Classes and Shows

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I am currently not teaching any classes! 

Please check back later, or send me an e-mail if you have questions.


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Pottery classes are located in Whitehouse, OH, and class size is limited. My classes focus on the process, discovering possibilities, and what makes your work unique. You’ll be guided through various techniques, opening new doors to creative thought. Day or evening classes can be scheduled according to your timing for groups of 3-4. Contact me with your request, or be sure to get on my mailing list to receive updates for upcoming classes!

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Adult Basic Hand-building (age 13 +) (6 weeks) - This class is intended as a basic overview to hand-building for those with little to no clay experience. Class covers pinch, coil, slab, various methods of texturing and surface decoration, and an introduction to staining and glazing.

Cost: $95. Includes materials and firing.

Adult Intermediate Hand-building (age 13 +) (6 weeks) - This class is a continuation of  the techniques learned in “basics” class. Students will begin to focus on preferred techniques, and to refine their work. Introduction of new materials & techniques, and use of wheel as a tool as needed (no thrown pottery in this class).

Cost: $95. Includes materials and firing of up to 25# of clay.


Handles 101 (age 13 +) (6 weeks) - Explore the possibilities for creating vessels with different handle types. Cane, pulled, rolled (coil), etc. Learn a new technique for creating vessels, and begin to “critique” and “weed out” your own work.

Cost: $95. Includes materials and firing.

Slip-Trailing and Clay Inlays (age 13 +) (6 weeks) - Play with beads of slip and mix your own colored clay to create additional interest in your work. (Although not a prerequisite, it helps if you have had the Handles class, first).

Cost: $95. Includes materials and firing.

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Make-a-Mug (Mega-Mug?) (age 13 +) (two - 2 hr classes) - This class is designed for those who don’t have 6 weeks to devote to a class. Learn to make a mug or small pitcher in just 4 hours of class time (two - 2 hr classes).

Cost: $32. Includes materials and firing.

FUNky Clay Jewelry (age 13 +) (two - 2 hr classes) - Make a funky, earthy set: bracelet, necklace, and earrings. Make your own beads & pendants.

Cost: $32. Includes materials to make pieces similar to samples. 


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Kids’ Classes (age 7-12) (6 weeks) - Summer classes are scheduled in May. Contact me early to put your child’s name on the list. Space is limited. Class covers pinch, coil, slab, various methods of texturing and surface decoration, and an introduction to staining and glazing.

Cost: $80. Includes materials and firing.



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I have 2 potter's wheels, so you and a friend can enjoy wheel time together. Lessons are by appointment. I’ll work “hands-on” with you, focusing on proper positioning to make the most of your time on the wheel.

** YOU AND A FRIEND **

Adult, 2 hour lesson: $20 per person. Schedule five lessons for $80.

Teen (age 12-16), 1.5 hour lesson: $15 per person. Schedule five lessons for $60.

Clay, glazes, firings are an additional cost.

** PRIVATE LESSON**

Adult, 2 hour lesson: $25. Schedule five lessons for $100.

Teen (age 12-16), 1.5 hour lesson: $20. Schedule five lessons for $80.

Clay, glazes, firings are an additional cost.


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Available for home schoolers, scouts, and other independent groups. E-mail me with your request.


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