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Non Credit Courses

 

 

CLAY COLLEGE

FOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION CALL JACKIE SANDRO

856-765-0988 - www.cccnj.edu/claycollege

 

 

SUMMER & FALL NON-CREDIT 2015

 

ADULTS AND CHILDREN POTTERY CLASSES

 

 

 

6 week Non-Instructional  Resident Artist Studio

 

Mondays - Sundays

 

Studio Hours Apply

 

$120

 

Session 1: May 18 – June 22

 

Sessions 2: July 6 – August 10 

 

The non-instructional studios are for students who have some experience (at least one introductory course) and would like to work in the studio to develop their craft.  Students would attend open studio hours convenient for them.  Clay is not included, but can be purchased at Clay College. Limit 50

 

 

NEW!!! KIDS CAMP

 

Join us for a clay-filled summer!!  Clay College is hosting a three-week kid’s class.  During camp, we work on hand-building, wheel projects, and 3-D art.  During the third week, kids will have an opportunity to work together to create a gallery set-up and host a Third Friday Gallery Show on August 21st from 6pm to 9pm.  Limit 15 kids, must sign up for all three weeks.  Open to ages 7 to 12; materials included.

 

Mondays - Fridays, 9am – 12pm

 August 3rd – 21st

 $375

  

Pottery Wheel

 

Workshop Classes

 

With the help of an instructor, the student will learn how to “ throw” a pot on the potter’s wheel.  No experience necessary.  All materials are included.  Limit 10

 Thursday, July 30th 

  6pm - 8pm

 $25

 

Thursday, August 6th 

6pm – 8pm

$25

 

Saturday, August 15th

10am – 12pm

$25

 

Friday, August 21st

6pm – 8pm

$25

 

Jewelry Making (3 Weeks)

 

Create unique jewelry using metal clay: works like clay, fires like precious metal.  Tools are provided.  There is a $30 charge for glass and jewelry findings. Some materials included.  Limit 12.

Sundays, 1pm – 4pm

August 2nd – 16th 

$100

  

ADVANCED POTTERY (5 Weeks)

 

This 5-week class is for the intermediate to advanced student.  The class addresses advanced topics and projects involving ceramic processes and techniques.  Further exploration and development of the individual work of the student will be addressed.  2 sessions listed below. Some materials included. Limit 15.

  

Wednesday, 6pm – 9pm

 July 1 – July 29

 Cost:  $150

 

 Hummingbird Feeder

 Create a unique piece of art and attract hummingbirds to your yard!  Students will paint or choose a glaze for their piece.  Materials included.  Limit 15.

 Friday, July 24th 

 6pm – 8pm

 $30

 

 Afternoon Mosaics

 Learn how to turn ordinary objects into works of art with mosaics. Students will adhere pieces of glass and broken china to a serving tray. All materials included.

 Limit 15.

 Sunday, July 26th

 1pm – 3pm

 $30

  

Garden Art

 Students will create a hanging flower pot and learn various decorating techniques.

 Materials included.  Limit 15.

 Sunday, August 23rd 

 2pm – 4pm

 $30

 

Intro. To Pottery

No experience is needed for this class.  The course will explore hand-building techniques such as pinch, coil, and slab.  The student will be introduced to the pottery wheel.  Students will also learn about firing and glazing. Glaze and firings included in the price. Instructor: Kassandra Huerta. Clay will be provided the first class, thereafter students must purchase clay at the studio. Limit 15.

POTT-02:                 Mondays                           6p – 9p – September 14 to November 9 (closed Columbus Day) $210                                                                                                                                                    

 

Intro. To Pottery Wheel    

No experience is needed for this class. The student will learn how to throw a pot on the pottery wheel. Through weekly demonstrations and hands-on instruction, the student will start out making cylinders using the pottery wheel and progress on to other forms. Limit 12

POTTW02:                Thursdays                       6p – 9p – September 3 to October 22                                               $210

 

Advanced Pottery 

This 8-week class is for the intermediate to advanced student.  The class addresses advanced topics and projects involving ceramic processes and techniques. Further exploration and development of the individual work of the student will be addressed.  Instructor for 1st session:  Christopher Hambleton.  Instructor for 2nd session: Jackie Sandro. Some materials included.  Limit 15

POTA01:  Wednesdays                                    6p – 9p – September 2 to October 21                                               $210

POTA02:  Wednesdays                                    6p – 9p – November 4 to December 23                                           $210

 

Non-Instructional Artist Studio 

The non-instructional studios are for the student who has some experience (at least one introductory course) and would like to work in the studio to develop their craft.  The student would attend open studio hours that are convenient for them. Clay is not included, but can be purchased at Clay College. Limit 50                                        

8 Week Non-Instructional Artist Studio                                       

RES0802:                  Mondays – Sundays, September 7 – October 26                                                                     $160

RES0803:                  Mondays – Sundays, November 2 to December 14                                                                $160

16 Week Non-Instructional Artist Studio 

RES1602:                  Mondays – Sundays, September 7 to December 14                                                               $285

 

Jewelry Making

Create unique jewelry using various clays, glass and surface techniques. The student will be introduced to working with clay and also a material that can be worked like clay, but fires like metal.  The student will learn to create jewelry designs from beautiful sheets of colorful iridescent dichroic glass.  The glass pieces will be fused together by firing them in a small kiln.    Tools are provided. Great for teens! Instructor: Michele Norton. Some materials included.  Limit 15.

