Level Wheel
Instructor: Kathy Clarke

This class will focus on making functional pottery using the wheel. Students will learn the

basics on how to make bowls, cups, and plates. Appendages such as handles, feet, lids, and spouts will be considered in relation to form and function. Tuition includes open studio time, glazing & firing.

Clay can be purchased at the beginning of class. From 6-8:30PM.

Dec 2-23, Tuition $120   REGISTER >

Weds. Special Monthly Clay Series
Instructor: Kathy Clarke

This new monthly series is intended to focus in on particular forms and techniques that can open up possibilities for a winter full of exploration and growth. Students should have previous experience with throwing. Students can buy clay at the beginning of class. You can take 1 session or any combination of sessions.

The hours are 6-8:30PM.
Tuition is $30 per session

Dec 18-The GLAZE-What is it? How can we approach a study of glaze within the MSS parameters, exploring all the techniques and combinations available to us? Stains, wax resist, ways to apply glaze on large pots and the value of testing will be explored.

NEW DATE  REGISTER >

Thursday Evening Mixed Level Wheel
Instructor: Su Shannon

This class will focus on a making functional pottery using the potter’s wheel. Students will learn how to make bowls, cups, and plates. Several altering techniques will be demonstrated for making oval, square, and irregular forms in addition to round pots.  Appendages such as handles, feet, and spouts will be considered in relation to form and function. You can see more of Su’s work at www.suchipottery.com. Clay can be purchased at the beginning of class. From 6:00-8:30PM.

Dec. 5-19, Tuition $90      REGISTER >

Thurs PM Clay Hand Building 

Instructor: Kathy Clarke

We will start using techniques from the beginning of time and move through to present.

Project ideas will be offered, independent projects welcome, and serious fun will be had! Clay can be purchased at the beginning of class.

Teens welcome. From 6-8:30PM

Dec 5 & 19, Tuition $60 NEW CLASS

Winter/Spring 2020

Monday Afternoon-Clay Hand Building
Instructor: Kathy Clarke

Come sit around the table in the time honored activity of making pottery and sculpture using hands, tools, stamps, slips. Appropriate for beginners and professionals. Project ideas will be offered, independent projects welcome, and serious fun will be had! Clay can be purchased at the beginning of class. From 12-2:30.

Sess 1-Jan 13-27, Tuition $93   REGISTER >

Sess 2-Feb 3-24, Tuition $124   REGISTER >

Sess 3-March 2-30, Tuition $155   REGISTER >

Sess 4-April 6-27, Tuition $124   REGISTER >

Sess 5-May 4-18, Tuition $93   REGISTER >

Tuesday Daytime Hand Building
Instructor: Kathy Clarke

10 AM – 12:30
Materials fee for clay payable at start of class

Sess. 1-Jan 7-28, Tuition $124   REGISTER >

Sess. 2-Feb 4-25, Tuition $124   REGISTER >

Sess. 3-March 3-31, Tuition $155   REGISTER >

Sess. 4-April 7-28, Tuition $124   REGISTER >

Sess. 5-May 5-26, Tuition $124   REGISTER >

Thursday Evening Mixed Level Wheel
Instructor: Su Shannon

Learn the basics and beyond on the potter’s wheel. In this class we will focus on making functional work including mugs, bowls, vases, and whatever your mind and hands can dream of. Whether you have always wanted to try the potter’s wheel or have been throwing clay around for years this class is for you. Clay can be purchased at the beginning of class. Teens welcome. Hours 6-8:30PM.

Sess. 1-Jan 2-30, Tuition $155

Sess. 2-Feb 6-27, Tuition $124

Sess. 3-March 5-26, Tuition $124

Sess. 4-Apr 2-30, Tuition $155

Sess.5-May 7-28, Tuition $124

Garden Planters
Instructor: Kathy Clarke

Make planters for the garden in 2 1/2 hours. We can build a large planter, or several small ones for your deck. This will be made of classic red terra-cotta, decorated with stamps, colored slips, or appliqués. No experience is necessary. These will be hand built with a fast and fun method. For ages 12 to 98. Students can purchase clay at the beginning of class. Tuition $37

Sess 1-Sat. April 4, 9:30-12AM   REGISTER >

Sess 2-Sun. May 17, 1-3:30PM   REGISTER >

To register or for information email Barb Nelson at studioschool2377@gmail.com or call 802-247-3702. 

Classroom phone 802-458-8979 if no one answers it’s best to call Barb at 247-3702

Mail tuition check to:
Middlebury Studio School, 2377 Rte. 7, Middlebury, VT 05753

No refunds given for student cancellations less than 7 days from start of class.