ADULT CLAY CLASSES

Materials fees are included in the tuition pricing.  You do not need to bring any materials.

Pre-registration is required 3 days before the start of a class or workshop.  You are not registered unless paid in full.
If you are a Clemson resident your discount will be applied before you pay.

Need help registering?
Call or email jphillips@cityofclemson.org

 

Instructor: Sara Dixon

Sara enjoys introducing students to her favorite medium, clay. She hosts two hour weekend workshops where people can come and create unique pieces while learning techniques and clay building skills.  This is a mixed ages workshop for ages 12 and up. Anyone 17 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. The adult must register if participating in the workshop.

Class: Pinch Pot Ghosts

Date: September 24: Saturday from 10-12 pm

Class: Napkin Rings

Date: October -TBA

Class: Holiday Ornaments and/or Gift Tags

 Date: November-TBA

Residents $30

Non-Residents $45

 

Instructor: Jenna Yeager

Class: Clay 101 

Clay 101 is a beginner friendly class.  We will explore the potters' wheel including all the basic steps to get you started. After the fundamentals, we will make cylinders, a drinking mug, a bowl, and if time permits, a vase, however objects may vary depending on instructor and class. Finishing techniques such as trimming, texturing, and glazing will be covered to complete each of your pieces.

Date: September: 12, 19, 26, and October 3: Mondays from 6-8:30 pm

Date: September 7, 14, 21, and 28: Wednesdays from 6-8:30 pm

Date: November: 7, 14, 21, and 28: Mondays from 6:00-8:30 pm

Residents $132

Non-Residents $147

 

Instructor: Jenna Yeager

Class: Clay 102

Clay 102 is is designed for those of you who need to brush up on those wheel throwing skills. It's a great way to prove to yourself and others that you still got what it takes to turn a ball of clay into something.  Students coming straight from Clay 101 will continue to build on the strong foundational skills already learned. New techniques will be introduced in order to create more challenging objects. This is an intermediate to advanced level course.

Date: October 3, 10, 17, and 24: Mondays from 6:00-8:30 pm

Date: December 5, 12, 19, and January 2: Mondays from 6:00-8:30 pm (No Class on December 26)

Residents $132

Non-Residents $147

 

Instructor: Robert Apholz 

Class: Wheel Throwing

This three week class will accommodate students of all levels. We will explore the potters' wheel including all the basic steps to get you started. After the fundamentals, we will begin creating objects that will develop and grow your skill set. Objects may vary depending on instructor and class. Finishing techniques such as trimming, texturing, and glazing will be covered to complete each of your pieces.

Date: October: 13, 20, and 27: Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 pm

Date: November: 3, 10, and 17: Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 pm

Date: December: 1, 8, and 22: Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 pm

Residents $132
Non-Residents $147