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Pottery

Pottery has a unique and rich history, as well as having the special distinction of being both functional and artistic. Our classes are for beginners and more advanced students.

Pottery Classes

Pottery-Level I

This class is designed for the beginner through intermediate level potter. In this course, students will become familiar with turning methods and materials used in creating basic forms with the potters' wheel. Topics include clay preparation, turning techniques, and basic glaze application. Upon completion, students should be able to center, turn basic forms such as bowls and mugs, apply basic glazes, and be familiar with loading and firing an electric kiln. There is no class on 3/13/18.

Pottery-Level I
Dates Day Instructor Location Time Cost ID Status
February 20 - April 24, 2018 T Preston Tolbert CVCC REP Rm. 143 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM $166.25 97939 Full

 

Introduction to Pottery

This is an introductory course designed to give students a hands-on educational and artistic experience using clay. Students will learn a variety of techniques, including hand building and wheel throwing with the potters' wheel. Students will also gain experience with surface design and glazing, as well as loading and firing an electric kiln. All levels are welcome. No class on 4/4/2018 due to the Easter holiday. Hurry! Space is limited so sign up soon!

Introduction to Pottery
Dates Day Instructor Location Time Cost ID
March 21 - May 23, 2018 W Evelyn Arnold CVCC REP Rm. 143 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM $166.25 97302

 

Pottery: Independent Study

This class is open to anyone with previous hand building or wheel experience. Students have the opportunity to work on individual clay projects of their choice and at their own pace to develop their skill level and personal style while receiving guidance from an instructor. Students will have full use of workshop facilities including glazes and kiln. No class on 4/5/18 due to the Easter holiday. Hurry! Space is limited so sign up soon!

Pottery: Independent Study
Date Day Instructor Location Time Cost ID
March 22 - May 24, 2018 TH Evelyn Arnold CVCC REP Rm. 143 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM $166.25 97303

 

Supply fee covers kiln firings, glaze materials and 1 bag of clay. In addition, students must purchase a tool kit available at the CVCC Bookstore or local craft store. Students should bring a towel, apron, large sponge, and a 5-gallon bucket to class. Dress in comfortable clothes that you do not mind getting dirty.

 

Classes will be held on the main campus in the Robert E. Paap (REP) building.

For questions about the courses contact Evelyn Arnold at earnold@cvcc.edu;
to register you may e-mail Cheri Toney at ctoney@cvcc.edu , or register with Instant Online Enrollment.
 For further information you may contact the Continuing Education Department at (828) 327-7037.