WINTER SEMESTER 2022

Adult Ceramics Classes

4651 Great Beginnings: The Ultimate Introduction to Clay
Instructor: Peter Syak
Mondays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
Want to canadian viagra scam get your hands dirty and have a blast in the process? Great Beginnings is the class for you. Let’s make plates and cups with saucers, build vases, perfume bottles, a box or two, and perhaps a bit of sculpture. Let’s even try our hand on the potter’s wheel! This class will feature a little bit of everything, a bunch of fun, and a supportive environment.
10 sessions: 1/17–3/21
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4714/4715 NEW! Advanced Wheel Throwing: Tightening Up Your Skills & Achieving Your Goals
Instructor: Lisette Bedoya
4714 Mondays, 9:45 AM–12:15 PM
4715 Mondays, 12:30–3 PM
This limited-size advanced class is for students who have been working on throwing skills in larger classes and would like to take viagra delivered one day advantage of an intimate setting with additional valuable one-on-one time with the instructor. Students will have the opportunity to work on a body of work under the supervision of the instructor. Increased individual attention will allow troubleshooting cheap viagra uk of throwing problems and work towards achieving new throwing goals.
10 sessions: 1/10–3/14
Tuition: member $405, non-member $435
Materials fee: $50

4642 Dynamics of Throwing Functional Pottery
Instructor: Melissa Krishnamurthy
Mondays, 12:30–3 PM
This class is for those eager to experiment! The focus will be on finishing techniques, expanding on simple forms, and using a variety of methods.
10 sessions: 1/10–3/14
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4652 Magic in the Machines: New Projects with Ceramic Equipment
Instructor: Peter Syak
Mondays, 3:30–6 PM
The ceramics studio has all sorts of great equipment, including extruders, a slab roller, and wheels. It also contains textures, gadgets, and hidden treasures just waiting to be discovered and become part of your designs. In this class, we will explore ways to utilize the underappreciated studio assets to create both sculptural and functioning ceramic items. Along the way, we will seek out ways to develop your personal style and make our machines your friends. This class will give participants the opportunity to push clay and imagination to the limit as we create everything from perfume bottles and vases, to chalices and architectural features.
10 sessions: 1/17–3/21
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4693/4694 Beginning/Intermediate Wheel Throwing
4693 Instructor: Jessica Garber
Mondays, 6:30–9 PM
4964 Instructor: Emma Tabachnick
Wednesdays, 6:30–9 PM
Enter the world of wheel-thrown pottery! Throw pottery on the wheel, trim, and apply surface decorating techniques. Learn how to create and finish beautiful vases, bowls, and plates, including glazing techniques. Limited to six students for maximum attention.
4693 10 sessions: 1/10–3/14
4694 10 sessions: 1/12–3/16
Tuition: member $405, non-member $435
Materials fee: $50

4653 It’s Personal: Special Projects in Clay
Instructor: Peter Syak
Mondays, 7–9:30 PM
Do you have a project inside you that is yearning to get out? Can’t figure out how to get started, or worse, you have hit a snag? Perhaps you saw something cool and want to try to make it yourself. This is the class for you. Instructor Peter Syak will offer specialized instruction and his technical expertise to help you figure out what you want to create and will then help you to build it. This will be a unique experience, part workshop and part learning laboratory. This class is limited to six students to allow for ample individual attention.
10 sessions: 1/17–3/21
Tuition: member $405, non-member $435
Materials fee: $50

4654 NEW! Closed Form and Narrow Neck Ceramic Forms
Instructor: Jessica Garber
Tuesdays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
This intermediate wheel-throwing class will allow students to challenge themselves by learning to throw a variety of closed forms on the wheel as well as narrow neck vases. Lessons will include narrow neck vases, closed-form jars and trinket boxes, closed-form spheres, transforming a closed-form into a wall pocket, throwing a hollow donut shape and turning it into a vase, and throwing and altering decorative fruit and pumpkins on the wheel. Class size is limited for maximum individual attention.
10 sessions: 1/11–3/15
Tuition: member $405, non-member $435
Materials fee: $50

