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Classes

We offer classes taught by some of the area's finest artist/instructors. Our instructors are hand-picked, warm and friendly professional artists who love to share their knowledge and skills.  Sign up today to have fun, meet fellow creative people and learn something new. 

Now offering Ceramics Courses and an Elements of Design Course

Introduction to Ceramics Sign Up Here

A comprehensive course covering history and techniques of Ceramic Art. This course meets for two hours, 1PM-3 PM, two days a week for 4 weeks - 16 contact hours.  

                                   

Meeting Dates:  
Monday, February 6 - Introductory presentation, pinch techniques

Thursday, February 9 - Continue and finalize pinch pieces

Monday, February 13 - Slab technique and box with lid construction

Thursday, February 16 - Finalize slab boxes

Monday, February 20 - Make a Bowl and Plate using bisque mold forms

Thursday, February 23 - Load Bisque kiln

Monday, February 27  - Unload bisque kiln, decorate and glaze pieces, reload kiln for glaze firing

Thursday March 2 - Unload Glaze kiln, discuss our finished pieces, brief introduction to the wheel 

Course fee: $175 - Everything included, instruction, clay, glaze materials, firing

No experience necessary, all experience levels are welcomed. Even advanced artists can learn new techniques and enjoy this session. 
 

Cup, Bowl, & Plate Hand Building Course Sign up Here

In this course, meeting for two hours on three consecutive Saturdays, participants will learn basic hand building techniques and use them to construct their own cup, bowl, and plate. At our final session the pieces will have been finish fired and ready to take home, 1PM-3PM. 

Meeting Dates:      

Saturday, February 11
Saturday, February 18
Saturday, February 25

-The first class session will focus on learning a few basic hand building techniques and then using those techniques to construct their own pieces. Related Ceramic History and instruction on use of ceramic materials will also be presented. The pieces formed will be dried and bisque fired.

-The second class session will be devoted to glaze info and application on our bisque ware. Underglaze painting will also be covered. 

-The third and final class session, we will unload the kiln and discuss our finish fired work.  

Course fee: $120 - Everything included, instruction, materials, and firing  

No experience necessary, all experience levels are welcomed. Even advanced artists can learn new techniques and enjoy this session. 
 

Make a Garden Sculpture Sign Up Here

This course meets for two hours on three consecutive Saturdays, 1PM-3PM                                      Meeting Dates:                          

Saturday, March 11

Saturday, March 18

Saturday, March 25

 

In this course we will learn a unique pole forming technique and make a garden sculpture to take home.  

-First meeting- Learn the pole forming method and construct your own garden sculpture

-Second meeting- Apply surface treatments to your bisque pieces

-Third meeting - Review the finish fired work and take home

Course fee: $120 - Everything included, instruction, materials, and firing  
No experience necessary, all experience levels are welcomed. Even advanced artists can learn new techniques and enjoy this session. 

  • The instructors will be attentive and involved, working with participants as needed to insure their success.  

  •  Class size is limited. Please enroll early.

  •  Beginning Throwing on the Potters Wheel and other class offerings in the near future. 

The course will be lead by Instructor Don Davis, assisted by Audrey Scherr.

Don earned his MFA in Ceramic Art from Rhode Island School of Design and operated his own studio in Asheville, North Carolina before becoming Professor of Art at University, now happily ‘retired’ to Flagler Beach. He is author of Wheel Thrown Ceramics and is represented in other publications including Hand Built Ceramics by Kathy Triplet. 

Audrey is an accomplished painter and has studied art her entire life, including clay, attending Virginia Commonwealth University, Kent State University, and participating in workshops in the USA and Paris, France.

Elements of Design with Trish Sign Up Here 

Elements of Design, an exciting four-session class held on Tuesdays March 7, 21, 28 and April 4 from 10:30am to 12:30pm, is ideal for any level and any medium.  Please bring your own paint or drawing supplies.
Course fee: $120.
Note: Acrylic paint and brushes to use are available for $20 paid to instructor at first class. Class participant will need to bring canvas, paper or gessoed board at least 9"x12". 
Week One:  Composition and Balance
Week Two:   Space and Proportion
Week Three:  Color and Value
Week Four:  Line and Rhythm
Space will be limited, be sure to sign up early. 
 

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We are currently offering three courses including

  • Introduction to Ceramics

  • Cup, Bowl, & Plate Hand Building Course

  • Make a Garden Sculpture 

  • Elements of Design with Trish

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