ceramics classes

To register for a class click on the class name or session title. Completing the class registration page will create a shopping cart so you can continue to register for as many classes as you like! If you’re a Guild member, don’t forget to register and sign in to receive your 10% class discount on other classes. If you’re having trouble with registering for a class, please visit the  How to Register for Classes Online page for more information and frequently asked questions.


SWEETHEART CLAY WORKSHOP

Grab a friend, family member or loved one to create valentine themed clay pieces together! In this one-day workshop suitable for all ages 7+, participants will learn to create hand built ornaments, magnets and bowls and decorate their creations with textures and colorful underglazes. Students will be provided with all the needed materials to complete projects at their home while attending the course online via Zoom. Workshop kits will be ready for pick up from the Guild on January 25th, and finished pieces will be ready for pick up by February 12th – just in time for Valentine’s Day! Note: After you register one person, you’ll be able to select an extra kit for each additional participant in your household at a reduced price!

Thursday, Jan 28 | 6-7:30 pm
Online Workshop
Guild Member: $22.50 | Non-Member: $25
Instructor: Melissa Martinson

Extra Sweetheart Clay Kit: $15

KIDS CLAY

Enjoy this semester with messy hands and lots of creative imagination! You will be guided to create whatever you can dream up using slab and coil hand-building techniques. Whether it is making a present for a parent or friend, or making decorations for your room, you will be free to explore your creativity. Register for one session or for all sessions to keep up the fun! Grades K to 5.


Online Class
Guild Members: $122.40 | Non-Members: $136
Instructor: Melissa Martinson

Session 1: Tuesdays, Jan 5- Feb 2 | 5-6:15 pm

Session 2: Thursdays, Feb 18- March 18 | 5-6:15 pm

Session 3: Tuesdays, March 30- April 27 | 5-6:15 pm

Session 4: Tuesdays, May 4- June 1 | 5-6:15 pm

MIDDLE SCHOOL CLAY

Get to know the ins and outs of the ceramic world. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of creating pottery through a blend of guided projects and individual work time. Learn the pulling of handles, decorating and glazing. Understand the processes involved in turning a simple lump of clay into a piece of unique, functional art! Entering grades 6 to 8.


Online Class
Guild Member: $122.40 | Non-Member: $136
Instructor: Melissa Martinson

Session 1: Tuesdays, Jan 5-Feb 2 | 6:15 – 7:30 pm

Session 2: Thursdays, Feb 18- March 18 |6:15 – 7:30 pm

Session 3: Tuesdays, March 30- April 27 | 6:15-7:30 pm

Session 4: Tuesdays, May 4- June 1 | 6:15-7:30 pm

HIGH SCHOOL CLAY

If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at clay but could never fit it in your school schedule, this is the class for you! Explore and learn hand-building, the pulling of handles, decorating and glazing. You’ll be encouraged to try new and exciting projects of your choice with instructor guidance, and leave with creative one-of-a-kind pieces to keep! Entering grades 9 to 12

Online Class
Guild Members: $122.40 | Non-Members: $136
Instructor: Melissa Martinson

Session 1: Tuesdays, Jan 5- Feb 2 | 7:30 – 8:45 pm

Session 2: Thursdays, Feb 18- March 18 | 7:30- 8:45 pm

Session 3: Tuesdays, March 30- April 27 | 7:30-8:45 pm

Session 4: Tuesdays, May 4- June 1 | 7:30-8:45 pm

past classes

Did you miss one of these classes or want to take it again? Let us know!  Email Education Assistant and Outreach Coordinator Jennie Eubank at jennie@northfieldartsguild.org with class requests or ideas – we do our best to offer what our community wants!

CLAY ORNAMENT WORKSHOP

NEW CLASS!  Learn how to make ceramic ornaments using clay and cookie cutters! In this workshop led by Glynnis Lessing, you will learn how to roll, cut and decorate your own custom clay ornaments using a two-tone decoration process called Sgrafitto! This one hour workshop is suitable for all ages, and will be fun for siblings or the entire family. We recommend a parent or sibling assist any youth under age 8.

BOWL-A-THON

NEW WORKSHOP! There never seem to be enough bowls in the cupboard! Or to give as a gift this holiday season to friends and family… Marion Angelica will guide you in exploring different styles and shapes that feel great to hold. Come to this Bowl-A-Thon to create new hand-built bowls! Online class, supplies provided.

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