Winter I Classes 2015

Class Descriptions

•Hand Building with Clay, All Levels              Instructor: Diana Melancon

Tuesday, Sept 22 – Nov 10, 6:30-9:30 PM                               Fee $250     8 Weeks

Learn basic clay handling skills to create functional and sculptural objects. Experiment with colored clays, brushwork and more. Diana leads a fun eclectic adventure in clay.

Class Fee includes:

·         Studio instruction time

·         Materials, glazes and firings

·         Use of all necessary tools and equipment

One make-up session for lost class time is allowed (to be arranged with teachers).  A maximum of 10 students.

What to bring: Personal towel or apron, notebook or sketchpad for ideas.

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•Wheel Throwing, All Levels                                     Instructor: Myra Curvin

Monday, Sept 28 – Nov 16, 6:30-9:30 PM                                       Fee $250    8 Weeks

This informal class is perfect to begin or continue your experience in wheel throwing pottery. Instruction will range from beginning centering through complicated construction of wheel thrown pieces. In addition instruction on professional looking finishes and handling techniques will be included as you progress.

Class Fee includes:

·         Studio instruction time

·         Materials, glazes and firings

·         Use of all necessary tools and equipment

One make-up session for lost class time is allowed (to be arranged with teachers).  A maximum of 8 students

What to bring: Ideas, notebook or sketchpad and a personal towel and apron. 

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 •Saturday Clay, All Levels                            Instructor: Morghan Gray  

 Saturday, Sept 26 – Nov 14, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM         Fee $250    8 Weeks

This combination class is designed for the student that can’t decide what direction they want or need to go. Both hand building and wheel throwing instruction will be offered, explore one or both. Combine techniques for a unique approach to an Idea.

Class Fee includes:

·         Studio instruction time

·         Materials, glazes and firings

·         Use of all necessary tools and equipment

One make-up session for lost class time is allowed (to be arranged with teachers).  A maximum of 12 students with 8 on the wheel.

What to bring: Ideas, notebook or sketchpad and a personal towel and apron.

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Class Refund Policies:

Withdrawal Deadline: 5 days prior to 1st class.

·         No refunds will be given after the withdrawal deadline.

·         Please do not ask for credit.

·         Classes that do not have the minimum number of students may be delayed one week or cancelled at the withdrawal deadline.

·         Full refund for cancelled classes or you may take a gift certificate for a future class.

 

 

Summer Session II 2015 Classes

Class Descriptions

•Hand Building with Clay, All Levels                               

Instructor: Diana Melancon

Tuesday, July 21 –Sept 8,   6: 30-9:30 PM

Fee $250  8 Weeks

Learn basic clay handling skills to create functional and sculptural objects. Experiment with colored clays, brushwork and more. Diana leads a fun eclectic adventure in clay.

Materials, glazes and firings are included in the class fee.     A maximum of 10 students.

What to bring: Personal towel or apron, notebook or sketchpad for ideas

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 •Wheel Throwing, All Levels                                

Instructor: Morghan Gray

Monday, July 27 – Sept 14, 6:30-9:30 PM

Fee $250           8 Weeks

This informal class is perfect to begin or continue your experience in wheel throwing pottery. Instruction will range from beginning centering through complicated construction of wheel thrown pieces. In addition instruction on professional looking finishes and handling techniques will be included as you progress.

Materials, glazes and firings are included in the class fee.                       A maximum of 8 students

What to bring: Ideas, notebook or sketchpad and a personal towel and apron.

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•NEW SATURDAY CLASS   

Instructor: Diana Melancon

Saturday, August 8 – Sept 12, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Fee $250    6 Weeks

Diana Melancon will conduct a six week class (four hour sessions) with an emphasis on decoration.  The first few classes will focus on the making of ware to be decorated while exploring form and texture.  The last three classes will concentrate on decorating techniques, brushwork, majolica, and other low-fire glazes.  Although wheel throwing will not be part of the instructional curriculum, hand builders and wheel throwers are welcome.

Materials, glazes and firings are included in the class fee.

What to bring: Ideas, notebook or sketchpad and a personal towel and apron.

 New Clay Class

Class Refund Policies:

Withdrawal Deadline: 5 days prior to class

  • No refunds will be given after the withdrawal deadline.
  • Please do not ask for credit.
  • Classes that do have the minimum number of students may be delayed one week or cancelled at the withdrawal deadline.
  • Full refund for cancelled classes or you may take a gift certificate for a future class.

Summer Session I 2015

•Hand Building with Clay, All Levels                                             Instructor: Diana Melancon

Tuesday, May 19 – July 7,  6:30-9:30 PM                                   Fee $250              8 Weeks

Learn basic clay handling skills to create functional and sculptural objects. Experiment with colored clays, brushwork and more. Diana leads a fun eclectic adventure in clay.

Class Fee includes:

·         Studio instruction time

·         Materials, glazes and firings

·         Use of all necessary tools and equipment

One make-up session for lost class time is allowed (to be arranged with teachers).  A maximum of 10 students.

What to bring: Personal towel or apron, notebook or sketchpad for ideas.

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•Wheel Throwing, All Levels                                                                    Instructor: Kym Owens

Monday, May 18 – July 6, 6:30-9:30 PM                                              Fee $250       8 Weeks

This informal class is perfect to begin or continue your experience in wheel throwing pottery. Instruction will range from beginning centering through complicated construction of wheel thrown pieces. In addition instruction on professional looking finishes and handling techniques will be included as you progress.

Class Fee includes:

·         Studio instruction time

·         Materials, glazes and firings

·         Use of all necessary tools and equipment

One make-up session for lost class time is allowed (to be arranged with teachers).  A maximum of 8 students

What to bring: Ideas, notebook or sketchpad and a personal towel and apron. 

  

 

•Saturday Clay, All Levels                                                                     Instructor: Morghan Gray

Saturday, May 23 – June 27, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM                                  Fee $250    6 Weeks

This combination class is designed for the student that can’t decide what direction they want or need to go. Both hand building and wheel throwing instruction will be offered, explore one or both. Combine techniques for a unique approach to an Idea.

Class Fee includes:

·         Studio instruction time

·         Materials, glazes and firings

·         Use of all necessary tools and equipment

One make-up session for lost class time is allowed (to be arranged with teachers).  A maximum of 12 students with 8 on the wheel.

What to bring: Ideas, notebook or sketchpad and a personal towel and apron.


  

 

Class Refund Policies:

Withdrawal Deadline: 5 days prior to 1st class.

·         No refunds will be given after the withdrawal deadline.

·         Please do not ask for credit.

·         Classes that do not have the minimum number of students may be delayed one week or cancelled at           the withdrawal deadline.

·         Full refund for cancelled classes or you may take a gift certificate for a future class.

Barley Swine Plating

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Sunset Canyon Pottery is honored and pleased to announce our business association with Barley Swine. They opened their doors in 2010 and are listed as one of the Top 10 new restaurants in America by GQ magazine. They have also received recognition from Texas Monthly, Austin Monthly, and Food & Wine. They source their business locally, starting with their ingredients from local farmers, and now Sunset Canyon Pottery creates their beautiful, unique plating.  Their talented chefs use a combination of modern and classic techniques along with artistic plating on our handmade dinnerware. Owner and Head Chef Bryce Gilmore is committed to establishing relationships with local businesses to share an extraordinary experience for everyone to enjoy.

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