ADULT CLAY CLASSES

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

Pre-registration is required three days before the start of 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

 

Intro to Clay 

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. This class will also cover trimming, texturing, and glazing. A beginner friendly class - Come to meet new people and learn a new art skill!

October

Clay 101 w/ Matt Brophy - Fridays 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29 from 6-8:30pm

Residents $165
Non-Residents $180

Handbuilding 

Learn to create clay projects without a pottery wheel. You will learn basic handbuilding techniques and surface treatments.

November

Handbuilding w/ Lauren Ginn - Wednesdays 11/3, 11/10, 11/17 from 5:00-7:30pm

December

Handbuilding w/ Lauren Ginn - Wednesdays 12/1, 12/8, 12/15 from 5:00-7:30pm

Residents $125
Non-Residents $140

Clay Jewelry 

Create unique pieces of jewelry while exploring clay and its design possibilities. In the first class you will learn a variety of techniques using tools for sculpting and surface design. Learn how to paint glaze on your new designs in the second class.

October

Clay Jewelry w/ Sara Dixon - Two Mondays 10/18 and 10/25 from 6 - 8 pm

Residents $65
Non-Residents $80

 

Trimming Intensive

Do you still feel nervous when sitting down to trim a piece that you’ve thrown on the wheel? Take this two week trimming intensive to become a more confident Potter! We will talk tradition, style, tools of the trade, and tricks and tips. This will be a skill-based intensive, so do not expect any product from this class. We will just practice practice practice!--

October

Trimming Intensive w/ Emily Freelin for Tuesdays. 10/19 and 10/26 from 6-7:30 pm.

Residents and Non-Residents $10.00