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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 FULL
October 24 - December 19, 2017 (8 weeks, no class on November 21)
Fee: $215
Instructor: Ken Foster

Tuesday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm FULL
October 24 - December 19, 2017 (8 weeks, no class on November 21)
Fee: $215
Instructor: Ken Foster

Wednesday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm FULL
October 25 - December 20, 2017 (8 weeks, no class on November 22)
Fee: $215
Instructor: Garrett Masterson

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
- Firing fee for work produced during class time up to 2000 cubic inches. Additional firing is 1 cent per cubic inch.

 

If you are interested in signing up for the next session, please call 559.485.0065 to be on the waiting list.
 

Hand-building Class
(all levels are welcome)

Monday Afternoon Class: 2:00pm - 4:30pm 2 spots are currently available
October 16 - November 20, 2017 (6 weeks)
Fee: $160
Instructor: Dawn Hart

Monday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm 3 spots are currently available
October 16 - November 20, 2017 (6 weeks)
Fee: $160
Instructor: Dawn Hart

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.

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Firing Electric Kilns

Saturday, November 11, 2017
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.

To register, pay with PayPal:

Call 559.485.0065 for more information.

 

 

Instructor

Ken Foster has been a professional potter for over 35 years. Ken holds a Master of Fine Arts from California State University, Fullerton and has been exhibiting his work at art galleries and art festivals in California, Arizona and Nevada.

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.

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.