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CVCC Potters' Workshop

Pottery Class Schedules  

Students must have or have purchased a basic pottery tool-kit that is available at the CVCC Bookstore and/or local craft stores. Students should bring a towel and apron to class and dress in comfortable clothes that they don't mind getting dirty.

Fees for the classes listed include the cost of the class, clay, glaze materials, kiln firings and insurance.

 

Independent Study in Pottery: Handbuilt and Wheel

This independent study is open to anyone with previous handbuilding or wheel experience. Students have the opportunity to work on individual clay projects of their choosing and at their own pace to develop skill level and personal style, while receiving guidance from the instructor. Students will have full use of workshop facilities, including glazes and kiln. Open lab times outside of regular class hours will be available.

Independent Study in Pottery Schedule
Date Instructor Day Location Time Cost ID#
May 12 - June 3, 2015

Evelyn Arnold

T and W

CVCC Potters' Workshop

6p-9p

$111.25

81784

 

Beginning Pottery

This introductory course is designed to give students a hands-on educational and artistic experience using clay. Students will learn a variety of techniques, including handbuilding and wheel throwing on the potters' wheel. Students will also gain experience with surface design and glazing, as well as loading and firing an electric kiln. All levels welcome. No class 7/1/15.

Beginning Pottery Schedule
Date Instructor Day Location Time CostID#
June 17 - July 15, 2015

Evelyn Arnold

T and W

CVCC Potters' Workshop

6p-9p

$111.25

81785

 

*** Lab hours are available to students enrolled in classes at the Potters' Workshop ***

 

Summer Workshops

Let's Talk Pots! with Shane Mickey

In this one day workshop taught by Shane Mickey, he will demonstrate how he creates his signature pitchers, Gnome Jars and a variety of tableware, as well as, share techniques for throwing stacked forms and handles. A wide variety of topics will be covered during the demonstration, including making a living as a potter, kiln building and social media use. Lunch will be provided.

Let's Talk Pots! Schedule
Date Instructor Day Location Time Cost ID#
May 30, 2015

Shane Mickey

Saturday

CVCC Potters' Workshop

10a-4:30p

$75.00

81505

Creating Platters & Plates on the Potters' Wheel with Po-Wen Liu

In this one day workshop, ceramic artist Po-Wen Liu will demonstrate how to create platters and plates on the potters' wheel. The demonstration will include throwing, trimming and decorating techniques such as carving, slip trailing and inlay. Lunch will be provided.

Creating Platters & Plates Schedule
Date Instructor Day Location Time Cost ID#
June 20, 2015

Po-Wen Liu

Saturday

CVCC Potters' Workshop

10a-4:30p

$75.00

81506

Creating Unique Pottery: Decorating Techniques with Raine Middleton

This one day hands-on workshop taught by Raine Middleton, is a "how to" guide for creating unique pottery. It is designed for potters of every level who are interested in stylizing their pottery. Techniques that will be covered include paper resist, wax resist, simple alterations, stencil and soft stamp printing, sprigging/stamping, slip trailing, carving and sgraffito. Upon completion of the workshop, completed tiles will be bisque fired (not glazed) in an electric kiln, and participants will be able to pick up their work between August 24 and 28. Lunch will be provided. *Students must bring a basic pottery tool-kit that is available at the CVCC Bookstore and/or local craft stores.

Creating Unique Pottery Schedule
Date Instructor Day Location Time Cost ID#
August 8, 2015

Raine Middleton

Saturday

CVCC Potters' Workshop

10a-4:30p

$86.25

81507

 

To print a registration form for any of the classes listed, click here.

 

For additional information you can contact

The Potters' Workshop at 828-327-7000 ext. 4032

or email Evelyn Arnold at

earnold@cvcc.edu

 

To register for classes, workshops or seminars please use the »Instant Online Enrollment or call 828-327-7000 ext. 4319.

 
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