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Beginning Wheel (Session 3 of 4) - SOLD OUT

Wednesday, October 18:6-830pm
Instructor: Jerry Seguin
Ages 18+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Introduce yourself to the excitement of throwing clay with this 4-week session on the potter’s wheel.  Learn about the basics of wedging, centering, opening and lifting clay to form bowls and mugs.  Find out about the magic of transforming mud of the earth into functional colorful pottery that you can use and cherish for years. (This is a 4-session course with classes on 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, & 10/25. Enrollment in this class includes all 4 sessions.)

$140 Non-Members/$130 Members (Materials and Open Studio Time Included)

Sushi Dish Set

Monday, October 23: 6-8pm
Instructor: Jerry Seguin
Ages 18+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Once you have the basic slab dish under your belt, you may want to challenge yourself a bit with this dish set (3 pieces).  This class allows you to use your creative flair and create a one-of-a-kind dish set that reflects your personality.  This is a beginner level class that will develop hand building and decorating skills.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members (Materials Included)

Beginning Wheel (Session 4 of 4) - SOLD OUT

Wednesday, October 25: 6-8:30pm
Instructor: Jerry Seguin
Ages 18+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Introduce yourself to the excitement of throwing clay with this 4-week session on the potter’s wheel.  Learn about the basics of wedging, centering, opening and lifting clay to form bowls and mugs.  Find out about the magic of transforming mud of the earth into functional colorful pottery that you can use and cherish for years. (This is a 4-session course with classes on 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, & 10/25. Enrollment in this class includes all 4 sessions.)

$140 Non-Members/$130 Members (Materials and Open Studio Time Included)

Mud & Merlot Wheel (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, October 26: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Intermediate Wheel (Session 1 of 4)

Wednesdays, November 1: 6-8:30pm
Instructor: Jerry Seguin
Ages 18+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

After you have mastered the basics in beginning wheel, you will want to perfect your skills and continue your creativity.  In this class you will build on the basics to make more refined and larger pottery.  Add a variety of forms and techniques to your clay throwing repertoire. (This is a 4-session course with classes on 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, & 11/29. Enrollment in this class includes all 4 sessions.)

$140 Non-Members/$130 Members (Materials and Open Studio Time Included)

Mesa Verde Mug

Monday, November 6: 6-8pm
Instructor: Jerry Seguin
Ages 18+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

 Learn a clay building technique of the ancient American Southwest Puebloans. Go back 1,000+ years to a time when collecting and storing water was a part of daily life. This is a straightforward yet challenging technique of clay building; combining slab, pinch and coil construction methods. Simple shapes balance the contrasting black and white designs common to this tradition and will make this your favorite one of a kind mug. This class does require additional time for painting the design on your own.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members (Materials Included)

Intermediate Wheel (Session 2 of 4)

Wednesday, November 8: 6-8:30pm
Instructor: Jerry Seguin
Ages 18+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

After you have mastered the basics in beginning wheel, you will want to perfect your skills and continue your creativity.  In this class you will build on the basics to make more refined and larger pottery.  Add a variety of forms and techniques to your clay throwing repertoire. (This is a 4-session course with classes on 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, & 11/29. Enrollment in this class includes all 4 sessions.)

$140 Non-Members/$130 Members (Materials and Open Studio Time Included)

Intermediate Wheel (Session 3 of 4)

Wednesday, November 15: 6-8:30pm
Instructor: Jerry Seguin
Ages 18+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

After you have mastered the basics in beginning wheel, you will want to perfect your skills and continue your creativity.  In this class you will build on the basics to make more refined and larger pottery.  Add a variety of forms and techniques to your clay throwing repertoire. (This is a 4-session course with classes on 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, & 11/29. Enrollment in this class includes all 4 sessions.)

$140 Non-Members/$130 Members (Materials and Open Studio Time Included)

Mud & Merlot Wheel (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, November 16: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Community Room

Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Intermediate Wheel (Session 4 of 4)

Wednesday, November 29: 6-8:30pm
Instructor: Jerry Seguin
Ages 18+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

After you have mastered the basics in beginning wheel, you will want to perfect your skills and continue your creativity.  In this class you will build on the basics to make more refined and larger pottery.  Add a variety of forms and techniques to your clay throwing repertoire. (This is a 4-session course with classes on 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, & 11/29. Enrollment in this class includes all 4 sessions.)

$140 Non-Members/$130 Members (Materials and Open Studio Time Included)

Mud & Merlot Wheel (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, November 30: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Family Pottery: Tinsel Tree Votive

Sunday, December 3: 9-11am
Instructor: Strand Center Clay Studio Staff
Ages 5+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

A star topped tree will be the gift you make for Mom and Dad that shines as if it was dressed with tiny lights. This holiday tree votive sits in a snow-capped plate.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members (Materials Included)

Family Pottery: Cookie Cutter Ornaments

Sunday December 3: (Session 1) 11am-1pm (Session 2) 3-5pm
Instructor: Strand Center Clay Studio Staff
Ages 5+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Handmade is the best! Come make ornaments for your tree or give them as a gift this holiday season.

$10 for 4 Ornaments (Materials Included)

Family Pottery: Handprint Santa

Sunday, December 3: 1-3pm
Instructor: Strand Center Clay Studio Staff
Ages 5+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Made by hand from your very own handprint, these will bring a smile to everyone’s face. Give your Santa that special touch and use glazes to make his jolly red hat and snowy beard come to life!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members (Materials Included)

Family Pottery: Footprint Snowman

Sunday, December 3: 1-3pm
Instructor: Strand Center Clay Studio Staff
Ages 5+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Take your coat and shoes off and stay a while! In this class, students will transform their footprints into fun snowmen using paint and embellishments.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members (Materials Included)

Family Pottery: Santa Plate

Sunday, December 3: 3-5pm
Instructor: Strand Center Clay Studio Staff
Ages 5+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

You will be the talk of your neighborhood with this Santa Plate. Santa will be sure to visit your house first knowing his cookies will be served on this 3-dimensional plate!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members (Materials Included)

Mug and Handle

Monday, December 4: 6-8pm
Instructor: Jerry Seguin
Ages 18+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

In this class you will learn a straight forward and effective way to create multiple mugs and explore ideas for designer handles.  Learn about the properties of clay and hand building techniques that allow you to use this ancient material into a beautiful and functional piece.

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members (Materials Included)

Mud & Merlot Wheel

Thursday, December 14: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Mud & Merlot Wheel

Thursday, January 11: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Mud & Merlot Wheel

Thursday, January 25: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Mud & Merlot Wheel

Thursday, February 8: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Mud & Merlot Wheel

Thursday, March 1: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

Mud & Merlot Wheel

Thursday, March 15: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Rebecca Conklin
Ages 21+
Location: Strand Center Clay Studio

Experience your ‘dream scene’ sitting at the wheel creating vessels to enjoy forever. Enjoy clay and libations with friends in a supportive environment good for all levels, beginners to advanced. Get creative with underglazes to make your work truly unique!

$35 Non-Members/$30 Members Per Session (Materials Included)

For information on how to register for any of these classes, please CLICK HERE.


 

*Please note that the Strand Center for the Arts reserves the right to change or cancel a class. Participants will be notified by email, of these changes or cancellations.