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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 with Craig Easter
(all levels are welcome)

Tuesday Morning Class: 10am - 12:30pm
July 14 - August 4, 2015 (4 weeks)
Fee: $110

Tuesday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm FULL
July 14 - August 4, 2015 (4 weeks)
Fee: $110

Wednesday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm FULL
July 15 - August 5, 2015 (4 weeks)
Fee: $110

Your fee will be $195 if you take two sessions.

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.

Pottery Class

 

Hand-building Class with Garrett Masterson
(all levels are welcome)

Three evenings:
Thursday, June 18
Friday, June 26
Thursday, July 2, 2015

6:00 - 8:30pm
Fee: $85

This class will focus on making work by hand using slab construction techniques. Slab technique is perfect for making geometric forms like bonsai pots, ikebana containers or more complex angular forms.

This class will be great for beginners as well as those more experienced in ceramic art.

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, July 18, 2015
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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Hand-building Class with Dawn Hart
(all levels are welcome)

August 20 - September 24, 2015
Thursday 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.

 

To register, pay with PayPal:

Call 559.485.0065 for more information.

 

 

Instructor

Craig Easter has been selling his pottery nationally for over 35 years including at American Craft Council shows. Craig is a member emeritus of Association of Clay & Glass Artists of California. He has been sharing his knowledge with his students at Clay Mix for the last seven years.

Garrett Masterson holds a Master of Fine Arts from Portland State University. He is currently ceramics instructor at Reedley College. His figurative sculptures are included in 500 Figures in Clay, vol 1 & 2 (Lark Books, NY).

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.

 

 

 

 


 

Craig Easter