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Monday Mornings – Beginning & Intermediate Wheel Throwing 2022

$220

with Rachael Clemens

Calendar Nov 7, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 7 weeks

7 Week Class due to the holidays

This course is for the beginner through intermediate level pottery student and provides instruction on basic pottery making techniques. Topics include introduction to throwing on the potter’s wheel, applying glaze and introduction to firing in an electric kiln. Students will work on self-directed independent projects with impromptu discussions and demonstrations based on individual needs. Students have the opportunity to work on individual clay projects of their choice and at their own pace to develop their skill level and personal style while receiving guidance from the instructor.

Classes may be cancelled at short notice if the minimum attendance is not achieved. Your money will be refunded should this happen. 

Please refer to our website for our Covid policy.

Photo credit Roman Hinex

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Monday Evening - Handbuilding & Wheel - 2022

$220

with Debbie Englund

Calendar Nov 7, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

7 Week Class due to the holidays

This class is designed for any skill level and will focus on all aspects of ceramic sculpture and wheel throwing from concept to completion. We will discuss elements of 3-dimensional design, methods of constructing with clay, and surface treatments.

Students will design work based on personal interest and will be encouraged to stretch their imaginations. We will experiment with several different techniques including wheel throwing fundamentals, modeling and slab building. Students will finish their work using a range of surface treatments including texture, ceramic glaze, and polychrome.

Group demonstrations and instruction will be based on students’ interests and questions. Individual instruction will be provided at each class to promote student success. This class is intended for adults 18 years and older. 

Class includes 25lbs. of clay, studio glazes and firing. Additional clay is available for purchase. Wear old clothes, and bring an old towel.

Classes may be cancelled at short notice if the minimum attendance is not achieved. Your money will be refunded should this happen. 

Please refer to our website for our Covid 19 policy.

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Mud Puppy Studio Time - December 2022

$250

with Studio Manager

Calendar Dec 1, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Mud Puppy is open access to the studio for students who can work independently. All mud puppies must have taken classes with ClayWorx Studios for at least 6-12 months in order to be eligible. Consideration is based on the recommendation of their instructor. Safety in the studio is paramount.

If you are new to mud puppy, please contact us at clayworxstudios@gmail.com prior to signing up.  We refer the right to turn down independent access based on an individual's experience.

Monthly Mudpuppy fee schedule: 

  • $250/month - dual enrollment discount of 20% off the lowest priced item out of class or mudpuppy.*
  • You may bring your own clay or purchase clay from the studio $25/bag.
  • Access to studio glazes

Firing fees:

  • bisque $3.75 per ½ shelf minimum, $7.50 per shelf, or $30 full kiln. 
  • glaze $10 per ½ shelf minimum, $20 per shelf, or $80 full kiln 
  • Height on tall pieces must to be considered - up to 8” one shelf, 8-12” 2 shelves high, 12-18” 3 shelves high, 24” plus is 4 shelves. 

*Duel enrollment discount – all work made outside of the 3-hour class time is subject to firing fees as listed above.

We work on an honors system for determining your firing fees based on your production. If you are taking a class, fees for those pieces are exempt.  Fees are due at the end of each month, and please make payment in a timely fashion. 

Mud puppies may use the studio during scheduled class time, only if there is sufficient space to allow for increased attendance. Please check with an instructor prior to attending the session. 

Mud puppies are in the studio for their own independent work. If they attend and participate in a class, they need to enroll in that class separately. 

Your registration is for you alone. If you wish to bring ad hoc guests, please contact clayworxstudios@gmail.com to make arrangements prior to using the studio resources.

You will be given a key code to access the studio. A maximum of 10 Open Studio participants will be assigned at any time. The agreements are from the 1st to the end of the month.

 

We are not accepting production potters at this time due to kiln capacity. 

Please refer to our website for our Covid policy.

Face Mugs Workshop - December 2022

$75

with Debbie Englund

Calendar Dec 10, 2022 at 9 am

Are you a morning person? Want to create a personalized coffee mug (or two) to suit your moods? Or to set your mood for the day?

Learn techniques for applying features and designs to your mug.

Each participant is supplied with 2 blank mugs and the necessary tools and materials to produce 2 functional mugs.

This morning workshop will be an absolute hoot for both kids and adults alike,  so invite a friend or two! Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

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