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Clay and Ceramics

Have you ever wondered how ceramic bowls, tiles and vases are Made? Come learn from scratch how to work with clay and show your creativity in a whole new way!

Hand Building Ceramics

Students will learn how to work with ceramic clay using a variety of tools and techniques to create a textured and colored ceramic tile and a decorative hand-built bowl or vase. Students will learn how to condition raw clay, make a clay slab, and how to use a variety of tools to make different textures on a tile. This tile will then be decorated using underglazes and then fired in a kiln. The piece will then be coated with a clear glaze and fired again. This class is a continuation of working with ceramics from Hand Building Ceramics . This class builds on the basic skills covered in Hand Building Ceramics, incorporating different skills and techniques such as coils to make to build three-dimensional objects and how to attach slabs of clay to build a three-dimensional decorated box with a lid. At the end of the term students will have made two finished projects


This class is designed to introduce students to the world of sculpting. Student will begin by learning the basics and how how to prepare and manipulate the clay into shapes and forms, using a variety of tools and skills as they advance throughout the school year creating new pieces along the way.

*A minimum of 6 students required per class

Private Clay/Ceramics Sessions

Private one-on-one sessions are a great way to learn in detail with one-on-one instruction from an experienced teacher. All supplies, glazes and kiln fee is included. 

*A minimum of 6 students required per class

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