Clay and Sculpture

Pottery From the Wheel

with Mike Oliver

  • Starting Date: Monday, 16 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Friday, 11 October 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Start Time: 10:30 am
  • End Time: 1:00 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio
  • Starting Date: Monday, 16 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Friday, 11 October 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Start Time: 10:30 am
  • End Time: 1:00 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio

This class will focus on the basic skills of wheel throwing, centering, opening and pulling vessels, followed forming cylinders, bowls and cups. Emphasis will be on developing a personal style and striving for consistency. Attention will be on the refinement of form, finishing and glazing (for the beginning or intermediate level potter. * NWAEA credit available

 

Utilitarian Cookware

with Steve Kammerer

  • Starting Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Tuesday, 05 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio
  • Starting Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Tuesday, 05 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Tuesdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio

This class will be an expansive study of utilitarian pottery conducted through demonstrations, discussions and structured practice. Students will fine tune their wheel throwing skills and engage in exercises that will develop continuity before form and surface. Two bags of clay included in the class price. ** NWAEA credit available

 

Beginning Wheel Throwing (FREE)

with Paul Adamson

  • Starting Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Wednesday, 06 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Wednesdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio
  • Starting Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Wednesday, 06 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Wednesdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. CALL (712) 279-6272. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. In this introductory class, students will be introduced to the basic skills of wheel throwing, centering, opening and pulling vessels, followed by forming cylinders, bowls and cups. All students will learn how to glaze/decorate their finished work. New to beginner students welcome—no previous wheel-throwing experience necessary. * NWAEA credit available

FREE classes and workshops are underwritten by the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation.

 

Ceramics

with Diane Neri

  • Starting Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Thursday, 07 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Thursdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio
  • Starting Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Thursday, 07 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Thursdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio

For the novice or the experienced, this class is a fun, hands-on approach to forming, decorating, glazing and firing clay objects. The hand-built techniques and slab construction. The potter’s wheel will also be introduced with instruction on centering and building the various parts of a vessel. * NWAEA credit available

 

Marvelous Multiples (FREE)

with Sarah Lemmon

  • Starting Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Friday, 11 October 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Starting Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Friday, 11 October 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. CALL (712) 279-6272. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. Start preparations for holiday gift giving by taking a mold making class! In this four-week class, students of all skill levels will learn how to create personalized, clay-pressed ornaments and ceramic slip-cast figurines. Techniques covered in the class include: plaster mixing, one- and two-part mold making, press molding and slip-casting. ** NWAEA credit available

FREE classes and workshops are underwritten by the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation.

 

Slab Sculpture (FREE)

with Pete Licht

  • Starting Date: Saturday, 21 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 09 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 12:30 pm
  • End Time: 3:00 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio
  • Starting Date: Saturday, 21 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 09 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 12:30 pm
  • End Time: 3:00 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. CALL (712) 279-6272. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. This class will demystify working with soft slabs and offer the essential components needed to create slab-built pots. Students will learn the basics of working with clay slabs, texture tools and pattern, beginning with simple functional forms and expanding to include components such as lids, feet and spouts. Surface options, texture and glazing techniques will also be explored. All levels welcome. ** NWAEA credit available

FREE classes and workshops are underwritten by the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation.

 

Date Night (FREE)

with Chaeli Hanna

  • Starting Date: Monday, 23 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Monday, 23 September 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Mondays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio
  • Starting Date: Monday, 23 September 2019
  • Ending Date: Monday, 23 September 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Mondays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. CALL (712) 279-6272. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. Under the guidance of clay artist Chaeli Hanna, couples will enjoy a unique and tranquil Monday evening learning the basic skills of wheel throwing. All students will select a glaze for their project. Material and lab fees are included in the class price and you will be able to select a glaze for your project. Space is limited so sign up today!

FREE classes and workshops are underwritten by the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation.

 

Date Night (FREE)

with Chaeli Hanna

  • Starting Date: Monday, 21 October 2019
  • Ending Date: Monday, 21 October 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Mondays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio
  • Starting Date: Monday, 21 October 2019
  • Ending Date: Monday, 21 October 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Mondays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. CALL (712) 279-6272. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. Under the guidance of clay artist Chaeli Hanna, couples will enjoy a unique and tranquil Monday evening learning the basic skills of wheel throwing. All students will select a glaze for their project. Material and lab fees are included in the class price and you will be able to select a glaze for your project. Space is limited so sign up today!

FREE classes and workshops are underwritten by the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation.

 

Date Night (FREE)

with Chaeli Hanna

  • Starting Date: Monday, 04 November 2019
  • Ending Date: Monday, 04 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Mondays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio
  • Starting Date: Monday, 04 November 2019
  • Ending Date: Monday, 04 November 2019
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Mondays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Class Room: Clay Studio

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. CALL (712) 279-6272. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. Under the guidance of clay artist Chaeli Hanna, couples will enjoy a unique and tranquil Monday evening learning the basic skills of wheel throwing. All students will select a glaze for their project. Material and lab fees are included in the class price and you will be able to select a glaze for your project. Space is limited so sign up today!

FREE classes and workshops are underwritten by the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation.

 

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