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INDEPENDENT STUDY

Independent Study is a great option for students who feel comfortable working on their own, and/or can not commit to a weekly scheduled class-- yet still enjoy the benefits of a communal atmosphere.  Take advantage of unlimited studio access in our fully equipped studio.

Materials Fee: Glazing and firing fees are included in cost of purchased clay, $40 per 25 lbs.


Commitment options:
Monthly rate: $159/month
                         (no long-term commitment)
Annual rate:  $139/month
                       (one-year contract with monthly payments)
Pre-paid year: $125/month
                         (pay up front, save $408!)

To register, call (978) 927-1414, or e-mail
info@claydreaming.com.
Open studio time is included in all adult class fees and encouraged!  Significant progress in your clay skills can be made by practicing between classes While there is undoubtedly an abundance of collaboration between artists, we request that students come prepared to work independently during their open studio visits.   For open studio hours, click here.
CLAY IBEGINNER
8-Week Course.  $310.

               
This class is for students experiencing clay for the first time, or for those who desire a refresher course.  Students will gain basic foundations in both wheelthrowing and handbuilding skills. 

Wheelthrowing topics include wedging, centering, shaping, and trimming.   Handbuilding topics teach use of studio equipment-- slab roller, extruder, tools and textures-pinch, and coil.  Students are also presented with aesthetic considerations, simple glazing techniques, and studio safety.

Materials Fee:  $40.

Monday Evenings, 6:30pm - 8:30pm








Saturday Afternoons, 12:30pm - 2:30pm






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H
ANDBUILDING: 
FUNCTIONAL & SCULPTURAL
8-Week Course.  $310.


Handbuilding in clay relieves one of the disciplined, streamlined symmetry from the wheel, and challenges one to create interesting forms--that are at least balanced enough that they do not fall over!  Discover the gratification of freeing your creative sprit with simply your own hands and some basic tools, as this class aims to teach basic principles and aesthetics of sculpture.Beginner students will learn to translate their ideas and drawings into 3-dimensional forms, creating their own unique sculpture projects.  Techniques include relief carving, coil, and slab construction.  Surface decorating and glazing techniques are also presented.

Materials fee: $40.


Wednesday Evenings, 6:30pm - 8:30pm







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OPEN STUDIO
For all registered students


Open studio time is included in all adult class fees and highly encouraged!  Significant progress in your clay skills can be made by practicing between classes.  The studio has very liberal open studio times to take advantage of.  While there is undoubtedly an abundance of collaboration between artists, it is requested that student come prepared to work independently during their visits.  The open studio schedule for registered students can be found  here.
CLAY IIINTERMEDIATE
8-Week Course.  $310.

Clay II is appropriate for students who have taken Clay I and are looking to expand their clay experience.   Instructor will introduce new topics, such as lidded forms, pots, making multiples, and larger vessels.   Further investigation is given to glaze techniques, such as working with slip, stains and wax resist.   Students signing up for Clay II must have wheel experience, and knowledge in wedging, centering, shaping and trimming.  

Materials Fee:  $40.

Tuesday Evenings, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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A
DVANCED  STUDY
8-Week Course.  $310.

Instructor:
   Tracie di Angelo

Join studio house potter, Tracie  di Angelo, every Thursday to seek ideas, critique, and insight!  This night is designated for more experienced potters who work
independently, but also desire a group setting with hands-on guidance.  Come with project ideas and receive individualized direction and encouragement. 

Clay I and Clay II are required to be taken before signing up for this night.

Materials Fee:  $40.

Thursday Evenings, 6:30pm - 8:30pm  
Session 1: May 1 - June 26
(No Class:  5/29)
Session 2: July 10 - Aug 28
Session 1: May 6 - July 1
(No Class:  5/27)
Session 2: July 8 - August 26
Session 1: May 3 - June 21

Session 2: July 12 - Aug 30



Session 1: May 2  - June 20
Session 2: July 11 - Aug 29

Session 1: May 4 - June 22
Session 2: July 13 - Aug 31