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Sep
29
Thu
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This adult class offers an introduction to the comprehensive process of ceramics and pottery, and students will practice both wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Other skills that will be covered include: wedging, trimming, and attachments. Each class will start with a specific skill-focused demonstration, and students can expect supportive guidance from our instructor.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Oct
5
Wed
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics 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 surface decorating techniques using underglazes and sgraffito as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. Projects created in this class will not be completed until they are fired in a ceramic kiln. Kiln firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln. To pick up kiln fired pieces, please see a Breck Create team member at Old Masonic Hall.

While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Oct
6
Thu
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This adult class offers an introduction to the comprehensive process of ceramics and pottery, and students will practice both wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Other skills that will be covered include: wedging, trimming, and attachments. Each class will start with a specific skill-focused demonstration, and students can expect supportive guidance from our instructor.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Oct
7
Fri
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

What kid doesn’t like to play with clay?! Kids will learn the basics of working with clay while also exploring additional material possibilities. We’ll produce fun projects that will become treasured mantel pieces, however, they won’t be able to take projects home the same day. As is the nature of working with clay, all projects must thoroughly dry and be fired (which takes about 2 weeks). Then, you can enjoy your morning coffee out of the handmade mug your little one made for you.

Participants must be 6 or older to participate. The cost the class includes clay, tools and firing. Non-members $15 Members $12

Instructor: Kia Neill

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

10/7 – Pinch pot pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns

10/14 – Spooky slab ghosts and zombie lanterns

10/21 – Snake coil pots 

10/28 – Decorative Masks for wall hanging

11/4 – Hot cocoa mugs

11/18 – Candy jars

12/2 – Cookie cutter lanterns and bowls

12/9 –  Pinch Pot Snowmen

 

To offer a high-quality experience for all participants, if you need to register for 4 or more spots, we recommend that you contact Drea Edwards at drea@breckcreate.org to arrange a private youth class.

Please note that if after several redirections from the instructor, your youth is struggling to maintain appropriate behaviors, remain engaged with the class activities or is compromising the safety of themselves or others we will contact you to pick them up before the end of class.  In this instance, no refunds will be issued.

12/16 – Hot cocoa mugs

Intermediate Ceramics @ Ceramics Studio
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intermediate Ceramics @ Ceramics Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This class is designed for the intermediate potter who can center and throw a tall cylinder and is ready to grow and advance to the next level of pottery shape making. This class will explore the process of making different shapes such as vases, bowls as well as mugs and handles. . 

To take this class, participants are required to have previously taken Beginner Wheel Throwing at BreckCreate in the past or to have communicated with the instructor about skill level PRIOR to registration.  Any participants who are not intermediate level will have their registration moved the a future Beginner Wheel Throwing class. You can email the instructor at scumugs@gmail.com

 

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Oct
13
Thu
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This adult class offers an introduction to the comprehensive process of ceramics and pottery, and students will practice both wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Other skills that will be covered include: wedging, trimming, and attachments. Each class will start with a specific skill-focused demonstration, and students can expect supportive guidance from our instructor.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Oct
14
Fri
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

What kid doesn’t like to play with clay?! Kids will learn the basics of working with clay while also exploring additional material possibilities. We’ll produce fun projects that will become treasured mantel pieces, however, they won’t be able to take projects home the same day. As is the nature of working with clay, all projects must thoroughly dry and be fired (which takes about 2 weeks). Then, you can enjoy your morning coffee out of the handmade mug your little one made for you.

Participants must be 6 or older to participate. The cost the class includes clay, tools and firing. Non-members $15 Members $12

Instructor: Kia Neill

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

10/7 – Pinch pot pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns

10/14 – Spooky slab ghosts and zombie lanterns

10/21 – Snake coil pots 

10/28 – Decorative Masks for wall hanging

11/4 – Hot cocoa mugs

11/18 – Candy jars

12/2 – Cookie cutter lanterns and bowls

12/9 –  Pinch Pot Snowmen

 

To offer a high-quality experience for all participants, if you need to register for 4 or more spots, we recommend that you contact Drea Edwards at drea@breckcreate.org to arrange a private youth class.

Please note that if after several redirections from the instructor, your youth is struggling to maintain appropriate behaviors, remain engaged with the class activities or is compromising the safety of themselves or others we will contact you to pick them up before the end of class.  In this instance, no refunds will be issued.

