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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
July 12 - August 16, 2016 (Short session, 5 weeks, no class on August 2)
Fee: $125

Tuesday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
July 12 - August 16, 2016 (Short session, 5 weeks, no class on August 2)
Fee: $125

Wednesday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
July 13 - August 17, 2016 (Short session, 5 weeks, no class on August 3)
Fee: $125

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.

Registration will start soon! If you are interested in signing up, please call 559.485.0065 to be on the waiting list.

 

Slab Construction Techniques with Garrett Masterson
(all levels are welcome)

June 16 - July 21, 2016
Thursday Afternoon: 1:00 - 3:30pm (No class on July 14)
Fee: $125
FULL

This class will focus on making work by hand using slab construction techniques. Students can choose to create a functional tea pot or, as an option, a sculptural object.  This class will be great for beginners as well as those more experienced in ceramic art. The last class will focus on glaze techniques.

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.

 

 

Hand-building Class with Dawn Hart
(all levels are welcome)

July 11 - August 15, 2016 FULL
Monday Evenings:
6:00 - 8:30pm
Fee: $150

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, June 25, 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.