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Beginning Wheel Throwing

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, 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 Wheel Throwing

A great class for those who have had at least one beginning level wheel throwing or hand building course. Students will expand their skills for throwing on the wheel, trimming, and glazing. 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.

Advanced Wheel Throwing

This class is designed with a workshop approach to throwing for students with 3 years or more experience with wheel throwing. Explorations in combining parts to create a whole and throwing with coils will give you new skills to create larger, sculptural forms. Approaches to glazing and surface design will also be covered in the class. 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 8 students.

Clay Hand Building: Focus on Tea Sets

We think the name says it all. Through various hand building techniques, you’ll create functional, decorative and/or sculptural tea sets (your choice). By exploring the history of tea sets and the contemporary “spin” on teapots you’ll learn more than just the average brew. 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

Clay Hand Building: Focus on Dinnerware

Similar to our Tea Sets class but the focus shifts to place settings and serving pieces, Though this is not a wheel throwing class, students with experience may use the wheels outside of class time to explore ideas for table/serving pieces. 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


Sarratt Art Studio Updates

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Sarratt Art Studios may be closing down for the semester but here's an opportunity for digital photo students from our very own Jonathan Rodgers. Explore more with your digital SLR with a six week photo II class starting April 12th. Students will spend a majority of the time, camera in hand, shooting in the field. This is also a great opportunity to hone and expand your photo story telling skills with individual projects. All info can be found at http://mkt.com/jonathan-rodgers/nashville-photography-class

Nashville Photography 2 Class - Spring 2014

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6 week photography course on Saturdays in Nashville, TN: April 12-May 17, 2014 Students need to have completed Photo 1, taught by Jonathan Rodgers, be one of his current Photo 1 students, or have approval from instructor. Classes will meet 6 consecutive Saturdays at 1:00pm for 3 hours. The first par...

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