CERAMICS STUDIO

Hand building and wheel throwing classes offer a variety of techniques to learn. Project classes let you complete fun, useful items in a short amount of time. Even if you have no experience you can build birdhouses, baking dishes, garden totems and more. Advanced classes guide you through Extreme Pots, lidded vessels, and Pots that Pour to improve skills and creativity.

Pre-registration is required three days before the start of class or workshop.

SUMMER OPEN STUDIO IN JUNE AND JULY IS HALF PRICE!

We offer scheduled open studio with a monitor to those with previous ceramic experience and recommend for those who don't need hands-on instruction and feel confident working independently.

Open studio is available on a month to month basis, beginning on the first day of the month and ending on the last day of the month. Payments will not be pro-rated.
Registration is required. Cost $35.00/month

Open studio is free of charge if you are currently enrolled in a ceramics class.

Open studio participants must be 18 or older.

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Summer Open Studio Times

Sunday:            2pm-5pm
Tuesday:          6pm-9pm

April

Sip n' Spin with Emily Freelin

Friday, April 13 or April 27, 6:00-9:00pm
Instructor: Emily Freelin
Spend a fun night with friends or a date! Get messy and spin a pot on the pottery wheel. Decorate it to make a one of a kind useful art piece to call your own. No experience necessary. Bring a snack and beverage to share. For ages 21+

Cost: $45.00

Platters with Lauren Ginn

Tuesdays, April 3-24, 4:30-6:00pm
Instructor: Lauren Ginn
Come explore everything plate-related! Plates can be easy to throw, but difficult to navigate through the drying and firing process. Lauren will demonstrate different techniques to create successful plates and platters. You can expect 3-5 quality pieces from this 4-week intensive! All levels welcome; beginner friendly!

Cost: $80.00

$20 Student Night with Laurel 

Friday, April 6 or April 20, 8:00-10:00pm
Instructor: Laurel
Show up to the clay room with $20 and your college ID! Laurel will guide you as you spend a night creating functional pots and vessels! Using stamps, texture pads, and carving tools you will be able to customize your own handmade pottery. No experience needed, it will be a night full of laughs and creativity! Bring a friend, the more the merrier!

Cost: $20.00

Coil Throwing Workshop with Emily Freelin

Sunday, April 22, 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Emily Freelin
Join Emily as she demonstrates coil throwing and gives you advice as you attempt your own coil-thrown pot! Coil throwing helps you build taller and bigger vessels on the potter's wheel! This class is not one for beginners; a solid knowledge of the potter's wheel is needed. Come expand your skills!

Cost: $10.00

Pots for Painters with Emily Freelin

Thursdays, April 5-26, 6:00-8:00pm
Instructor: Emily Freelin
Calling all illustrators and painters! Learn how to slipcast as we create a small edition of white pots- primed and ready for your creative surface decoration! We will learn about underglazes and watercolor effects on pots. It will be a different experience as far as pottery goes!! No experience needed.

Cost: $90.00

$20 Craft Night with Emily Freelin

Sunday, April 8, 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Emily Freelin
Spend your Sunday night in the clay room, getting a little dose of creative R&R. We will be focusing on flower pots! You can expect to seed starters and flower pots of varying sizes. All levels welcome. Bring a friend, and your favorite beverage!

Cost: $20.00

Raku Firing with Matt Brophy

Saturday, April 21, 1:00-4:00pm
Instructor: Matt Brophy
B.Y.O.B! Bring your own bisqueware! Bring pots to glaze and join us as we play with fire! All levels welcome.

Cost: $30.00

Woodfiring 101 with Emily Freelin

Wednesdays, April 11-25, 6:00-8:00pm
Instructor: Emily Freelin
Woodfiring is an ancient form of firing that truly builds community in the clay world. Learn what is so special about woodfiring while we build vessels to fire in Rob Gentry's Anagama kiln in Sandy Springs. We will have three classes to build and learn; the class will culminate with a firing that will require a stoking shift from all students. Get ready for a new pottery experience! There is an additional $100 shelf fee payable to Rob Gentry.

Cost: $80.00

May

Figure Study Workshop with Emily Freelin

Saturday, May 19, 1:00-3:00pm
Instructor: Emily Freelin
Spend your Saturday creating loose and gestural clay sketches of the human figure. Emily will discuss proportions and figurative construction in clay. This will be a fun and quick workshop to stretch your creativity and delve into the world of figurative sculpture!

Cost: $30.00

June

Throwing and Trimming Large Forms with Lauren Ginn

Tuesdays, June 5-July 17
Class will not meet July 3
5:00-7:00pm
Instructor: Lauren Ginn
This class will be exploring how to throw large forms such as bowls.  Learn how to trim these forms to create the best shape and lightest weight possible.  The class will finish with glazing and will learn how adding variety and different techniques in this stage take the final piece to a new level.

Cost: $115.00 (tuition $100; materials $15)

Throwing a Variety of Mugs with Lauren Ginn

Thursdays, June 7-July 12
Class will not meet July 5
5:00-7:00pm
Instructor: Lauren Ginn
This class is about adding variety to your work.  It will be accomplished on the mug form but the class will explore a variety of forms, handles, textures, and glaze techniques.

Cost: $95.00 (tuition $80; materials $15)

July

Planters with Lauren Ginn

Tuesdays, July 24-August 14
5:00-7:00pm
Instructor: Lauren Ginn
Create a variety of planters from small to large and from hanging to standing.  Come get creative with planter pots to spice up your home gardens.

Cost: $95.00 (tuition $80; materials $15)