12/16 – Hot cocoa mugs

Oct
19
Wed
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics 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 surface decorating techniques using underglazes and sgraffito as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. Projects created in this class will not be completed until they are fired in a ceramic kiln. Kiln firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln. To pick up kiln fired pieces, please see a Breck Create team member at Old Masonic Hall.

While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Oct
20
Thu
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This adult class offers an introduction to the comprehensive process of ceramics and pottery, and students will practice both wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Other skills that will be covered include: wedging, trimming, and attachments. Each class will start with a specific skill-focused demonstration, and students can expect supportive guidance from our instructor.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Oct
21
Fri
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

What kid doesn’t like to play with clay?! Kids will learn the basics of working with clay while also exploring additional material possibilities. We’ll produce fun projects that will become treasured mantel pieces, however, they won’t be able to take projects home the same day. As is the nature of working with clay, all projects must thoroughly dry and be fired (which takes about 2 weeks). Then, you can enjoy your morning coffee out of the handmade mug your little one made for you.

Participants must be 6 or older to participate. The cost the class includes clay, tools and firing. Non-members $15 Members $12

Instructor: Kia Neill

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

10/7 – Pinch pot pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns

10/14 – Spooky slab ghosts and zombie lanterns

10/21 – Snake coil pots 

10/28 – Decorative Masks for wall hanging

11/4 – Hot cocoa mugs

11/18 – Candy jars

12/2 – Cookie cutter lanterns and bowls

12/9 –  Pinch Pot Snowmen

 

To offer a high-quality experience for all participants, if you need to register for 4 or more spots, we recommend that you contact Drea Edwards at drea@breckcreate.org to arrange a private youth class.

Please note that if after several redirections from the instructor, your youth is struggling to maintain appropriate behaviors, remain engaged with the class activities or is compromising the safety of themselves or others we will contact you to pick them up before the end of class.  In this instance, no refunds will be issued.

12/16 – Hot cocoa mugs

Glazing Techniques @ Ceramic Studio
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Glazing Techniques @ 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.

This class is designed for past clay hand-building participants or BCA ceramics open studio patrons that need glazing instructions for their bisque ware. Please make sure your pieces are bisque fired and ready to be glazed before class. *No outside studio bisque ware allowed, only bisque ware made in BCA ceramics studio.

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

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

 

Oct
28
Fri
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

What kid doesn’t like to play with clay?! Kids will learn the basics of working with clay while also exploring additional material possibilities. We’ll produce fun projects that will become treasured mantel pieces, however, they won’t be able to take projects home the same day. As is the nature of working with clay, all projects must thoroughly dry and be fired (which takes about 2 weeks). Then, you can enjoy your morning coffee out of the handmade mug your little one made for you.

Participants must be 6 or older to participate. The cost the class includes clay, tools and firing. Non-members $15 Members $12

Instructor: Kia Neill

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

10/7 – Pinch pot pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns

10/14 – Spooky slab ghosts and zombie lanterns

10/21 – Snake coil pots 

10/28 – Decorative Masks for wall hanging

11/4 – Hot cocoa mugs

11/18 – Candy jars

12/2 – Cookie cutter lanterns and bowls

12/9 –  Pinch Pot Snowmen

 

To offer a high-quality experience for all participants, if you need to register for 4 or more spots, we recommend that you contact Drea Edwards at drea@breckcreate.org to arrange a private youth class.

Please note that if after several redirections from the instructor, your youth is struggling to maintain appropriate behaviors, remain engaged with the class activities or is compromising the safety of themselves or others we will contact you to pick them up before the end of class.  In this instance, no refunds will be issued.

12/16 – Hot cocoa mugs

Nov
2
Wed
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics 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 surface decorating techniques using underglazes and sgraffito as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. Projects created in this class will not be completed until they are fired in a ceramic kiln. Kiln firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln. To pick up kiln fired pieces, please see a Breck Create team member at Old Masonic Hall.

While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Nov
3
Thu
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This adult class offers an introduction to the comprehensive process of ceramics and pottery, and students will practice both wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Other skills that will be covered include: wedging, trimming, and attachments. Each class will start with a specific skill-focused demonstration, and students can expect supportive guidance from our instructor.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Nov
4
Fri
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio
Nov 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

What kid doesn’t like to play with clay?! Kids will learn the basics of working with clay while also exploring additional material possibilities. We’ll produce fun projects that will become treasured mantel pieces, however, they won’t be able to take projects home the same day. As is the nature of working with clay, all projects must thoroughly dry and be fired (which takes about 2 weeks). Then, you can enjoy your morning coffee out of the handmade mug your little one made for you.

