Pottery Schedule

2016 - 2017 Season

The Pottery is open for its 10th season with Open Studio and Private Lessons.

The Studio is open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 - 2pm

The Pottery has the equipment, materials and instruction you need to learn to throw on a potters wheel; discover the many methods of hand building including with a slab roller or extruder; use a vast array of decorative techniques; experiment with different clay bodies and glazes. We invite you to try your hands in clay. This ancient material we work with is responsive, forgiving, suggestive, healing, playful. Surprise yourself with what you can create with a lump of clay.  Join us at our outdoor studio and see.

OPEN STUDIO 

Working  time for adults experienced with clay

 This is an opportunity for work and play in the company of other potters and students; a time when participants can work on their own projects with The Pottery’s equipment and materials. Open Studio does not include instruction. Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm.  Fee: $60 for 8 sessions. Materials and firing available for purchase. 

New this season;  an orientation time is required for people who wish to participate in Open Studio. This is a guide to the operations of the studio and  materials and equipment available for your use.  Fee is $25. To set a time - gingerpots@gmail.com.

 

                                        PRIVATE INSTRUCTION

All skill levels. Want to work on a special project, learn new potter’s wheel techniques or brush up on old ones with individual attention, take a private or 2-person session. The schedule will be determined by student and instructor. Plan a birthday, anniversary, good friend session. Cost is $50 for each 3-hour session. Materials (clay and glazes) and one Open Studio are included. Firing cost is by the piece. On-going through mid-May


Scheduled Classes and workshops. In addition to Open Studio and Private Lessons we offer the following Classes.

 POTTERY BASICS

Learn to work on the potter’s wheel and/or by using hand-building techniques. Discover what you can do with clay. Learn a new skill. Beginning and intermediate students welcome. Individual attention. Materials and firing included as well as weekly practice    Open Studio. Fee: $160/session. Instructor; Ginger Dunlap-Dietz Session 1: Tuesdays: January 17, 24, 31, February 4, 10am-1pm.  Classes limited to 8. Continuation class available.

 TILE MAKING

All skill levels. Create decorative tiles for your wall, table, backsplash, garden and as gifts. Special attention will be paid to surface design and relief. Display and installation techniques will be covered. First two classes are Thursday and Friday, February 2 & 3, 10am-1pm when we will roll out clay and start decorating your tiles. Next classes are Thursday and Friday, February 16, 10am-1pm when the glaze and firing processes begin. Instructor: Ginger Dunlap-Dietz.  Materials and firing and one Open 

Studio session included. Limited to 8. Fee: $120.

OPEN STUDIO

For Adults experienced with clay
Practice your technique on the wheel. Try new methods of hand-building. Experiment with new clay bodies and glazes. Use an unfamiliar piece of equipment like the extruder or slab roller. This is an opportunity for participants to work and play in the company of other potters and students. 

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION

All skill levels. Want to work on a special project, learn new potter's wheel techniques or brush up on old ones with individual attention? Take a private or 2-person session. The schedule will be determined by student and instructor. Plan a birthday, anniversary, or good friend session. Ongoing through mid May.

For detailed information about Pottery programs please go to 

Pottery Workshops and Classes.



For more information: email Ginger at gingerpots@gmail.com

 

Borrego Art Institute

665 Palm Canyon Drive

P.O. Box 2383

Borrego Springs, CA  92004

760-767-5152

borregoartinstitute@gmail.com

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