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POTTERY CLASSES

 

Clay Mix offers pottery classes. We limit only 10 students in each class so that everyone receives individualized instruction from an instructor. All levels are welcome. You can use the studio during our regular business hours.

Sign up today for pottery classes!

Wheel-throwing Class
(all levels are welcome)

Tuesday Morning Class: 10am - 12:30pm
August 23 - October 11, 2016 (8 weeks)
Fee: $195 FULL

Tuesday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
August 23 - October 11, 2016 (8 weeks)
Fee: $195 FULL

Wednesday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
August 24 - October 12, 2016 (8 weeks)
Fee: $195 FULL

This course focuses on working with clay on a potter's wheel. Beginners will learn basic skills in throwing and trimming. Intermediate and advanced students will explore new techniques based on individual interests and working at their own pace.  

Fee include:
- 1 bag of clay (25 lbs.)
- Firing fee for work produced during class time up to 2000 cubic inches. Additional firing is 1 cent per cubic inch.

Next session will start on October 25-26. If you are interested in signing up, please call 559.485.0065 to be on the waiting list.

 

 

 

Hand-building Class
(all levels are welcome)

TBA

This course explores handbuilding techniques. Beginners will learn basic hand building skills in pinching, coiling and using slabs. Intermediate and
advanced students will work on expanding their ideas and refining their skills.

Fee include:
- 1 bag of clay (25 lbs.)
- Firing fee for work produced during class time up to 2000 cubic inches. Additional firing is 1 cent per cubic inch.

 

Firing Electric Kilns

Saturday, October 8, 2016
10:00am -12:30pm

Fee: $30

This course will cover basics of firing electric kilns including how to stack shelves, how to load pieces, bisque and glaze firing settings, pyrometric cones etc. We will also address some common mistakes.

 

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Call 559.485.0065 for more information.

 

 

Instructor

Garrett Masterson holds a Master of Fine Arts from Portland State University. His sculptures are included in the permanent collections of the Jingdezhen Ceramics Museum, China, the Shigaraki Museum of Ceramic Art, Japan, as well as private collections in the U.S.

Dawn Hart holds a Master of Arts in Ceramics from Fresno State University. Dawn has taught ceramics at Fresno State as well as Clay Mix’s After School and Artist-in-Residence Program. Currently she teaches art at Clovis Community College.