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New Classes for

Summer 2024

If a class is out of stock, please contact cantonclayworks@yahoo.com to join the waitlist!

Throwing on the
Potters Wheel

Option 1:

Skill level: Beginners and Advanced beginners

Seven Tuesday evenings  6:30p.m.-9:00p.m.

Dates: June 11 - July 16, Glaze class July 30

Instructor: Tim Scull

Tuition: $350, firing fees not included

Tim Scull throwing clay on a potter's wheel

Option 2:

Wheel Throwing and Introduction to Wood Firing: Noborigama

Skill level: Advanced beginners

Seven Friday evenings 7:00p.m.-9:30p.m.

Dates: June 14 - July 19, Critique date TBD

Instructor: Maddisen Fostyni 

Tuition: $350, firing fees not included

An all-levels wheel throwing class consisting of both construction and lecture, geared toward teaching returning students how to make work for CCW's July Noborigama. Students will spend the first six weeks preparing for the wood firing experience, and the last class will consist of a critique and review.

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Option 3:

Skill level: Beginners and Advanced beginners

Seven Saturday mornings 9:30a.m.-12 noon 

Dates: June 15 - July 20, Glaze class Aug 3

Instructor: Abigail Jensen 

Tuition: $350, firing fees not included

Abigail Jensen holding a wood-fired vase

Option 4:

Skill level: Beginners only

Seven Thursday evenings 6:30p.m.-9:00p.m.

Dates: June 13 - July 18, Glaze class Aug 1

Instructor: Tim Scull

Tuition: $350, firing fees not included

Students observe a wheel-throwing demonstration

Option 5:

Skill level: Beginners and Advanced Beginners

Seven Thursday mornings 10:00a.m. - 12:30p.m.

Dates: June 13 - July 18, Glaze class Aug 1

Instructor: Maddisen Fostyni and staff

Tuition: $350, firing fees not included

If you have ever dreamed of working with clay or are eager to return to clay, this is a great opportunity to get dirty, creative and have a blast. Forms like bowls, cups, mugs, and plates will be covered in detail in this beginner class.

A 25 pound bag of clay is included in these classes.

NEW Offering

Exploring Advanced Pottery Techniques

Skill level: Intermediates - Advanced only

Seven Wednesday mornings : 10:00a.m. - 12:30p.m.

Dates: Dates: June 12 - July 17, Glaze Class July 31

Instructors: Hunter Cady, Maddisen Fostyni

Tuition: $380 firing fees not included

Hunter Cady stokes a wood-fired kiln

 Hand building for All 

Skill level: All levels welcome

Seven Wednesday evenings 7:00p.m.-9:30p.m.

Dates: June 12 - July 17, Glaze class July 31 

Instructor: Natalie Pittman & Katie Kaminski  

Tuition: $350 firing fees not included 

Natalie Pittman holding her hand-built ceramic sculpture
Katie Kaminski smiles at CCW

Learn about the fundamental skills in hand building with clay. Students will start with simple projects using pinch methods, coil building, and slab construction to build functional and sculptural objects before planning out projects independently. Demos and discussions will include how to use the pottery tools to your greatest advantage, introduce texture and design, and how to push the limitations of the clay. This course is great for any skill level from brand new to clay to the intermediate student. 

Student Bench Time:

when classes are not in session.

Tuesdays through Sundays 

9:00a.m. - 8:00p.m

 

REFER A FRIEND: Any present student who refers a friend who registers for a class will receive a complimentary bag of clay. 

Canton Clay Works has a spectacular collection of kilns and high fire glazes for our students use, rarely found in any studio setting 

 

Wheel throwing beginners new to CCW will not incur firing fees for their

first 10 pots made in the Fall session.

All returning students incur a firing fee of 5 cents

per cubic inch, billed quarterly. 

Cancellation Policy:

  • There will be no refunds for cancellations within 30 days of any workshop or class start date.

  • Cancellations before 30 days will be refunded only by credit to another workshop or class. 

  • That credit needs to be redeemed within one year. $100 will be deducted for all credit refunds for administrative costs.

  • Credit refund is not transferable to a third party. 

  • In the case that  CCW cancels a workshop or class  term, a full refund will be provided.

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