Adult Pottery Classes & Workshops

Cream City Clay offers wheel throwing and hand building (an ancient technique of creating forms without a wheel using hands, fingers and tools) for the beginner to the most advanced.

Wheel classes include teen wheel, wheel I and wheel II, and couples night out. Hand building classes may include coil building, pinch pots, slab building, mosaics, jewelry making, figurines or tile making.

All Materials are included unless otherwise noted.

Classes are available for all levels of pottery skills.

Adult Pottery Wheel 1

Learn the basics of throwing on a potter’s wheel in a fun and friendly atmosphere. No previous clay or art experience necessary. Class size is limited to ensure personal attention.

Clay is an excellent stress reliever – come and get your hands messy!

Level: Beginner

Classes:

Early Fall

Thursday Mornings

Dates: 9/5/2019 – 10/17/2019
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Fee: $235.00

Thursday Evenings

Dates: 9/5/2019 – 10/17/2019
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $235.00

Late Fall

Thursday Mornings

Dates: 10/24/2019 – 12/12/2019
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Fee: $235.00

Thursday Evenings

Dates: 10/24/2019 – 12/12/2019
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $235.00

Adult Pottery Wheel II

This is a great class for those who can wedge and center clay, and have had at least one class on the potter’s wheel. Create pouring vessels, plates and cups with handles. Students will gain a wide variety of experience.

Level: Intermediate

Classes:

Early Fall

Tuesday Mornings

Dates: 9/3/2019 – 10/15/2019
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Fee: $231.00

Monday Evenings

Dates: 9/9/2019 – 10/21/2019
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $235.00

Late Fall

Tuesday Mornings

Dates: 10/29/2019 – 12/10/2019
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Fee: $235.00

Monday Evenings

Dates: 10/28/2019 – 12/9/2019
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $235.00

Adult Pottery Wheel III

For students who are comfortable centering and throwing at least 3 pounds of clay. We will be focusing on altered and multiple pieced forms. We will also be focusing on the finished product taking aesthetics into consideration.

Level: Intermediate

Classes:

Tuesday Evenings

Dates: 9/4/2019 – 10/16/2019
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $235.00

Couples Night Out

Have a hands on clay experience with your favorite someone or best pal. Cherish the memories each time you use your handmade pottery at home.

One registration includes both people and all materials needed.  Pottery can be picked up 3 weeks later and a call/email will be sent to notify you when it’s ready. Friday Nights @ 6:30-9pm (Please arrive 10 min early)

Level: Beginner

Classes:

Friday, August 23rd

Date: 8/23/2019 (one evening)
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $82.00

Friday, September 6th

Date: 9/6/2019 (one evening)
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $84.00

Friday, September 20th

Date: 9/20/2019 (one evening)
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $84.00

Friday, October 11th

Date: 10/11/2019 (one evening)
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $84.00

Friday, October 25th

Date: 10/25/2019 (one evening)
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $84.00

Friday, November 8th

Date: 11/8/2019 (one evening)
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $84.00

Friday, November 22nd

Date: 11/22/2019 (one evening)
Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fee: $84.00

Hand Building: Surface Design

Explore traditional and non-traditional materials to decorate the surface of a ceramic object. Understand different stains; underglaze versus oxides and incorporate graphite and colored pencil to create a unique look. Play around with making a mosaic by inserting broken work into clay. Bring drawings to use as inspiration.

Level: Intermediate

Classes:

Wednesday Evenings

Dates: 7/31/2019 – 8/28/2019
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Fee: $170.00

Hand Building: Carving

Create a hand built sculpture in this 4 day class with June Vaughn. Explore new designs by carving, adding stones, slips & oil based paints. Great alternative to glazing. Current members/at home potters may choose to bring leather hard vessels to carve. Experience level from beginner to advanced. Students will need to purchase additional paints & brushes before last class.

Level: Beginner to Advanced

Classes:

Friday Mornings

Dates: 8/2/2019 – 8/23/2019
Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Fee: $142.00

Structures, Concepts, Aesthestics & the History of Ceramics

The focus will be on hand structures, tessellations, along with conceptual ideas and the history of ceramics as well as the aesthetics of your pieces.

Level: Intermediate

Classes:

Thursday Mornings

Dates: 9/6/2019 – 10/11/2019
Time: 9:30 AM – 12 PM
Fee: $199

Thursday Evenings

Dates: 10/30/2019 – 12/11/2019
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Fee: $199

Foundations of Ceramics

Learn the basics of hand building starting with coils, hard slabs, soft slabs and pinch pots, where you’ll learn to roll coils, pound out slabs. this will lead you to new and greater forms as we help you build larger and faster. Investigate sculpting and tile making. Make fun, interesting, one-of-a-kind pieces to grace your kitchen table or display in your garden.

Level: Beginner

Classes:

Wednesday Evenings

Dates: 9/11/2019 – 10/16/2019
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Fee: $199

Photo your work

Create imagery that entices viewers to want to see your art in person. Discuss the challenges of promoting yourself as artist and dive into a hands-on approach to photography basics such as lighting, camera settings, editing, practical apps and guidelines for creating sharp and accurate images.

Level: Beginner

Classes:

2 Tuesdays

Dates: 10/15 & 10/22
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $130 non members
$121 Members

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