Participants must be 6 or older to participate. The cost the class includes clay, tools and firing. Non-members $15 Members $12

Instructor: Kia Neill

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

10/7 – Pinch pot pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns

10/14 – Spooky slab ghosts and zombie lanterns

10/21 – Snake coil pots 

10/28 – Decorative Masks for wall hanging

11/4 – Hot cocoa mugs

11/18 – Candy jars

12/2 – Cookie cutter lanterns and bowls

12/9 –  Pinch Pot Snowmen

 

To offer a high-quality experience for all participants, if you need to register for 4 or more spots, we recommend that you contact Drea Edwards at drea@breckcreate.org to arrange a private youth class.

Please note that if after several redirections from the instructor, your youth is struggling to maintain appropriate behaviors, remain engaged with the class activities or is compromising the safety of themselves or others we will contact you to pick them up before the end of class.  In this instance, no refunds will be issued.

12/16 – Hot cocoa mugs

Intermediate Ceramics @ Ceramics Studio
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intermediate Ceramics @ Ceramics Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This class is designed for the intermediate potter who can center and throw a tall cylinder and is ready to grow and advance to the next level of pottery shape making. This class will explore the process of making different shapes such as vases, bowls as well as mugs and handles. . 

To take this class, participants are required to have previously taken Beginner Wheel Throwing at BreckCreate in the past or to have communicated with the instructor about skill level PRIOR to registration.  Any participants who are not intermediate level will have their registration moved the a future Beginner Wheel Throwing class. You can email the instructor at scumugs@gmail.com

 

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Nov
10
Thu
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Wheel Throwing @ Ceramics Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

This adult class offers an introduction to the comprehensive process of ceramics and pottery, and students will practice both wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Other skills that will be covered include: wedging, trimming, and attachments. Each class will start with a specific skill-focused demonstration, and students can expect supportive guidance from our instructor.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

Nov
11
Fri
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio
Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Muddy Buddies @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

What kid doesn’t like to play with clay?! Kids will learn the basics of working with clay while also exploring additional material possibilities. We’ll produce fun projects that will become treasured mantel pieces, however, they won’t be able to take projects home the same day. As is the nature of working with clay, all projects must thoroughly dry and be fired (which takes about 2 weeks). Then, you can enjoy your morning coffee out of the handmade mug your little one made for you.

Participants must be 6 or older to participate. The cost the class includes clay, tools and firing. Non-members $15 Members $12

Instructor: Kia Neill

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

10/7 – Pinch pot pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns

10/14 – Spooky slab ghosts and zombie lanterns

10/21 – Snake coil pots 

10/28 – Decorative Masks for wall hanging

11/4 – Hot cocoa mugs

11/18 – Candy jars

12/2 – Cookie cutter lanterns and bowls

12/9 –  Pinch Pot Snowmen

 

To offer a high-quality experience for all participants, if you need to register for 4 or more spots, we recommend that you contact Drea Edwards at drea@breckcreate.org to arrange a private youth class.

Please note that if after several redirections from the instructor, your youth is struggling to maintain appropriate behaviors, remain engaged with the class activities or is compromising the safety of themselves or others we will contact you to pick them up before the end of class.  In this instance, no refunds will be issued.

12/16 – Hot cocoa mugs

Glazing Techniques @ Ceramic Studio
Nov 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Glazing Techniques @ 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.

This class is designed for past clay hand-building participants or BCA ceramics open studio patrons that need glazing instructions for their bisque ware. Please make sure your pieces are bisque fired and ready to be glazed before class. *No outside studio bisque ware allowed, only bisque ware made in BCA ceramics studio.

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

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location

 

Nov
16
Wed
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics Studio
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Clay Hand Building @ Ceramics 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 surface decorating techniques using underglazes and sgraffito as well as texture techniques and slip trailing that will make your utilitarian pieces come to life with design.

Please note that ceramics is a multistep process. Projects created in this class will not be completed until they are fired in a ceramic kiln. Kiln firings occur when there is enough work to fill the kiln. To pick up kiln fired pieces, please see a Breck Create team member at Old Masonic Hall.

While participants will not be able to complete a fired project in one class, they are encouraged to take the Ceramic Glazing class or attend a Ceramic Open Studio to complete their projects.

Instructor: Melissa Michel

For classes taking place on the Arts District campus, please check-in with the instructor at the class location