I have two new pottery classes starting at the end of this month – a thursday morning class for intermediate and advanced students and a thursday night beginning pottery class.

Intermediate/Advanced Wheel

Ages 16 and up

Thursdays, September 29 – November 17

9:30am – 12:00pm

Number of Weeks: 8

Limit: 8

Location: BCA Clay Studio (250 Main Street)

Classroom: Wheel Room

Instructor: Jeremy Ayers

$250 / $225 BCA members (clay sold separately @ $20/25lb bag, glazes and firings included)

 

Refine your wheelwork in this morning class for intermediate and advanced potters.  Students will learn individualized tips and techniques for advancement on the wheel. Demonstrations and instruction will cover intermediate throwing, trimming, decorative and glazing methods. Class size will be kept small to provide individual attention to personal development.  Students should be proficient in centering and throwing basic cups and bowls.  Over 30 hours per week of open studio time included in addition to the class! 

 

Wheel Throwing                                                                                                                                     Ages 16 and up                                                                                                                                 Thursdays, October 13 – December 8 (no class 11/24)

6:00-8:30pm

 

Number of Weeks: 8

Limit: 12                                                                                                                                          Location: BCA Clay Studio (250 Main Street)

 

Classroom: Wheel Room

 

Instructor: Jeremy Ayers

$220 / $198 BCA members (clay sold separately @ $20/25lb bag, glazes and firings included)

This eight-week class is an introduction to clay, pottery and the ceramics studio.  Students will be working primarily on the potter’s wheel, learning basic throwing and forming techniques, while creating functional pieces such as mugs, vases and bowls.  Students will also be guided through the various finishing techniques using the studio’s house slips and glazes.  No previous experience needed!  Class includes over 30 hours per week of open studio time to practice. 

 

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I have some new pottery on display at Shelburne Vineyards with photographers Tim Kranz and Mark Chaney.  There is an opening reception and wine tasting at Shelburne Vineyards on Sunday Sept 11 from 2-5 pm.  Come join us!  It will be a fun part of a long hard week.