Hand Building Class - 8 WEEK CLASSInstructor: Stephanie Duston
Course Description: We will make a project each week exploring use of various types of hand building, from soft slab construction to hard slab building, explore using slip decorations on our work as well. The clay extruder will also be used in making abstract vases from pipe forms. Also plaster molds will be used to shape and form our slab work to unique shapes, ie. boat, oval pots, square plates, etc... Glazing will be explained and taught as well. Mugs, bowls, vases, berry bowls, boxes, and plates will be made.
Dates: February 5th thru March 25th, 2020
Day and Time: Wednesday's, 6:30-9:00 PM
Location: Y Pottery Studio
Class Fee: $160 + $30 Bag of Clay (extra clay is $30 per 25lb. bag)
Wheel Throwing: All Levels (Eight Week Class)
Instructor: Michael LaRoche
Course Description: Wheel Thrown Pottery is eight weeks of exploring how to "throw" clay on the potter's wheel. You will learn to wedge clay, to center on the potter's wheel, to move the clay into bowl, plate and cylindrical shapes. How to glaze and decorate your work for the final firing. Some community tools are available for use.Taking this class allows the participant to use the studio during "Open Studio" hours outside of class times. An updated schedule for Open Studio is located on a calendar www.vtymca.org/pottery.html
Dates: January 30th thru March 19th, 2020
Day and Time: Thursday's, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Class Fee: $160 + $30 Bag of Clay
Dates: April 2 thru May 21, 2020
Day and Time: Tuesday's, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Wheel Throwing: Intermediate Experience Required!!! (Eight Week Class)
Instructor: Ayla Mullen
Students will need to acquire the following list of supplies, but will not need to do so before the first class. The instructor will provide an introduction to tools and materials in the first class, and students will have the opportunity to participate in a group order at that time, or choose to purchase them independently.
Ayla Mullen will demonstrate the following techniques, 1 per week:
Taking this class allows the participant to use the studio during "Open Studio" hours outside of class times. An updated schedule for Open Studio is located on a calendar www.vtymca.org/pottery.html
Dates: January 27 thru March 16, 2020
Day and Time: Monday's, 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Sip and Spin - Intro to the Pottery WheelInstructor: Michael LaRoche
Course Description: Are you deliberating on signing up for a pottery class?! Well, come try it out, make a few things and we will finish them up for you to pick up in a few weeks!
Date: January 24th, 2020
Day and Time: Friday, 6:30-9:00 PM
Class Fee: $40