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POTTERY CLASSES

 

Clay Mix offers pottery classes. We limit only 10 students in each class so that everyone receives individualized instruction from an instructor. All levels are welcome. You can use the studio during our regular business hours.

Sign up today for pottery classes!

Wheel-throwing Class
(all levels are welcome)

Tuesday Morning Class: 10am - 12:30pm 1 spot open
July 11 - August 15, 2017 (Short session, 6 weeks)
Fee: $165
Instructor: Ken Foster

Tuesday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm FULL
July 11 - August 15, 2017 (Short session, 6 weeks)
Fee: $165
Instructor: Ken Foster

Wednesday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm FULL
July 11 - August 15, 2017 (Short session, 6 weeks)
Fee: $165
Instructor: Garrett Masterson

This course focuses on working with clay on a potter's wheel. Beginners will learn basic skills in throwing and trimming. Intermediate and advanced students will explore new techniques based on individual interests and working at their own pace.  

Fee include:
- 1 bag of clay
- Firing fee for work produced during class time up to 2000 cubic inches. Additional firing is 1 cent per cubic inch.

If you are interested in signing up for the next session, please call 559.485.0065 to be on the waiting list.
Pottery Class

 

 

 

Hand-building Class
(all levels are welcome)

Monday Afternoon Class: 2:00pm - 4:30pm
August 21 - October 2, 2017 (6 weeks)
Fee: $160
Instructor: Dawn Hart

Monday Evening Class: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
August 21 - October 2, 2017 (6 weeks)
Fee: $160
Instructor: Dawn Hart

This course explores handbuilding techniques. Beginners will learn basic hand building skills in pinching, coiling and using slabs. Intermediate and
advanced students will work on expanding their ideas and refining their skills.

Fee include:
- 1 bag of clay (25 lbs.)
- Firing fee for work produced during class time up to 2000 cubic inches. Additional firing is 1 cent per cubic inch.

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Firing Electric Kilns

Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:00am -12:30pm

Fee: $30

This course will cover basics of firing electric kilns including how to stack shelves, how to load pieces, bisque and glaze firing settings, pyrometric cones etc. We will also address some common mistakes.

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Summer Kids Class

Hand-building class: 

July 17 (Mon), 19 (Wed), & 21 (Fri)
10 am - noon
Fee: $70 for each session (3 lessons)

This course explores hand-building techniques. Students will learn basic hand building skills in pinching, coiling and using slabs, then create one of a kind object.

Kids Handbuilding Class
 

 

Wheel-throwing Class:

June 19 (Mon), 21 (Wed), 23 (Fri), 
26 (Mon), 28 (Wed), & 30 (Fri)  
10 am - noon
Fee: $135 for 6 lessons
Recommended age: 10 and up

This course focuses on working with clay on a potter's wheel. Students will learn basic skills in throwing and create bowls and/or cups.

Kids Throwing Class
 

 

 

Call 559.485.0065 for more information.

 

 

Instructor

Ken Foster has been a professional potter for over 35 years. Ken holds a Master of Fine Arts from California State University, Fullerton and has been exhibiting his work at art galleries and art festivals in California, Arizona and Nevada.

Dawn Hart holds a Master of Arts in Ceramics from Fresno State University. Dawn has taught ceramics at Fresno State as well as Clay Mix’s After School and Artist-in-Residence Program. Currently she teaches art at Clovis Community College.

Garrett Masterson holds a Master of Fine Arts from Portland State University. His sculptures are included in the permanent collections of the Jingdezhen Ceramics Museum, China, the Shigaraki Museum of Ceramic Art, Japan, as well as private collections in the U.S.