Ceramics Workshops

Sgraffito with Nathan Gwirtz

Learn about Nathan's approach to sgraffito, a technique for decorating surface using slip or underglaze and carving. Beginners welcome.
Sundays, June 19th & 26th
1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

$160/$135
 

Slip Casting with Amy Adams

Students will make a two part plaster mold of a found object; like a jar, a cup, or a piece of fruit. You'll learn to make our own designs in plaster and then make single or two part molds of those objects to make vases, planters, mugs or sculpture. You will also learn to make small molds for decorative parts and to attach cast pieces while wet. Firing not included. Beginners welcome.
Fridays, July 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

$220/$195

 

Paper Clay for Sculpting with Grace Moore

Learn to make and use paper clay to make forms that can't be made using unreinforced clay. Learn to make dry to dry connections.
Beginners welcome.

Fridays, August 5th & 12th
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

$160/$135

 

Let's Face It: You Need to Make Some Art with Grace Moore

Sculpt faces or masks to hang on the wall. Grace will guide you in using additive/ subtractive modeling, reference images, and the use of armatures when necessary. Considerations for firing and surface finishes will be discussed. Firing is not included. Basic experience with clay recommended.
Sundays, September 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

$275/$250

 

Transfers and Decals with Lex Feldheim

Learn to design and create your own digital waterslide decals and transfers (screen-printed on tissue) to decorate your pottery and sculpture. Materials are not included, list to be sent to registrants.
Some clay experience OR digital design experience is highly recommended.

Saturdays October 1st, 8th, & 15th
1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

$275/$250 There will be a material fee, TBD

 

Tile Making with Amy Adams

Learn how to make tiles using a mold, how to design and create a backsplash for your own home. Installation will be discussed. Beginners welcome.
Fridays, October 28th, November 4th, 11th & 18th
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

$220/$195

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Sgrafitto with Nathan Gwirtz

“I couldn’t imagine a more delightful workshop… Nathan is warm, helpful, and a very kind, clear communicator… He is amazingly talented as both a creative and a teacher!”

“A fabulous workshop! Nathan did an excellent job of explaining the history and applications of the technique, the demos and all of the teaching tasks, and answering questions.”

Monoprint on Clay with Kathy Erteman

“I learned so much from this workshop! Most importantly, permission to play and experiment. Love the space and the energy! Thank you!”

"I most enjoyed Kathy’s willingness to share extensively. This workshop was full of technical info.”

Slip Trailing with Cheyenne Mallo

“What I enjoyed most about this workshop was the instructor’s generous nature and obvious thoughtfulness and skill.”

“Cheyenne explained clearly and had lots of specific tips. She is super helpful and very encouraging. I enjoyed the friendly, bright atmosphere.”

Let the Clay Do the Talking with Alida van Almelo

“This was a very thought provoking workshop... I learned about the freedom of exploration of unfired pieces and using the surrounding areas to influence the art.”

“Extremely satisfied with this workshop!! I learned how to look at things differently and explore ideas in depth. I really enjoyed the group conversation.”