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Beginning Pottery

The class you have always wanted to take is one of our most popular that we offer here at Sarratt Art Studios. This beginning level class teaches the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, trimming, and glazing functional pottery. Instructors will provide you with step-by-step instructions and demonstrations to help you create delightful clay objects from the wheel. This popular class will fill quickly, so we recommend that you register as soon as possible.. A $30 lab fee covers the cost of a 25 pound bag of clay, use of our tools, glazes, and kiln firings. Additional clay and tools will be available for purchase. We do not allow any clay and glazes to be brought to the Studios from other sources.                               Class size limited to 12 students.

Loading our large kiln for a bisque ware firing.

Intermediate Pottery

A great class for those who have had at least one beginning level wheel throwing  course. Students will expand their skills for throwing on the wheel, trimming, and glazing plus handbuilding. Learn to develop your own throwing styles, explore the construction of traditional forms, and learn more glazing and surface design strategies. Lots of new tricks and techniques as well as individual attention to help you explore your passion for clay. A $30 lab fee covers the cost of a 25 pound bag of clay, use of our tools, glazes, and kiln firings. Additional clay and tools will be available for purchase. We do not allow any clay and glazes to be brought to the Studios from other sources.                              

Class size limited to 12 students.

Clay Hand Building

You’ll follow in the tradition that is more than 13, 000 years old as you use youyr hands and some basic tools to create functional, decorative and/or sculptural objects for use in every day life or for special events. Though this is not a wheel throwing class, students with experience may use the wheels outside of class time to explore tea set creations. A $30 lab fee covers the cost of a 25 pound bag of clay, use of our tools, glazes, and kiln firings. Additional clay and tools will be available for purchase. We do not allow any clay and glazes to be brought to the Studios from other sources. Class size limited to 10 students

Clay vessel by Sarratt Art Studios Instructor, Kelly Kessler

 


Sarratt Art Studio Updates

Sarratt Art Studios

Please join us this Friday for a closing reception featuring works by the faculty of Sarratt Art Studios.

Feb 24th 6:55pm • No Comments

If you are in one of our clay, metal or darkroom classes here is good news. Open Studio hours are happening this weekend. I hope any rain washes all this snow and ice away. Use caution if you are driving, cause who knows what will happen out there.

Feb 20th 9:39pm • No Comments

Here's the annual workshop hosted by Tennessee Craft (formerly known as TACA). Always more to being an artist than making things, you will gain so much by attending an artist in business workshop.

Feb 18th 11:15pm • No Comments