Clay Night Out Workshops

 2018-2019 WORKSHOPS
(Held at Potters Place studio in Walpole)

CREATE HOLIDAY ORNAMENTS & GIFT TAGS   Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.  $50 per person (plus firing fee)
Add that special touch to your holiday gifts, Christmas tree and home-baked items by creating personalized ornaments and gift tags. Cookie cutters, coils, slabs, letter stampers, texturizing mats!Underglaze your creations and leave them to be kiln fired.

CREATE A WOVEN BASKET   Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
$50 per person (includes firing fee)
A relaxing workshop where you learn the art of weaving with clay. We’ll use our hand-rolled clay strips to create interesting functional ware in the shape of your choice.  Bread baskets, fruit bowls and more! Choose your glaze before you leave and your piece will be fired for you.

VALENTINE’S DAY DATE NIGHT    Thursday, February 14, 2019, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
$50 per person (plus firing fee based on the finished size of your creations)
Let’s kick Valentine’s Day up a notch! Have your early dinner and then follow it with an evening of clay creations with your special someone. Try your hand at creating a functional piece of art from a lump of clay. You’ll learn the basics of pottery including slab rolling, pinch potting and coil making, and you’ll use texturizing tools, stampers, and other decorative elements. Feel free to create a mug, bowl, plate, decorative box, vase, wine goblet, planter, etc.   

CREATE AND GLAZE A SET OF MUGS OR TUMBLERS    Thursday, March 14 (create) & April 18 (glaze), 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.     $70 per person (plus firing fee based on the finished size of your creations)
We’ll use templates, stampers, and texturizing tools to create two hand -built drinking vessels. You will learn pottery basics such as slab rolling as well as more advanced concepts such as mitering and joining edges, attaching a foot ring and pulling handles. Return on the second night to glaze your pieces.

CREATE A SERVING PLATTER    Thursday, May 9,    7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
$70 (plus a firing fee based on the finished size of your piece)
If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at creating a functional piece of art from a lump of clay this hand-building workshop is for you. You’ll learn the basics of pottery including slab rolling, coil making, using texturizing tools and stampers, attaching decorative elements and lots more! You will create a beautiful serving platter that will be finished for you in the glaze combination that you choose. Repeat students are welcome to make variations of projects.

Please contact me for workshop availability.
Advance registration and payment are required to secure your space.

I’m happy to run a workshop for your group of six or more … email me!

South Shore friends …
I’m now teaching an adult pottery class on Tuesday evenings
at the South Shore Art Center in Cohasset !     ssac.org