Weekend Workshops & Multi-Week Classes


Date Night on the Pottery Wheel

Instructor:  Julie Anderson

Friday, August 31st, 2018

6:30 - 9pm

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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 $130 per couple.


Date Night on the Pottery Wheel

Instructor:  Julie Anderson

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

6:30 - 9pm

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Cost: $140 per COUPLE, includes instructor fee, glazes and firings for up to 2 pieces

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. 


One Day Family Class on the Pottery Wheel

Instructor: Julie Anderson

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

2-5pm

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Cost: $85 per person for up to 3 pieces

Age: 6 and up

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 $85 and includes instructor fee and materials for up to 3 pieces.


Monday Kids After School 4 Week Hand Building

Instructor: Julie Anderson and Guests (TBD)

Mondays, October 8-29th, 2018 

4-5:45pm

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Cost: $180, 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.


Wednesday Kids After School 4 WEEK Pottery Wheel Class

Instructor: Julie Anderson & guests

Wednesdays, October 3-24th, 2018

4-6 pm

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Cost: $240, includes instructor fee and clay and glaze materials (max. 15lbs clay per child)

Age: 8 and up

Description: Kids love to play in the mud! In this class, they will learn how to wedge and center their clay on the wheel and then proceed to the fun and messy throwing process of creating cylinders, cups, bowls and possibly plates, depending on progress during class.  Students will also learn to trim their pots on the wheel when the clay has stiffened to “leather hard” stage. They will then decorate and glaze their work over the course of several weeks. All pieces will be fired to 2150 degrees Fahrenheit for functional use in the home and kitchen.


5 Week Intermediate Wheel Class: Teapots and Jars

Instructor: Neely Hatchel

Tuesdays, October 2-30th, 2018

6:30-9:00pm

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Cost: $350, includes instructor fee, open studio use October 2- November 6th, instructor fee 25 lbs of clay, glazes and firings during class session.  Additional clay/glaze/firing package available for $75 per bag.

Prerequisite: Multi-week all-levels or beginner wheel class (or equivalent)

Age:  Adults & teens age 13 and up

Description:  Looking for a new challenge on the wheel? Teapots are the pinnacle of pottery projects!  They involve controlled and technical throwing techniques; Create lids, spouts and handles all on the same piece! The first week, Neely will guide students through the process of throwing jars and creating different types of lids.  The next two weeks, students will focus on the the more advanced project of creating teapot parts and assembling them.  The last class will be reserved for glazing.  Participants will have the option to fire in cone 6 oxidation or cone 10 reduction.  We will also have a potluck kiln-opening party at the end of the session  - friends and family welcome!


Wednesday Evening 5 Week Hand-Building with Slabs & Surface Decoration Class

Instructor: Julie Anderson

Wednesdays, September 26th - October 24th, 2018

6:30-9pm

 
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Cost: $350, includes instructor fee, open studio use September 26th - October 31st, 25 lbs of clay, glazes and firings during class session

Age: Adults and teens 13 and over

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!


7 Week Thursday Morning All-levels Pottery Wheel Class

Instructor: Julie Anderson and Guests (TBD)

Thursdays, September 27th - November 8th, 2018

9am-12pm

 
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Cost: $390 - includes 8 weeks open studio use September 27th - November 14th, 25 lbs of clay, glazes and firings during class session.  Additional clay/glaze/firing package available for $75 per bag.

Age: Adults and teens 13 and over

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.  We 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!


7 Week Thursday Evening All-levels Pottery Wheel Class

Instructor: Julie Anderson and Guests (TBD)

Thursdays, September 27th - November 8th, 2018

6pm-9pm

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Cost: $390 - includes 8 weeks open studio use September 27th - November 14th, 25 lbs of clay, glazes and firings during class session.  Additional clay/glaze/firing package available for $75 per bag.

Age: Adults and teens 13 and over

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.  We 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!


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.