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Friday Afternoon Combo and Surface Decoration

Fri Oct 30 to Dec 11, 2020 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

**Please note: Our fall clay classes go on sale to Gardiner Friends on September 21 at 10 am, and to the general public on September 25 at 10 am. ONLY Gardiner Friends can purchase classes before September 25. If you are not a Gardiner Friend, your purchase will be cancelled.**

Students have the option of exploring decoration techniques directly on their pieces of pottery or working on clay tiles to experiment with surface treatments for future pieces. This class is open to beginners who are interested in the graphic qualities of ceramics or students with any level of pottery-making or sculpture experience who want to extent their knowledge of surface treatment.

Dates: October 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11

  • 7 sessions
  • Beginner to advanced
  • Ages 18+
  • Earthenware clay
  • Hand building and wheel throwing (6 wheels available for use)
  • Decorating techniques including slipwork, sgraffito, mishima (inlay), carving, sprigging, cuerda seca, stenciling, resist, and image transfer
  • 70 commercial brushing glazes

Health & Safety

  • Our class sizes have been reduced and the distance between participants at tables and wheels has been increased to allow for physical distancing
  • You MUST wear a mask during class
  • Studios are sanitized between classes
  • Hand sanitizer is available for your use
  • If you want to use an apron, please bring one from home. Alternatively, you can purchase a disposable apron for $1
  • There are no make-up classes. Please make sure the course you choose works with your schedule.

Gardiner Friends, please log in to access your discount and front-of-the-line access.

Please note: Gardiner Friends may only purchase adult clay classes at the discounted rate for membership card holders.




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