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Ceramics



Lillstreet’s nationally-recognized Ceramics department offers classes that are appropriate for students of all skill levels.  Students ranging from first-timers to advanced ceramicists can take advantage of our generous open studio hours while enrolled in classes such as wheelthrowing, handbuilding, sculpture, slip casting and more.  With hundreds of options for glaze combinations, a variety of firing options, and access to our state-of-the-art equipment and facilities; students are afforded every opportunity to find their way with clay.

 

HOW TO USE SIGN UP GENIUS

Glaze Room Sign Up- Spring Session

IMPORTANT INFO FOR ONLINE CLASSES RE: CLAY, TOOLS & FIRING

HEALTH CERTIFICATION FORM

Spring 2021 - April 05, 2021 - June 13, 2021

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Handbuilding (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00
April 6, April 6, April 7, April 8, April 9, April 10

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Wheelthrowing (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00
April 5, April 5, April 5, April 6, April 6, April 7, April 8, April 8, April 9, April 10, April 10, April 11, April 11

Dreams, Myths, and Stories in Clay Sculpture (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00
April 5

First-Time Handbuilding (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
April 5, April 7, April 10, May 10, May 15

First-Time Potter (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00
April 5, April 7, April 8, April 10, April 11, May 10, May 12, May 13, May 15, May 16

Handbuilding Botanical Forms (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00
April 7

Handbuilt Vessels (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00
April 7

Tile Making (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00
April 7

MULTILEVEL

Independent Study - Ceramics Wheelthrowing (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $50.00
April 5, April 5, April 5, April 6, April 6, April 6, April 7, April 7, April 7, April 8, April 8, April 8, April 8, April 8, April 9, April 9, April 9, April 9, April 10, April 10, April 11, May 5, May 7, May 10, May 10, May 10, May 11, May 11, May 11, May 12, May 12, May 12, May 12, May 13, May 13, May 13, May 13, May 13, May 14, May 14, May 14, May 15, May 15, May 16

Independent Study - Ceramics Handbuilding (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $50.00
April 5, April 5, April 5, April 6, April 6, April 6, April 7, April 8, April 9, April 9, April 9, April 10, April 11, May 10, May 10, May 10, May 11, May 11, May 11, May 12, May 13, May 14, May 14, May 14, May 15, May 15, May 16

Independent Study - Handbuilding Interim (2 Weeks)

LAC Members $20.00 / Non-Members $25.00
December 31, March 24, March 24, March 24, March 24, March 25, March 25, March 26, March 26, March 27, March 27, March 28, March 28

Independent Study - Wheelthrowing Interim (2 Weeks)

LAC Members $20.00 / Non-Members $25.00
March 24, March 24, March 25, March 25, March 26, March 26, March 27, March 27, March 28, March 28

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Advanced Handbuilding (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 5

Advanced Wheelthrowing (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 5, April 10

Altered Forms on the Wheel (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 6

Contemporary Art Practices in Ceramics (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 6

Drawing on Pots (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 11

Figure Sculpting (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 11

Guided Projects in Clay (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 10

Handle it (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 8

Home and Garden Pottery (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 5

Intermediate Handbuilding (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 6, April 8, April 8

Intermediate Wheelthrowing (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 6, April 6, April 7, April 8, April 9, April 10

Introduction to Paper Clay (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 8

Low Fire in Handbuilding (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 5

Making Multiples (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 7

Mold Making & Slip Casting (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 7

On the Wheel, Off the Wheel (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 11

Print on Clay (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 7

Sculpture in Ceramics (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 8

Soda I: Beginning Soda Firing (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 6, April 9, April 10, April 11

Soda II : Molds, Stamps, and Tools (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 6

Soda II: Intuition to Innovation (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 7

Soda II: Surfaces (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 11

Spring Forms in Clay (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 8

Surface Decoration Techniques (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 8

Wheelthrown Tableware (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 7

WORKSHOP

Ceramic Citrus Juicers (1 Day)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00
May 8

Date Night: Throwdown (1 Day)

LAC Members $60.00 / Non-Members $65.00
April 16, May 7, May 21, June 4, June 4

Father’s Day Mugs (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00
June 6

Ins & Outs of Electric Kilns with Neil Estrick (1 Day)

LAC Members $135.00 / Non-Members $135.00
April 17

Mother’s Day Vases (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00
May 2

Pet Portrait Tiles (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00
May 1

Spring Flower Planters (1 Day)

LAC Members $60.00 / Non-Members $65.00
April 24, May 23

Spring Mugs (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00
April 18, May 16

ADULTS AND CHILDREN 8+

Family Wheelthrowing Fun (1 Day)

LAC Members $45.00 / Non-Members $50.00
April 25, May 23, June 13

Memorial Day Family Wheelthrowing Fun (1 Day)

LAC Members $45.00 / Non-Members $50.00
May 30

Mother’s Day Family Wheelthrowing Fun (1 Day)

LAC Members $45.00 / Non-Members $50.00
May 9

ONLINE: Spring 2021 - April 05, 2021 - June 13, 2021

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

ONLINE: Marketing for Artists (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00
May 10

ONLINE: The Slow Throw: Pinch Pots & Beyond (3 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00
April 7

MULTILEVEL

Form Meets Function (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 5

ONLINE: Bowled Over (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00
April 7, May 12

ONLINE: Handbuilding at Home (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00
April 6, April 10, May 11, May 15

ONLINE: Home and Garden Pottery at Home (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00
April 6

ONLINE: Just Mugs (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00
May 12

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

ONLINE: Portfolio Building Through InDesign (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $160.00 / Non-Members $165.00
April 7