Dec
13
Fri
Beginner Ceramics @ Ceramic Studio
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Ceramics @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
This is an introduction to the potters wheel where students will practice the standard throwing steps of centering clay and bringing up the walls to form cylinders and basic shapes. We will also cover finishing steps with trimming our pieces and adding handles or feet. Students will also explore different methods of surface decoration, including sgraffito techniques using underglazes.
 
While participants will not be able to complete a project in 1 class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or glazing class to complete their project. Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

 

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Dec
14
Sat
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This class will experience clay hand building through the method of slab construction and slab manipulation, pinching and coiling to create decorative and also functional pieces. Projects will include cylinder vessels, slab boxes and pockets, tumblers, cups, mugs and plates. This class will also explore using underglazes and sgraffito techniques for surface decoration as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

While participants will not be able to complete a project in 1 class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or glazing class to complete their project. Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Dec
17
Tue
Distressing + Repurposing @ Fuqua Livery Stable
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Distressing + Repurposing @ Fuqua Livery Stable | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Ever have that old piece of furniture sitting around that you can’t get rid of? Or how about that table you want to refinish but just don’t quite know how? Well, you’re in luck! In this class you’ll learn distressing techniques and different applications so you can give new life to grandma’s old coffee table that you just can’t bear to part with. We will cover how to get a crackle effect like old lead paint, why it’s so important to put the dings and dents in the right places, how to get a worn, layered effect using multiple layers of chalk paint.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Paul Rosenbeck

Dec
20
Fri
Beginner Ceramics @ Ceramic Studio
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Ceramics @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
This is an introduction to the potters wheel where students will practice the standard throwing steps of centering clay and bringing up the walls to form cylinders and basic shapes. We will also cover finishing steps with trimming our pieces and adding handles or feet. Students will also explore different methods of surface decoration, including sgraffito techniques using underglazes.
 
While participants will not be able to complete a project in 1 class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or glazing class to complete their project. Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

 

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Dec
21
Sat
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This class will experience clay hand building through the method of slab construction and slab manipulation, pinching and coiling to create decorative and also functional pieces. Projects will include cylinder vessels, slab boxes and pockets, tumblers, cups, mugs and plates. This class will also explore using underglazes and sgraffito techniques for surface decoration as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

While participants will not be able to complete a project in 1 class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or glazing class to complete their project. Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Dec
27
Fri
Beginner Ceramics @ Ceramic Studio
Dec 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Ceramics @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
This is an introduction to the potters wheel where students will practice the standard throwing steps of centering clay and bringing up the walls to form cylinders and basic shapes. We will also cover finishing steps with trimming our pieces and adding handles or feet. Students will also explore different methods of surface decoration, including sgraffito techniques using underglazes.
 
While participants will not be able to complete a project in 1 class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or glazing class to complete their project. Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

 

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Dec
28
Sat
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This class will experience clay hand building through the method of slab construction and slab manipulation, pinching and coiling to create decorative and also functional pieces. Projects will include cylinder vessels, slab boxes and pockets, tumblers, cups, mugs and plates. This class will also explore using underglazes and sgraffito techniques for surface decoration as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

While participants will not be able to complete a project in 1 class, they are encouraged to take another class and/or glazing class to complete their project. Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

Dec
29
Sun
Ceramic Glazing @ Ceramic Studio
Dec 29 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Ceramic Glazing @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

This class will discuss and demonstrate proper ceramic glazing techniques for mid-range firing. Perfect for the student who has made ceramic pieces and needs glaze instruction or for experienced students that would like to learn new glazing techniques. Please bring bisque fired pieces to glaze.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glaze, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Melissa Michel