Adult Classes | Clay

Clay FUN-damentals with Lee Anderson CL604

Instructor: Anderson, Lee

Day of Week: Thur 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

Explore clay at your own pace in a relaxed atmosphere. Learn basic pottery skills, practice skills you already have learned, or try something new. Handbuilding and wheel techniques will be demonstrated as well as various surface treatments and firing techniques. Learn the basic “do’s and don’ts” of working in clay and, from there, your imagination is the limit.

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Learning to Throw with Lee Anderson CL623

Instructor: Anderson, Lee

Day of Week: Tues 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

This work-at-your-own-pace class covers the basic mechanics of throwing on the wheel, including preparing the clay, centering, shaping, trimming, and glazing. We also discuss firing techniques, including raku. The focus of the class is on practicing techniques, and students include those who have never worked with clay to those who are more advanced.

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Throwing on the Wheel II CL610

Instructor: Burhans, Ira

Day of Week: Tues 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: Advanced,Professional,

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

This class is for the student who has experience on the potter’s wheel. Students will work with the instructor to better understand different throwing techniques and work on their own ideas in class. Together we will explore the never-ending challenge and discovery of working in clay.

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Exploring Form - Altering and Carving CL121

Instructor: Elder, Sondra

Day of Week: Tues 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

Summer II is a 5-week session. Our sessions will focus on creating forms that are beautifully suited for altering, piercing, and carving. Students will learn to bring the clay to life using techniques appropriate for their form and style. We will also cover preparation of the pieces for glaze firing. While demonstrations will be done on the wheel, hand-builders are welcome and will benefit tremendously from the carving and piercing demonstrations.

Beginning students will learn to make smaller, basic forms. Intermediate and advanced students will learn refining techniques to help give their work a more professional look and feel.

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Exploring Form - Altering and Carving CL121B

Instructor: Elder, Sondra

Day of Week: Tues 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $133.00

Non-Member: $158.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

Summer II is a 5-week session. Our sessions will focus on creating forms that are beautifully suited for altering, piercing, and carving. Students will learn to bring the clay to life using techniques appropriate for their form and style. We will also cover preparation of the pieces for glaze firing. While demonstrations will be done on the wheel, hand-builders are welcome and will benefit tremendously from the carving and piercing demonstrations.

Beginning students will learn to make smaller, basic forms. Intermediate and advanced students will learn refining techniques to help give their work a more professional look and feel.

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Exploring Form with Crystalline Glazing CL101

Instructor: Elder, Sondra

Day of Week: Mon 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced,Professional

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

The focus of this session will be exploring forms suitable for crystalline glazing. Weeks 1 through 4 will be dedicated to throwing, trimming, and finishing pieces, getting them ready for bisque. Week 5 will be dedicated to preparing the bisque for glazing and week 6 will be dedicated to glazing. All pieces will be loaded into the kiln the evening of the glaze session. The glazing session will be dedicated to using crystalline glazes - supplied by the instructor. Students should have the ability to center clay and throw basic forms.

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Throwing and Crystalline Glazes II CL602B

Instructor: Elder, Sondra

Day of Week: Mon 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced,Professional

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $133.00

Non-Member: $158.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Summer II is a 5-week class. This is the 2nd of a 2-part series.
The second session (Summer II) will focus on mixing and testing crystalline glazes, while experimenting with layering techniques, glaze formulation, and various firing schedules. Weeks 1–4, we will mix glaze and fire various pieces intended to test our glaze formulations and firing schedules. Weeks 5-6 will culminate with glazing our best piece(s) with the most exciting glazes we have developed.

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Clay Exploration CL634

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Day of Week: Wed 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

A handbuilding clay class where the student will touch on extrusion, slab, coil and modular construction in clay. Students with prior knowledge in clay will have freedom to further their skills in making conceptual, decorative or functional art.

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Wheel of Fortune With Jacqueline LaDrig CL619

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Day of Week: Thur 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

This is an introductory class to the pottery wheel. Instructor provides step-by-step instruction and demonstrations to help you create functional clay objects. This class will cover the basics of wheel throwing, trimming, and glazing of functional forms. We will create mugs, bowls, plates, and more.

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Wheel of Fortune With Jacqueline LaDrig CL628

Instructor: LaDrig, Jacqueline

Day of Week: Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

This is an introductory class to the pottery wheel. Instructor provides step-by-step instruction and demonstrations to help you create functional clay objects. This class will cover the basics of wheel throwing, trimming, and glazing of functional forms. We will create mugs, bowls, plates, and more.

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Handbuilding with Jacqueline CL603

Instructor: McDonough, Jacqueline

Day of Week: Wed 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

Every week we will explore a different technique through classroom demonstration, which can then be personalized in your project. We will be working with the extruder (think giant cookie press) at least once during the session and will also explore the extensive glazes in our studio. This is also an independent study for those with previous clay experience.

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Open Clay Studio CL612

Instructor: Monitor

Day of Week: TBD TBD - TBD

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $60.00

Non-Member: $90.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

An excellent opportunity for CURRENTLY ENROLLED DFAC clay students who desire more time to work on their projects using studio equipment. All clay studio policies are strictly enforced and work may not be intended for production. To use the Open Clay Studio, students must purchase a Punch Card. Each punch card is good for 18 individual 1-hour sessions. Students will have the option of attending one or more of the five Open Clay Studio meetings each week. Punch Cards must be presented to the studio monitor at each session being attended.

PLEASE NOTE: ONLINE REGISTRATIONS FOR STUDIO TIME ARE NOT BEING ACCEPTED. YOU MUST PURCHASE THE PUNCH CARDS IN PERSON AT THE FRONT DESK PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE OPEN CLAY STUDIO.

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Handbuilding with Alison CL609

Instructor: Shepard, Alison

Day of Week: Thur 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

Handbuilding for anyone, beginner to experienced sculptor. Learn hand-building techniques, surface treatments and glazing. Create functional and decorative pieces, from miniatures to tall garden sculptures, creatures, containers and wall art. Individual attention and help.

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Handbuilding with Alison CL626

Instructor: Shepard, Alison

Day of Week: Thur 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

Handbuilding for anyone, beginner to experienced sculptor. Learn hand-building techniques, surface treatments and glazing. Create functional and decorative pieces, from miniatures to tall garden sculptures, creatures, containers and wall art. Individual attention and help.

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Handbuilding with Alison CL627

Instructor: Shepard, Alison

Day of Week: Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Levels: All Levels

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

Handbuilding for anyone, beginner to experienced sculptor. Learn hand-building techniques, surface treatments and glazing. Create functional and decorative pieces, from miniatures to tall garden sculptures, creatures, containers and wall art. Individual attention and help.

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Throwing and Crystalline Glazes CL602

Instructor: Woods, Glenn

Day of Week: Mon 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Advanced,Professional,

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $20.00

Clay Fee:   $15.00

We will be exploring forms appropriate for crystalline glazes. The first 4 weeks will focus on creating pieces, the 5th week will be dedicated to preparing your work for glazing and week 6 will be the session dedicated to glazing. This is not a glaze mixing class - glazes will be provided by the instructor. This class is for intermediate to advanced students who are comfortable with their throwing skills.

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