JWL02:    Sundays  12-3 PM, October 18 to November 22                                                                                        $160

 

Children’s Non-Credit Classes

Kids Pottery

This class is for children ages 7 to 12.  There is no experience needed.  The student will explore clay hand-building techniques including pinch, coil and slab.  Your young artist will create 5 to 7 projects and learn the entire process of pottery from working with clay to glazing. Instructor: Lauren Wymbs. Materials are included. Limit 15.

KIDPOTT-01:            Saturday                          10a – 12p                    September 12 to October 3                           $85

 

Kids Pottery Wheel

This class is for children ages 7 to 12.  There is no experience needed.  With the help of an instructor, the student will learn how to “throw” a pot using a professional pottery wheel.  Students will experience the entire process of pottery from creating the pieces to glazing and firing. Lauren Wymbs. All materials included. Limit 15.

KIDWHL02:               Saturday                          10a – 12p                    November 7 to November 28                                       $85

 

Pottery Workshop Classes

Have you always wanted to try making pottery without having to commit to a long- term class?  Our “Hands-On” workshops will introduce you to pottery fundamentals, develop your appreciation for pottery making, and indulge your creative urge.  You will be able to take home your own creation once it is glazed and fired in our kiln.  We’ll call you when your piece is ready for pick up. 

Pottery Wheel

Create a piece of pottery on a pottery wheel. With the help of an instructor students will learn how to “throw” a pot.  The student will choose a glaze, and the staff will fire your piece and call to arrange a pick-up time. No experience necessary. Materials included. Limit 10.

WHEEL06:                Sunday                            2p - 4p                         September 27                                  $30

WHEEL07:                Friday                               6p - 8p                         October 9                                          $30

WHEEL08:                Friday                               6p - 8p                         October 30                                        $30

WHEEL09:                Thursday                         6p - 8p                         November 19                                   $30

WHEEL10:                Saturday                          10a – 12p                    December 12                                   $30

WHEEL11:                Sunday                            2p -4p                          December 13                                   $30

 

Pottery Pumpkin Workshop

Great for all ages.  Create a one of a kind clay jack-o-lantern using stamped clay, textures, and colorful glazes. Carve facial expressions just like you would a pumpkin.  Jack-O-Lanterns will be glazed and fired in time for Halloween.  Bring a loved one, parent, child or friend.  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

POTPUM01:             Sunday                            2p – 4p                        September 20                                  $35

POTPUM02:             Saturday                          11a – 1p                      October 10                                        $35

 

Sugar Skull Candy Dish

Great for all ages! Create a “Day of the Dead” sugar skull candy dish.  Students will turn a coil of clay into a colorful candy dish. Use as many bright colors as you want to decorate your one-of-a-kind creation! Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 18

              SKULL-01               Friday                                     6p – 8p                  October16                                             $35

 

Veggie Crudite Tray and Dipping Bowl

Create a beautiful serving tray and a dipping bowl for your healthy snack!  Make a tray that looks like your favorite veggie! The student will transform a slab of clay into a serving platter for crudite using various decorating techniques, including stamps and textural fabrics to press into the clay for beautiful surfaces. You will be called to pick up your piece after it is fired in the kiln.  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

              VEG-01                    Sunday                                  2p -4p                    October 18                                            $40

 

Napkin Rings

Make a unique addition to your dinner or holiday table by creating clay napkin rings. You may want to use a fall or holiday theme for an inspiration! Students will create 4 to 6 napkin rings.  If you would like to make additional rings, there will be a supply fee charged for extra clay and glaze. Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 18.

              NAP-01                    Friday                                     6p – 8p                  November 6                                         $30

 

Shelf Elf and the Shelf Itself!

Create a clay elf, and the shelf that it sits on! For this traditional holiday favorite, students will be given a wet clay form. You will then have creative freedom to sculpt and add the features and decoration. The student will also create the shelf it sits on, using a clay slab. Materials included. No experience needed.  Limit 15.

               ELF-01                    Sunday                                  2p -4p                    November 8                                         $40

Autumn Leaves Clay Project

Bring your own leaves if you like! (fake or real) Participants will turn a slab of clay into a beautiful fall platter just in time for the holidays.  Your unique platter will look great on your table and is also a perfect hostess gift.  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

LEAVES01:               Thursday                         6 – 8 PM                      November 12                                   $35

 

Christmas Tree Workshop             

Great for all ages!  Create a one of kind heirloom for you and/or your family.  Make your own personalized Christmas tree using stamps, textures and bright colors. Bring your child, spouse, or friend, for this special holiday activity.  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

TREE01:                    Sunday                            2p – 4p PM                 November 15                                   $35

Holiday Candle Holder     

Great for all ages!  Make your own personalized holiday candle-holder, specific to your family traditions. Bring your child, spouse, or friend, for this special holiday activity.  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

              CANDLE-01           Friday                                     6p – 8p                  November 20                                       $35

Clay Ornaments

Make an Ornament! Take an Ornament!  Create a Santa, gnome, elf, tree, or angel. Spend the rest of this 2-hour workshop painting already made and fired ornaments. The student will take a total of 6 ornaments. Great for all ages! Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 18

             ORNA-01                  Friday                                     6p – 8p                  December 4                                         $30

Cookie Plate/Swap

Create a unique plate for your cookie swap! Makes a great gift! Students will use the clay slab building technique, along with various decorating techniques, including stamps and textural fabrics to press into the clay for beautiful surfaces.  Bring a dozen cookies to this one and swap with the group!  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

             COOK-01                 Sunday                                  12p – 3p                                December 6                                         $35

Clay Angel or Santa Ornament

Make an Angel or Santa ornament for your tree! Students will be given a clay form to make into an Angel and Santa ornament.  Great for all ages!  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 18.

            ANGEL-01                Friday                                     6p – 8p                  December 11                                       $35