Raku Pottery WorkshopInstructor: Jim Gorman with Jenny Lawrence
Course Description: Make pots on August 22 for the Sept. 7th Raku firing!!!
Raku Firing: September 7th, 2019 1pm til dark! Location and driving directions at this link:
Please car pool, as parking is very limited. Pot Luck at the Raku firing Sept. 7th, Bring a dinner dish!
Rain Date is the Next Day Sunday, Sept. 8th
Location: off site near the Little River on a private farm!
Class Fee: $25
Wheel Throwing: All Levels (Eight Week Class)
Instructor: Ayla Mullen
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: Sept. 9 thru Oct. 28, 2019
Day and Time: Monday's, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Y Pottery Studio
Class Fee: $160 + $30 Bag of Clay
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: September 11, to Oct. 30, 2019
Day and Time: Wednesday's, 6:30-9:00 PM
Class Fee: $160 + $30 Bag of Clay (extra clay is $30 per 25lb. bag)
Instructor: Michael LaRoche
Dates: Sept. 12 thru Oct. 31, 2019
Day and Time: Thursday's, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Dates: Oct. 1 thru Nov. 19, 2019
Day and Time: Tuesday's, 6:30 - 9:00 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: September 6, 2019
Day and Time: Friday, 6:30-9:00 PM
Class Fee: $40
Dates: Sept. 12 thru OCT. 31, 2019
Day and Time: Thursday's, 1:00pm to 3:30pm p.m.