Weekend Workshops & Multi-Week Classes
Kid’s All Levels Pottery Wheel Class
Instructor: Julie Anderson
Tuesdays, 3:45-5:45pm, September 17th - October 15th
Cost: $295, includes instructor fee and clay and glaze materials (max. 15lbs clay per child)
Age: 8 and up
Description: Students will build on their skills from previous beginner classes and will move into lidded forms, multi-part pieces and advanced handle making, plates and larger bowls using 2-3 lbs of clay at a time. We will also learn new decoration techniques using stamps, carving tools, sgraffito and shellac resist as time allows. All pieces will be fired to 2150 degrees Fahrenheit for functional use in the home and kitchen.
Session One: September 17th - October 15th
Session Two: October 29th - November 19th
Kid’s Hand Building Class
Instructor: Eyan Mullet
Wednesdays, 3:45-5:45, September 18th - October 16th
Cost: $260, includes instructor fee and clay and glaze materials during class
Age: 6 and up
Description: Students will create several projects designed to exercise their imagination during the first three weeks of class. They will learn how to wedge and hand build with clay using slab, coil, and pinch techniques. Kids will also learn multi-step decorating and glazing techniques for their pieces in the last two classes. All clay work will be fired to 2150 degrees Fahrenheit for use in the home and kitchen if desired.
Fall Session One: September 18th - October 16th
Fall Session Two: October 30th - November 20th
All Levels Pottery Wheel Class (adult)
Instructor: Julie Anderson and guests TBD
Tuesdays, 6-9pm, September 24th - November 5th
Wednesdays, 12:30-3:30pm, September 25th - November 6th
Cost: $395 - includes open studio use September 24th - November 12th, 25 lbs of clay, glazes and firings during class session. Additional clay/glaze/firing package available for $75 per bag.
Description: This class will cover the first basic steps of wheel-thrown ceramics. Students will learn to center the clay on the wheel, form the bottom of the vessel and then begin creating simple cylinder forms. Students will also learn to trim their pots on the wheel and glaze their pieces. Intermediate students can brush up on their skills and will choose specific projects to work in a series, improving craftsmanship and to creating more complex forms. Students will have the option to fire in cone 6 oxidation or cone 10 reduction. Carving techniques and slip trailing/decoration will also be demonstrated and incorporated into the class for those who are interested. Those who have taken the class before are welcome to work on more advanced methods of decoration and building. Several additional open studio times will be scheduled for working outside of class. We will also have a potluck kiln-opening party at the end of the session - friends and family welcome!
Tuesday Morning 7 Week Hand-Building with Slabs & Surface Decoration Class
Instructor: Julie Anderson & guests
Sept. 24 - November 5th, 9am-12pm
Cost: $380, includes instructor fee, open studio use September 24th to November 12th, 25 lbs of clay, glazes and firings during class session
Age: Teen & Adults age 13 and up, all levels welcome
Description: We will begin by creating stamps and sprigs for use on slab-built forms. Simple plaster forms will be used to create bowls and trays, textured with our own hand-made stamps. We will also create cylindrical forms including cups, bottles and fun flasks. Students will have the opportunity to create a pinch-pot sculptural sphere/rattle. All objects created can be decorated using carving, sgraffito and slip inlay techniques that will be taught during the session. Glazing and firing information will also be discussed. Work will be fired for functional use if desired. We will also have a potluck kiln-opening party at the end of the session - friends and family welcome!
Date Night on the Pottery Wheel
Instructor: Julie Anderson and Guests TBD
Cost: $140 per couple, up to 2 pieces per person
Age: Adults 18 and over
Description: Whether you’re a married couple or just friends, we welcome you to the studio for some fun in the mud. Advanced registration is required at warehomestudios.com/classes. We will guide the two of you along with 3 other couples through the basic steps of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Feel free to bring snacks, beer, wine or other beverages to enjoy during class. We will have aprons, but wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. This event is for adults age 18 and older. Cost is $140 per couple.
Friday, September 20, 6:30-9pm
Saturday, October 19, 6:30-9pm
Sunday Pottery Wheel Workshop
Date: Sunday, Sept. 29th 1-4pm
Cost: $90, includes instructor fee, glazes and firings for up to 3 pieces
Description: Spend some quality creative time on the wheel with your child or just by yourself amongst a fun, mixed age group of people. This workshop is made for those who are curious about the wheel or want to further their skills without the commitment of a multi-week class. We will guide you through the basic steps of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Invite your friends or family and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Cost is $90 and includes instructor fee and materials for up to 3 pieces.
Surface Design and Decoration Workshop
Instructor: Julie Anderson
Saturday, October 5th, 1-4:30pm
Cost: $95, includes materials and firings for work made during class
Age: 8 and up (mixed kids and adults)
Description: Learn slip trailing, slip inlay, sgraffito, shellac resist and stamp making techniques on leather hard clay - for all levels beginner to advanced. Participants with be given leather-hard clay slabs to practice their techniques and turn their clay slabs into wall-hanging tiles or trivets for decorative or functional use. Students will choose a single glaze for their piece and they will be dried, glazed and fired within 4 weeks.
Glaze Spraying Workshop
Instructor: Julie Anderson
Saturday, October 24th, 6-9pm
Cost: $90 per person for up to 3 pieces
Age: 16 and up
Prerequisite: any multi-week ceramics class
Description: Students will learn safety procedures, how to set up the spray gun, apply glazes at the proper thickness and clean the equipment for normal use. We will also learn artistic blending of glazes for fading and flashing effects.
Additional Note: Students must have bisque-fired pieces to practice glazing on. Additional firing fees will apply if you are not a current renter or student.
Please note our refund policy: We base our classes running on having a minimum number of students, so it is important that student cancellations are for serious reasons only. In the event that Warehome Studios is forced to cancel a class due to lack of enrollment or instructor illness, a full refund will be issued.
For single day classes: A credit for future classes will be given for emergencies or in case of illness only. Otherwise, the class tuition is non-refundable for single day classes.
For multi-day classes: If a student chooses to cancel, refunds of the class tuition minus a 50% non-refundable deposit will be given up until the first class session of multi-week classes. There is no refund given after the first class.
Thank you for understanding.