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Altered Forms: Session 1

Intermediate Course

  • 375 US dollars
  • Clayroom San Mateo

Class Description

Sundays @10:30 am - 1:00 pm, January 7 - February 11 with Loraine Koury Six weeks of wheel throwing designed for those individuals who are already acclimated with wheel throwing and are ready to kick things up a notch! Students will explore using more clay relative to their experience. *Please only register for this course if you can effectively perform the following tasks on the wheel independently: centering, opening up, pulling up the walls, and trimming. Week 1: Nesting Oval and Odd Shaped Bowls Week 2: Approaching Stacking Forms (designing, darting, measuring) Week 3: Constructing & Refining (trimming, attaching, building) Week 4: Surface Design Intensive Week 5: “Trimfest” & Finishing Week 6: Glazing Class includes: - 25 lbs of clay - 6 weeks of 2.5 hours of instruction - Unlimited use of the studio during open studio hours - Firing fees - Glazes

Upcoming Sessions


Class Fees & Schedule: - Class fees cover instructed class time (as listed in specific class schedule), use of tools and equipment, open studio hours, studio glazes and kiln firings - Pottery class fees include 25 lbs of clay - Classes are subject to change if the minimum student quota (7) isn't met - Class switches will only be available one week prior to the commencement of classes and are based on the capacity of classes at time of request Attendance: - It is mandatory for all students who are new to the studio attend the first class - No “make-up” classes are given but drop-in's are welcome in another class if space permits - For adult classes, participants must be at least 14 years of age Personal Belongings: - Any items left behind 30 days after the final class meeting may be discarded without notice Refund Policy: - Class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable - Refund or credit (minus $20 processing fee) if a cancellation request is received at least TWO WEEKS prior to the start of class - Cancellation requests 48 hours or less than to start class, a credit (no refund) MAY be granted ONLY if your spot can be filled - No refunds or credits after attending 1st class - Classes missed due to failure to attend, planned absences, minor illnesses or vacations will not be credited for future classes Student Open Studio Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10AM - 6PM Friday - Sunday: 10AM - 9PM Hours subject to change upon five days' notice

Contact Us

  • Clayroom San Mateo

    3050 South Delaware Street, San Mateo, CA, USA

    (650) 638-8139

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