Classes

 

Generous Earth Pottery & Studio
Classes open to the public for all skill levels, with flexible studio times and pricing.

 
 
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Open to the public 7 days a week. Please call or stop in to view our current and upcoming class schedules and sign up! 608-782-3904

 

Hours Open:

Monday to Saturday 10 am to 6 pm
Sundays 11 am to 5 pm

Class Instruction Available:

    • Spring Session March 16, 2014 through May 3, 2014
    • Summer Session June 8, 2014 through August 2, 2014
    • Fall Session I September 2, 2014 through October 20, 2014
    • Fall Session II October 27, 2014 through December 14, 2014
    • All classes are held at 321 Main Street location.
    • All classes meet 2.5 hours per week.
    • 1:7 Teacher:Student ratio per class.
    • Every class includes 25 pounds of clay, 1 storage shelf, bisque firing, a variety of studio glazes, the first glaze firing and open studio.
    • Tuition is $210.
    • Click the + marks below to view details of each class.

Beginner Wheel Throwing


This class is for the beginner in wheel-throwing and focuses on basic methods of centering clay and throwing simple forms such as cylinders and small bowls. Students will learn how to finish their pots including trimming and using standard decorating and glazing techniques.

Beginner Classes Available

    • Wednesday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
    • Saturday 10:00 am to 12:30 pm


Advance Beginner Wheel Throwing


In this class, students will refine the basic throwing and trimming techniques previously learned. Students will also be introduced to new techniques and challenged to complete projects such as throwing plates, sets and larger pieces.

Advanced Beginner Classes Available:

    • Tuesday 6:30pm to 9:00pm
    • Wednesday 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
    • Friday 12:00pm to 2:30 pm



Intermediate Wheel Throwing


At this level, students will concentrate on functional forms with an emphasis on individual skill building and developing a personal style. Students will be introduced to composite pieces, lidded vessels, and advanced decorating and glazing techniques.

Intermediate Classes Available:

    • Monday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
    • Tuesday 10:00 am to 12:30 pm



Advanced Wheel Throwing


This class focuses on development of individual style through demonstrations and informal critique. Special emphasis will be placed on advanced decorating techniques.

Advanced Classes Available:

    • Sunday 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
    • Thursday 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
    • Thursday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm



Project Based Class


This class is geared toward students wanting to work on specific, individual projects with the guidance of an instructor.

Project Based Classes Available

    • No classes available this session.


Hand Building


This is a class in hand building and sculpture. All skill levels welcome. Students may attend one or as many classes as you wish.

    • Tuition is $35.00 per student per class.
    • Classes are the third Monday of every month.
    • 2 hours per session.
    • Includes all material and firings.
    • Classes require pre-registration.



Children Classes

Children’s After-school Wheel Classes

    • Ages 8 and up.
    • Tuesdays and Fridays from 4-5:30 pm
    • $15 per child
    • Pre-registration required. Call 608-782-3904

“Private Children’s Classes”

    • Tuition is $120 per student.
    • All Materials Included!
    • 1 day per week for 4 consecutive weeks.
    • Each class is 90 min.
    • Flexible scheduling. Call 608-782-3904 now to arrange a class for your child.



Studio Rental


Studio Rental Time (only available to prior GEP Students)

    • Fee is $15 per day. Weekly and Monthly rates also available.
    • Must purchase our clay.
    • Includes Bisque firing.
    • Glaze firing available at $0.04/cubic inch.

Studio Rental Available all hours studio is open

  • Call for details.

  • Private Instruction


    One on one instruction is available at Generous Earth Pottery Studio.
    • Tuition is $30/hour per person.
    • Does not include clay. Minimum of 6.5 pound purchase is required with this instruction.
    • Finish Glazing may require additional instruction at our hourly rate.
    • Bisque firing is included in the price of the clay. Glaze firing is not included but is available for $0.04/cu inch which includes the use of our studio glazes.


    Wheel Deal


    Just a lot of Fun! Always wanted to try your hand at pottery? Here is the perfect option to explore your curiosity. We offer a 2 hour class for 2 to 12 people, where you will have an instructor help you create one piece, and then turn you loose to make your second piece. We guarantee you will end up with two pieces. After your pieces have had their first firing (may take up to 2 weeks), you may return to finish your pieces at All Glazed Up! for an additional $5 per piece charge. Our trained staff at All Glazed Up! will help ensure your pieces end up works of art.

    • Tuition is $50 per person.


    Other Services available:

    • Kiln Firings (prices vary per piece and cone)
    • Pottery Supplies
    • We SELL CLAY!!

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