CERAMICS CLASSES

AT THE HAGGERTY CERAMICS STUDIO

 


 

 

 

We are offering Beginning and Intermediate Wheel Throwing and
Hand-building Classes at our Santa Barbara Studio,
located at 700 E. Mason Street!

 


 

 

 






Experience the joy and creativity of working with clay, and making a ceramic piece that you will treasure. Everyone can have a wonderful time doing something fun, learning something new, and creating lasting memories.

Our wheel and hand-building classes are appropriate for all ages and skill levels.

The intimacy of our studio is the perfect setting for private parties, such as:

Birthdays

Bachelorette Parties

Family Reunions

and  Ladies Night Out


We welcome private group classes for up to 8 Students
for Hand Building, and up to 6 for Wheel Classes at our Studio.

Contact us and let us help you create a beautiful ceramic piece and many cherished memories for your special occaision.

 


JUST A FEW THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT OUR STUDIO

 

* Wheel classes can accommodate up to 6 students.

* Handbuilding classes can accommodate up to 8 students.

*Our Studio can be chilly when it’s cold and quite warm when it’s hot,
so dress in layers and wear comfortable clothes
that you don't mind getting dirty.

* Clay is easier to work with if you have short, trimmed, fingernails.

* Long hair should be tied back.

* Please leave jewelry such as rings, watches, bracelets,
and long necklaces at home.


* We have lockers available for you to use.
If you want a lock, please bring your own.

* Children under 18 need to be accompanied
and supervised by a responsible adult.

* We are sorry, but we are unable to hold on to work for more than 30 days.

* No refunds on missed or cancelled classes.
Please Contact us if you need to reschedule your class.

 

 

TEAM-BUILDING PROGRAMS

 

In addition to our classes, we are also offering a variety of Team Building Programs
that are designed for any business need, and emphsize different areas such as:



* Building and Bonding New Teams

* Rewarding Teams

* Team Art Projects for the Office

 


Contact us and we can work with your company
to create the perfect program for your team.

 

 

 

 

CERAMICS CLASSES OFFERED AT THE HAGGERTY CERAMICS STUDIO

 

BY POPULAR DEMAND, WE HAVE NOW ADDED 3 NEW CLASSES!

*THE THRILL OF THROWING 3

*PRIVATE WHEEL THROWING CLASS FOR 2

*HAND-BUILT POTTERY & POTLUCK

 

Fall Classes start in September and are listed below.
Please click on the class you're interested in to see the schedule.

 

 

WHEEL-THROWING CLASSES

 

THE THRILL OF THROWING 1

(6 Students)

Time: 3 hours

Fee: $55.00

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Have you always wanted to try throwing
on the potter's wheel without having to
commit to a series of classes?

You now have the opportunity to learn
from a Master Potter.


This class is for the absolute beginner.
The first half of the class
you will learn the basics, such as:

*centering the clay,
* opening the vessel,
*pulling up the walls,
* and using various pottery tools.

Then students will decorate their work using:

* colored slips,
* stamps,
* and the sgraffito method.

We will fire and clear glaze your work for you.

 

 

THE THRILL OF THROWING 2

(6 Students)

Time: Meets for two day 3 hours each

Fee: $100.00


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This class is designed for:

* anyone who has taken The Thrill of Throwing 1 class,

* or for someone who has some experience
on the wheel, and wants to improve their skills.

This class is a continuation of , Thrill of Throwing #1. More advanced techniques will be covered, such as:

*trimming a foot on the bottom,

*decorating techniques,

*types of firing and more.

We will also look at various forms and
discuss how to create them.

 


 

 

THE THRILL OF THROWING 3

 

(5 Students) 
Time: 3 Sessions, 9 Hours Total
(3 hours each class.)


Fee: $150.00

 

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This class is designed for:

*anyone who has already taken
The Thrill of Throwing 1 class,


*someone who has intermediate
wheel experience who wants to
improve their skills, and more
comprehensive wheel instruction.

*This class is NOT for the beginner.


In the Session 1 Class, Students will learn how make a handle by creating 2 pieces of 3 different forms, (6 total)

Students will learn techniques that refine both their forms and throwing skills.

The Session 2 Class, covers trimming and handle attachment.

And the Session 3 Class covers various
decorating techniques using:

*colored slips,

*sponge stamps,

*and the sgraffito method.

*You clear glaze your pieces, and we will fire your work.

 

 

 

 

PRIVATE THROWING CLASS FOR 2

(2 Students)

Time: 3 hours 


Fee: $150.00 

 

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Have a fun and intimate evening
learning how to throw on the wheel
with someone you love.

This class is for any skill level, and perfect for:

*couples,
* parents and kids,
*family members,
*and friends.

The first half of the class students will learn the basics, such as:
* centering the clay,
*opening the vessel,
*pulling up the walls
*and using various pottery tools.

Then students will decorate their work using colored slips stamps, and the sgraffito method.

We will fire and clear glaze your work for you.

 

 

 

 

 

HAND-BUILDING CLASSES

 

 

HAND-BUILT POTTERY & POTLUCK

(6-8 Students)
Time: 3.5 hours
Fee: $55.00

 

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This class is both yummy and fun!
Bring a dish of food to share, and begin the first
30 minutes of the class with a potluck.

Students can enjoy working independently
creating a piece on their own, or can make one of our projects with our instruction, creating a slab bowl,
ceramic clock, or clay mask.

Students will learn basic hand-building skills, such as:

*rolling out even clay slabs,
*using hump molds,
*attaching clay with the slip and score method,
* and sculpting.

Students will also learn surface decorating techniques, including:

*painting with colored engobes,
*using stamps,
*textures,
*and the sgraffito technique.

 

We will glaze and fire your work,
and can provide a quartz clock movement for you.


 

 

 

 

 

KIDS HAND PRINTS

 

Time: 1 hour


Fee: $55.00

Contact us to schedule an appointment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriate for children 3 and older.

Feel the joy of spending quality time with your
children or grandchildren while having fun making a ceramic hand print of your child's, and a pinch pot.

We will provide all the materials
and instruction you need to work together,
creating a ceramic piece that you both will treasure.

All materials are non-toxic, and we will glaze fire your work and attach a hanger for your hand print.

Work can be picked up at our studio approximately
2 weeks after your appointment.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

Last Updated 9/2017
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