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One Shot!

at District Clay Center - Langdon
2414 Douglas St NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20018

You get a wheel, clay, a nice instructor, some local beer* and wine, a cracker or two and 2.5 hours to try your hand at the wheel. If you like it, you can get your $45 class fee credited to a ten week session. If you don't, at least you got a beer and some mud on your hands. Never a bad thing. Note: Because you are working with wet clay, there...

$45

Friday Dec 22nd, 6:30pm

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Teapot Workshop

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

Bring it all together…Using a handbuilt or wheelthrown base, we will make lids, spouts, handles and feet to assemble this ultimate pottery goal. This three-day compressed schedule is perfect to work on this challenging and exciting project.

$125

3 sessions

Wednesday Dec 27th, 1pm

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Mixed Level Wheel Class

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St 3rd Fl, Rockville, Maryland 20850

Students of all skill levels are encouraged to take this class. Whether you’ve never used a wheel or you have years of experience you’ll learn how to build and expand your skills and create beautiful functional ceramic forms. For students already comfortable with the basics we will focus on improving your skills and throwing larger and more consistent...

$265

8 sessions

Tuesday Jan 2nd, 12pm

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Handbuilding Plus! Basic Through Advanced

at Glen Echo Pottery - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Instruction in pinch, coil, and slab construction techniques, plus surface decoration, glazing, and firing at cone 10 reduction. Individual guidance for all levels of experience; special attention to newcomers.  Experienced potters can pursue independent projects with guidance of instructor.   Students may only enroll in one handbuilding...

$188

12 sessions

Tuesday Jan 2nd, 9:30am

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Mixed Level Handbuilding/Wheels

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

This class covers instruction in hand-building, wheel and various glazes and surface decorating techniques. This class is held in our Ceramics 2 Studio, which allows access to wheels and handbuilding materials in the same classroom. Each student receives a credit for 2000 cubic inches of glaze firings per 8-week session (pro-rated for shorter sessions)....

$340

9 sessions

Wednesday Jan 3rd, 1pm

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Handbuilding: Basic Through Advanced

at Glen Echo Pottery - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Instruction in pinch, coil, and slab construction techniques, plus surface decoration, glazing, and firing at cone 10 reduction. Individual guidance for all levels of experience; special attention to newcomers.  Experienced potters can pursue independent projects with guidance of instructor.   Students may only enroll in one handbuilding...

$188

6 sessions

Wednesday Jan 3rd, 7pm

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Introduction: ITALIAN CERAMIC

at Casa Italiana Language School

Students will be introduced to the art of Italian ceramics by Maestro ROBERTO PAOLINELLI.   The course will present the aesthetic and technical aspects of the ceramic process and a survey of the three most important Italian schools. Studio sessions will cover sculpting, decorating, and glazing skills.     Students will learn both from...

$370

14 sessions

Wheel Away the Day (Ages 8-13)

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St 3rd Fl, Rockville, Maryland 20850

VisArts is excited to offer wheel classes to young adults. This class will introduce young learners to the basic concepts of wheel throwing: centering, opening and pulling forms. Throwing on the wheel takes time and practise, but it can be well worth the time it demands. 

$180

8 sessions

Tuesday Jan 2nd, 4:30pm

Tableware Intensive

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

Making Handmade Tableware is a wonderful way to combine all the pottery techniques of handbuilding. wheelthrowing and surface decoration with the love of cooking and food. Explore the handbuilding techniques of pinch, coil and slab to make tableware. Give a personal voice to your work with decorating techniques in the wetware, leatherhard and bisque...

$200

6 sessions

Monday Jan 8th, 4pm

Press Mold Tile Making

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

In this class students will learn an exciting new skill making and using pottery plaster to replicate a design of their own making through press molding.  Each student will have the opportunity to make several tiles using molds they make.  Deconstruction of the molded tile for use in creative compositions...

$120

4 sessions

Tuesday Jan 9th, 2pm

ITALIAN CERAMIC: Decoration

at Casa Italiana Language School - Foggy Bottom
1776 G St NW Ste 107, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Students will be introduced to the art of Italian ceramics by Maestro ROBERTO PAOLINELLI.   The course will present the aesthetic and technical aspects of the ceramic process and a survey of the three most important Italian schools. Studio sessions will cover sculpting, decorating, and glazing skills.     Students will learn both from...

$370

13 sessions

Thursday Jan 11th, 6:30pm

Handbuilding: Basic Through Advanced Independent Study

at Glen Echo Pottery - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Ongoing adult students of GEP may pursue Independent Study during Spring and Summer classes; however, there will be NO instruction. Independent Study students may use the studio during the time for which they registered and during open studio hours. Eligibility: ongoing students or students with at least 1 previous handbuilding class at GEP. No new...

$188

6 sessions

Saturday Jan 6th, 10am

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Wheel Away the Day (Ages 11-15)

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

VisArts is excited to offer wheel classes to young adults. This class will introduce young learners to the basic concepts of wheel throwing: centering, opening and pulling forms. Throwing on the wheel takes time and practise, but it can be well worth the time it demands. 

$240

8 sessions

Thursday Jan 11th, 4:30pm

Parent & Child Mixed Technique Pottery Class (Ages 6+)

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

Parent and child will spend two sessions learning handbuilding techniques (including pinch, coil and slab construction) then two day learning wheel throwing. One class period will be spent learning to combine wheel thrown forms with hand built decorations. The last day will be spent glazing the pieces made during the class. Pieces can be picked up...

$125

6 sessions

Saturday Jan 6th, 1:30pm

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Amaco Products Glazing Workshop

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

This glaze workshop features demonstration and hands-on decorating  techniques for clay artists and teachers, with Diana Faris from AMACO. All glazes will be provided by AMACO and VisArts will provide bisque tiles in two clays for participants to work on. This workshop will explore Mid-Range, Cone 5-6 AMACO brushing glazes. The workshop will...

$25

Monday Feb 19th, 11am