Mark Arts

Winter 2018 Ceramics Classes

Early enrollment for Members begins November 27. Enrollment for Non-Members begins December 4. Starting in January 2018 we will be located in our new facility at 1307 N. Rock Road.

Winter 2018 Ceramics Classes Schedule

New students in classes that run the full 10 weeks will need a ceramics kit, which may be purchased for $21.50 on the first day of class.

Tuition includes glazes, firing, first 25 pounds of clay and open studio from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays.

 

Experience Level Class Title Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member Price)
Beginner, Ages 15+ Introduction to Ceramics – #1 Jan. 8 – Feb. 5 Mon. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Jack Norris $85 ($76.50)
Beginner, Ages 15+ Introduction to Ceramics – #2 Feb. 12 – Mar. 12 Mon. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Jack Norris $85 ($76.50)
Any, Ages 15+ Tuesday Potter’s Wheel Jan. 9 – Mar. 13 Tue.  6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Troy Becker $245 ($220.50)
Any, Ages 15+ Handbuilding Jan. 10 – Mar. 14 Wed.  12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Troy Becker $245 ($220.50)
Any, Ages 15+ Wednesday Potter’s Wheel Jan. 10 – Mar. 14 Wed.  6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Ryan Swayne $245 ($220.50)
Any, Ages 15+ Thursday Potter’s Wheel Jan. 11 – Mar. 15 Thu.  6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Troy Becker $245 ($220.50)
Any, Ages 15+ Saturday Potter’s Wheel Jan. 13 – Mar. 17 Sat.  3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Jack Norris $245 ($220.50)
Inter. to Adv., Ages 16+ Throwing Large Vessels Jan. 11 – Mar. 15 Thu.  4 – 6 p.m. Troy Becker $165 ($148.50)

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Beginners Level Ceramics Classes:

beginner potters wheel

Introduction to Ceramics (Two, five-week sessions)

This five-week session is for those who are new to Ceramics. Students will learn the basic steps for creating handmade, functional pottery: throwing, trimming, glazing, firing and Handbuilding will be covered. All tools and clay will be provided for this class, but additional clay for open studio hours is available for sale.

Ages: 14 + | Instructor: Jack Norris | Maximum: 8 students

Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Nonmember Price $85 | Member Price $76.50

Session #1: Jan. 8 – Feb 5 (5 weeks)

Session #2: Feb. 12 – Mar. 12 (5 weeks)

Any Experience Level Ceramics Classes:

PottersWheel

Tuesday Potter's Wheel

This class mixes beginning students with the experienced and ranges from the basic steps for creating functional pottery to advanced techniques for artistic sculptural vessels. Students in this class work at their own pace in a friendly atmosphere with plenty of individual instruction and help from the instructor.

Ages: 15 + | Instructor: Troy Becker

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | Jan. 9 – Mar. 13, 2018. (10 weeks)

Nonmember Price: $245 | Member Price: $220.50

Handbuilding

Handbuilding

Learn Handbuilding techniques such as coiling, pinching, and slab building to create unique sculptures or functional dishware. Students work at their own pace in a relaxed social atmosphere.

Ages: 15 + | Instructor: Troy Becker

Wednesdays, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Jan. 10 – Mar. 14, 2018. (10 weeks)

Nonmember Price $245 | Member Price $220.50

PottersWheel

Wednesday Potter's Wheel

This class mixes beginning students with the experienced and ranges from the basic steps for creating functional pottery to advanced techniques for artistic sculptural vessels. Students in this class work at their own pace in a friendly atmosphere with plenty of individual instruction and help from the instructor.

Ages: 15 + | Instructor: Ryan Swayne

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | Jan. 10 – Mar. 14, 2018. (10 weeks)

Nonmember Price: $245 | Member Price: $220.50

PottersWheel

Thursday Potter's Wheel

This class mixes beginning students with the experienced and ranges from the basic steps for creating functional pottery to advanced techniques for artistic sculptural vessels. Students in this class work at their own pace in a friendly atmosphere with plenty of individual instruction and help from the instructor.

Ages: 15 + | Instructor: Troy Becker

Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | Jan. 11 – Mar. 15, 2018. (10 weeks)

Nonmember Price: $245 | Member Price: $220.50

PottersWheel

Saturday Potter's Wheel

This class explores the wide range of approaches to vessel making, formal alteration, decoration and trimming.

Ages: 15 + | Instructor: Jack Norris

Saturdays, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Jan. 13 – Mar. 17, 2018. (10 weeks)

Nonmember Price: $245 | Member Price: $220.50

Intermediate to Advanced Ceramics Classes:

troywheel

Throwing Large Vessels

In this class students will learn techniques for making large vessels on the wheel. Students should be able to comfortably center five pounds of clay.

Ages: 16 + | Instructor: Troy Becker

Thursdays, 4 – 6 p.m. | Jan. 11 – Mar. 15, 2018. (10 weeks)

Nonmember Price $165 | Member Price $148.50