Ceramics Department

Classes & Workshops

Our goal is to assist you in exploring the possibilities of ceramics because creating with clay enlivens the Mind and energizes the Spirit.  We have a passion for studio endeavors and want to share it with you. We do that by providing tools and space, materials, instruction, supportive environment, and opportunities to pursue your maker goals. The energy you bring into the studio is just as important as what we might be able to provide to you. We look forward to having you work with us in the studio.
All Classes Include or Offer Access to:
  • Rovin Ceramics Clay Bodies
  • Brent CXC Wheels
  • Giffen Grip and Strong Arm
  • Variety of Bats in Multiple Sizes
  • Blue Star Extruder with 30 Dies
  • Hand Extruder with Handle Dies
  • Variety of Molds
  • Microwave
  • Spray Booth
  • Drying Cabinet
  • Vertical Slab Roller
  • Rubber Wheel Grinder
  • Tile Saw
  • Wet Ware Shelving
  • Private Student Shelf
  • Hand Clay Tools
  • Texture, Number, & Alphabet Stamps
  • Complete Glaze Lab

Intro & Beginner Classes

Beginners will have classes with a direct, hands-on learning experience, aimed at making you comfortable and inspired to use the studio independently, outside of class time, and enjoy work-playing with clay.

Introduction to Ceramics

Learn basic building and glazing techniques that can provide a lifetime of fun and exploration.

Intermediate & Advanced Classes

Experienced ceramicists, working independent of class times, will find this space well equipped and user-friendly. You can use the studio on a per week basis (Tuesday – Saturday), with a low studio fee and firing charges.

Throwing on Potter’s Wheel

Throwing clay on the wheel is a very challenging and absorbing activity. Focus in this class will be learning skills needed to throw basic forms.

Made by Students

Workshops 

Workshops are primarily available on Saturdays. These workshops may vary in price, time, and availability per age group. The short one day workshops will help focus in key areas in ceramics.

Raku Firing

Raku is a very exciting and hands-on firing technique.  It involves an outdoor, fast firing that is full of drama.

Kids Ceramics

Raku is a very exciting and hands-on firing technique.  It involves an outdoor, fast firing that is full of drama.

Glaze Making

Learn the basics of making exciting glazes with our new glaze making workshop.

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