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Classes

Buddy and Me – Art 1-2-3

An art exploration class for children and an adult caretaker who are ready to make together. Easel painting, play-dough, and a mystery project each week.

Include this with any ceramic purchase: Glaze Choices

Choose the number of glazes available with your ceramic purchase.  Indicate the # you would like in the notes section at checkout.

Beginning Photography

Youth will meet weekly for a month to explore composition, lighting, and how to take photographs.  Landscape, nature, and portrait photography will all be explored.

One spot remains: Young Adult Apprentice Potters

This 12 week program is for committed youth who are interested in pursuing a career in pottery.  Youth will work on the wheel learning new techniques as well as learn how to sell at markets, instruct others, and have a gallery show.

  1. Learn how to throw a pot, mug, plate, planter, and vase
  2. Learn how to pull handles, attach stamps, and  textures
  3. Learn how to pour molds and work with slips
  4. Learn how to use glazes, underglazes, and various decorative elements
  5. Sell in a gallery shop
  6. Sell at an outdoor market
  7. Assist others in wheel throwing
  8. Put together a group show in the gallery

Sticker Factory

Stickers are the latest craze to decorate water bottles, laptops, and more. Teens and twenty-somethings can turn their drawings and graphics into stickers at the sticker factory!

Choose one date: Adult Wheel Throwing

Choose one date by indicating the date in the comment section at checkout.

Working with our Young Apprentice Potters, adults will be able to spend an entire hour on the wheel learning the basics of how to throw a pot. Glazing not a part of the class.

Beginning Stain Glass

Visiting glass artist, Art Ciccotti, will take you step by step through making a small geometric stain glass design. His work will be on display in the August gallery.

Art on the Farm: From Wool to Wallhanging

Spin wool directly sheered from a sheep, dye with natural plants, and weave your wool into a tapestry.

Plant-astic Pots

Are you caught up in the plant craze? Create your own clay pots, plant picks and macrame hanging holders in a class that can personalize your plant game.

CLASS IS FULL: ZOObilee

Glaze a rhino, design a zebra mask, create a flamingo with flapping wings, carve a tiger print, paint an elephant in watercolor. The arts are alive.

Waitlist: ZOObilee Waitlist

Class is full: Fun and Games

Form a clay game board and chess pieces, code a robot through a maze, in a handmade obstacle course, and learn to play new board games!

WAITLIST : Fun and Games Waitlist

Form a clay game board and chess pieces, code a robot through a maze in a handmade obstacle course, and learn to play new board games!

CLASS IS FULL: Octupus’s Garden

Paint mermaids, build submarines, design viking shields, assemble squid kites, print treasure maps and glaze tropical fish in bright colors.

Waitlist : Octupus’s Garden Waitlist

Afternoon - Class Full: Octopus’s Garden

Paint mermaids, build submarines, design viking shields, assemble squid kites, print treasure maps and glaze tropical fish in bright colors.

Choose one date: Youth Wheel Throwing

Choose one date by indicating the date in the comment section at checkout.

Working with our Young Apprentice Potters, youth will be able to spend an entire hour on the wheel learning the basics of how to throw a pot. Glazing not a part of the class.