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!

September

Clay 101 w/ Matt Brophy - Thursdays 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30 from 6-8:30pm

Clay 101 w/ Matt Brophy - Fridays 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1 from 6-8:30pm

Residents $165
Non-Residents $180

 

Clay Holiday Gifts 

Get a head start on creating your own one of a kind holiday gifts, ornaments and décor.  Learn basic forms and development techniques in a fun and relaxed class. 

September

Clay Gifts w/ Lauren Ginn - Wednesdays 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29 from 5:00-7:30pm

October

Clay Gifts w/ Lauren Ginn - Wednesdays 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27  from 5:00 -7:30pm

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

 

Advance Clay

Bring your ideas and watch them come to life.  In this class sharpen your wheel throwing skills while learning new forms and glaze composition. You will learn how to create donuts, casserole dishes, chip and dip platters, etc.

September

Advance Clay w/ Emily Freelin - Tuesdays
9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28 from 6-8:00pm

Residents $ 155
Non-Residents $170

 

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