Adult Clay

Pottery classes will be held at  2377 Rte. 7 south

Try the Wheel

Instructor: Kathy Clarke

10 AM – 11:30AM

Sat, May 12, Tuition $20

Monday 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. Tuition includes 12.5 lbs. of clay. Teens welcome.

Hours 6-8:30PM.

May 7-21, Tuition $90

Tuesday Daytime Hand Building

Instructor: Kathy Clarke

10 AM – 12:30

Materials fee for clay payable at start of class

May 2-30, 5 classes, Tuition $150

SUMMER

Sess. 1 June 5-26, Tuition $120

Sess. 2 July 3-31, Tuition $150

Sess. 3 Aug 7-28, Tuition $120

Wednesday Evening Mixed Level Wheel

Instructor: Tahira Whitcomb-Paulson

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. Tuition includes 12.5 lbs. of clay. Teens welcome. Hours 6-8:30PM.

SUMMER

Sess. 1- June 6-27, Tuition $120

Sess. 2-July 11-25, Tuition $90

Sess. 3-August 1-29, Tuition $150

Thursday Evening Intermediate Wheel

Instructor: Su Shannon

Students must already have basic proficiency at throwing. This class will cover, throwing large pieces, lids and jars. We will also practice throwing off the hump and learn how to make multiple piece forms.

Tuition includes 12.5 lbs. of clay. Hours 6-8:30PM.

May 3-31, Tuition $150

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.

May 7-21, Tuition $90

SUMMER

Sess 1-June 4-25, Tuition $120

Sess 2-July 2-30, Tuition $150

Sess 3-Aug 20 & 27, Tuition $60

 

Direct Sculpting in Clay

Instructor: Don Perdue

Students will continue refining applied modeling and clay use techniques in conjunction with learning more about the compositional & design principles of sculpture. Both figurative and non-figurative approaches are included. Students will be encouraged to explore working in both full round and relief techniques. The objective being to realize well composed pieces which express unique ideas that actively involve an interplay of positive forms, negative space, light & shadow ,and the dynamics of surface texture. The dual goals being to create pieces that can be fired directly and/or used as patterns for making molds and casting in clay, plaster or cement compounds. Students may purchase clay from MSS and will need to buy their armature, mold making and casting supplies individually.

Sess 1-Sat, Apr 7 & 14 from 1-3:30PM & Apr 21 & 28 from 10AM-12:30, Tuition $120

Sess 2-Sat, May 12-26, 10AM-12:30, Tuition $90

Summer Adult Pottery Classes

Classes will be held at 2377 Rte. 7 South

 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-June 4-25, Tuition $120

Sess 2-July 2-30, Tuition $150

Sess 3-Aug 20 & 27, Tuition $60

Monday 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.  Tuition includes 12.5 lbs. of clay. From 6:00-8:30PM.

Sess. 1-June 4-25, Tuition $120

Sess. 2-July 2-30, Tuition $150

Sess. 3-Aug. 6-27, Tuition $120

Tuesday AM Hand Building

Instructor: Kathy Clarke   

10 AM – 12:30

Materials fee for clay payable at start of class

Sess. 1 June 5-26, Tuition $120

Sess. 2 July 3-31, Tuition $150

Sess. 3 Aug 7-28, Tuition $120

Wednesday Evening Mixed Level Wheel

Instructor: Tahira Whitcomb-Paulson

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. Tuition includes 12.5 lbs. of clay. Teens welcome. Hours 6-8:30PM.

Sess. 1- June 6-27, Tuition $120

Sess. 2-July 11-25, Tuition $90

Sess. 3-August 1-29, Tuition $150

 

 

 

 

 

Pictures from our Raku class

To register call Barb Nelson at 802-247-3702
or email ewaldewald@aol.com

Studio phone 377-5661 (you can leave messages but it’s best to call Barb at 247-3702)

Mail tuition check to office at:
Middlebury Studio School, 989 Indian Trail, Leicester, VT 05733

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


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