Non Credit Courses





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Intro. To Pottery  8 weeks

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. Clay will be provided the first class, thereafter students must purchase clay at the studio. Limit 15.  (No class 1/19 & 2/16)


CLAY-POTT-04                                              Mondays 6p – 9p                    Jan 5 - March 9     $200

CLAY-POTT-05                                              Mondays 6p – 9p                    Mar 23 - May 8      $200


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 10.


CLAY-POTTW-04                                          Thursdays 6p – 9p                  Jan 8 - Feb 26     $200

CLAY-POTTW-05                                          Thursdays 6p – 9p                  March 19 -May 7 $200


Advanced Pottery 

This 8 week class is for the intermediate to advanced student.  The class addresses topics and projects involving ceramic processes and techniques. Further exploration and development of the individual work of the student will be addressed.  Some materials included.  Limit 15.


CLAY-POTA-03  Wednesdays 6p – 9p          Jan 7 - Feb 25                         $200

CLAY-POTA-04 Wednesdays 6p – 9p           March 18 - May 6                   $200


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

CLAY-RES08-04  Mondays – Sundays         Jan 12 - March 2                    $150

CLAY-RES08-05  Mondays – Sundays         March 16 - May 3                   $150

16 Week Non-Instructional Artist Studio

CLAY-RES16-03  Mondays – Sundays         Jan 12 - May 4                        $275


Jewelry Making

Fashion colorful jewelry from sheets of dichroic glass which is fused in a small kiln.  Learn the art of enameling using powdered glass frit melted onto copper shapes. The student will also work with a clay-like material that fires like metal. Tools are provided  Some materials included.  Limit 15.  (No class 4/5)


CLAY-JWL-03 Sundays  1-3 PM                   March 15 - April 19                 $150


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.  Materials are included. Limit 10.


CLAY-KIDPOTT-02  Saturday 10a – 12p      Jan 31 – Feb 21                      $75

CLAY-KIDPOTT-03  Saturday 10a - 12p       April 11 - May 2                      $75


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.  All materials included. Limit 10.


CLAY-KIDWHL-02                                         Saturday 10a – 12p                March 7 - 28  $75


Pottery Workshop Classes


Have you always wanted to try making pottery without having to commit to a long- term class?  Our “Hands-On” will introduce you to pottery fundamentals, develop your appreciation for pottery making, and indulge your creative urge.  You will take home your 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. No experience necessary. Materials included. Limit 10.


CLAY-WHEEL-10                                           Friday 6p-8p                            Jan 30           $25

CLAY-WHEEL-11                                           Sunday 2p-4p                         Feb 8              $25

CLAY-WHEEL-12                                           Friday 6p-8p                            March 6           $25

CLAY-WHEEL-13                                           Sunday 10a-12p                     April 12            $25

CLAY-WHEEL-14                                           Friday 6p-8p                            April 24            $25

CLAY-WHEEL-15                                           Sat 10a-12p                            May 9              $25


Girls Night Out

A great reason to spend time with your friends and make a work of art! Create a slab built lantern. Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.


CLAY-GIRLS-02                                             Friday 6p-8p                            March 27         $35


Teatime Mosaics

Learn how to transform ordinary objects into colorful works of art with mosaics and a spot o’ tea. Karen Buck from “Across the Pond”, will be serving tea and teaching the art of mosaic. Each student will create a serving tray.  Materials included.  Limit 15.


CLAY-TEATIMO-01                                       Tuesday 5p -8p                       March 10         $30


Toad Abode

The toad community in your neighborhood will thank you for making one of these remarkable clay toad homes for your garden. Create a one of a kind clay dwelling using pre-thrown forms and adding decoration. Materials included. Limit 15 


CLAY-TOAD - 01                                           Sunday 2p-4p                         April 26            $30



Students will make melodic ceramic windchimes for the home or garden.  Materials included. Limit 15.


CLAY-CHIME-01                                            Sunday 2p-4p                         March 8           $25


Garden Art 

Students will have a choice of making flower pots, birdhouses, small birdbaths, or garden markers and learn various decorating techniques.  Materials included. Limit 15.


CLAY-GARDART-01                                     Sunday 2p-4p                         May 3             $30


Gnome for your Home

A great class for all ages.  Create a one of a kind clay gnome using pre-thrown forms and adding facial expressions and decoration.  Gnomes will be glazed and fired and ready for your garden or home. You will be called to pick up your piece after it is fired in the kiln.  Materials included.  Limit 15.


CLAY-GNOME01                                           Friday 6p-8p                            March 13         $30

CLAY-GNOME02                                           Sunday 10a-12p                     April 19            $30


Mom and Me

Create a one of a kind platter to commemorate Mother’s day.  Children of all ages and their mothers are welcome to create a hand built platter.  Materials included. Limit 15.


CLAY-MOMME-01                                         Sunday 10a-12p                     March 22         $25

CLAY-MOMME-02                                         Friday 6p-8p                            April 10            $25


Pottery Basket

 Create a unique, hand built piece of pottery  by weaving strips of clay.  Students will paint or choose a glaze for their piece.  You will be called to pick up your piece after it is fired in the kiln.  Materials included.  Limit 15.


CLAY-BASKET-01                                         Friday 6p-8p                            Feb 13             $30


Butterfly Feeder

Create a unique piece of garden art and attract butterflies to your yard!  Students will paint or choose a glaze for their piece.  You will be called to pick up your piece after it is fired in the kiln. Materials included.  Limit 15.


CLAY-BUTFE-01                                            Sunday 11a-1p                       April 26            $35