4646 Functional Pottery: Strategies & Techniques
Instructor: Melissa Krishnamurthy
Tuesdays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
Ever dream of drinking coffee out of a mug you made yourself or admiring flowers in a vase of your own design? Learn a variety of ceramic techniques to make your own functional pieces of pottery. Design and decoration methods including texturing, coloring with slips, and glazing will also be covered.
10 sessions: 1/11–3/15
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4769 Creative Explorations in Ceramics
Instructor: TBD
Tuesdays, 12:30–3 PM
Build your skills in handbuilding, wheel-throwing, glazing, and finishing projects. Open to all levels of experience, we focus on personal expression and growth. Learn about pottery from various cultures across time. If you want, develop work in conjunction with other media.
10 sessions: 1/11–3/15
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4648 New Approaches to Glazing & Finishing Ceramics
Instructor: Melissa Krishnamurthy
Tuesdays, 12:30–3 PM
In this five-week class, come try something new and add some fun tricks to your glazing and finishing repertoire. You will learn how to use slip and underglaze, create monoprints, and use the sgraffito technique to carve designs into leather hard clay. You can experiment with bubble-glazing by trying diswashing soap mixed with glaze. You can even explore making stencils on a Cricut machine to mask off areas before glazing. Both wheel throwers and handbuilders are welcome. Please bring both bisque-fired and leather-hard pieces for glazing and decorating. New pieces can also be created.
5 sessions: 2/15–3/15
Tuition: member $180, non-member $200
Materials fee: $25

4770 Pottery
Instructor: TBD
Tuesdays, 6:30–9 PM
Create beautiful pottery! Roll up your sleeves and learn how to create with clay through instructor demonstrations and personalized attention. The focus of this class is handbuilding, but some instruction for wheel-throwing will be offered if requested.
10 sessions: 1/11–3/15
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4650 Set the Table: Wheel-Thrown Kitchen & Table Ware
Instructor: Emma Tabachnick
Tuesdays, 6:30–9 PM
This class will focus on functional pottery such as bowls, plates, mugs, and other kitchen goods. Focus will be on form, function, design, problem-solving, and consistency. Students will work on building skills such as centering, pulling, trimming, finishing, and glazing. Students will develop an attention to detail while developing their own unique style. Self-driven projects are welcome.
10 sessions: 1/11–3/15
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4632 Wheel-Thrown Pottery
Instructor: Beatrice (Jao-O) Chang
Wednesdays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
Study fundamentals and forms of wheel-thrown pottery as you receive step-by-step instructions for both traditional and experimental processes. You will experiment with decorative elements such as surface pattern, texture, and glazing.
10 sessions: 1/12–3/16
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4658 The Joy of Handbuilding
Instructor: Peter Syak
Wednesdays, 12:30–3 PM
Discover the joy and versatility in creating ceramic objects. You will explore various handbuilding techniques such as slab construction, slump molding, coil building, pinch forming, and tile making.
10 sessions: 1/19–3/23
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4718/4719 Throwing with Lisette Bedoya
Instructor: Lisette Bedoya
4718 Thursdays, 9:45 AM–12:15 PM
4719 Saturdays, 10 AM–12:30 PM
Concentrate on your throwing skills with one of the Art Center’s most energetic instructors! Learn fundamentals such as centering, opening, and pulling the clay. Surface decoration and glazing will also be covered.
4718 10 sessions: 1/13–3/17
4719 10 sessions: 1/15–3/19
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4720 Ceramics for the Ultimate Beginner
Instructor: Lisette Bedoya
Thursdays, 12:30–3 PM
Join the fun-filled world of wheel-thrown ceramics in this stress-free class! Learn about and work with various clays and experiment with all of the glazing and decorating techniques available at the Art Center.
10 sessions: 1/13–3/17
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4722 Taking It to the Next Level: Intermediate Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Lisette Bedoya
Thursdays, 6–8:30 PM
Are you ready to step up your wheel-throwing game? Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, students will work through a series of projects designed to introduce new skills to add to their throwing repertoires. Topics such as throwing lidded forms, multiple component forms, and various surface embellishments will be covered. This class is for intermediate students who are proficient in basic wheel throwing.
10 sessions: 1/13–3/17
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50

4721 Ceramics for the Ultimate Potter
Instructor: Lisette Bedoya
Saturdays, 1–3:30 PM
Continue your growth as a ceramic artist. We will fine-tune our wheel-throwing skills by mastering wall thickness, pottery design, and function. Explore different surface and finishing techniques. For intermediate to advanced students.
10 sessions: 1/15–3/19
Tuition: member $368, non-member $398
Materials fee: $50