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Intro to Clay – Keep it Simple Smarty! Saturday Morning Session

January 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$50.00

This beginner level class is 2 sessions. Perfect for those who want to try out the art of ceramics. It is taught by local artist Julia Allen.

“I was never encouraged in my youth to explore art.  I truly believed I did not have any artistic talent. When I took my first pottery class in college, it was pure joy.  For those that feel they can’t do art because they think they lack the skill to draw or paint, I encourage a class in pottery.  Let me show you, there is an artist somewhere in everyone.  You just have to find your joyful medium!” -Julia

  • 1st class – Experience hand building a piece and watch a wheel throwing demonstration.
  • 2nd class – Learn how to glaze the piece that was made in the first class.

Students will finish the class with one completed piece and have the opportunity to ask questions, experience the clay medium, and decide if they might enjoy taking a longer eight week session.

A fun and affordable class for friends, couples, or parent/child (over 12 please).

  • $50 for 2 class session includes all supplies, tools and materials.

Sessions Dates:

  • Saturday 1/13  9-11am
  • Saturday 1/20 9-11am

More about Julia:

Julia Allen is a native to Wallowa County.  Art was not a part of her youth and never contemplated participating in any art form until she took a pottery class in college. “Pass no Pass”.  She figured if she showed up and tried, how could they fail her.  It became her passion.  Taking it every semester until she had to transfer to complete her degree in nursing.  Fast forward 10 yrs later when married and with kids and career, she started taking pottery classes at local studio in Boise Idaho where she was residing.  After 3 – six week classes, she was “kicked out’ because she produced too many pieces for a class. Then her home studio began.  In 2020, Julia and her husband, Troy, returned to Wallowa County. She continues to explore hand building and throwing techniques.  A recent addition to her pottery collection is a Raku kiln.

Details

Date:
January 13
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
$50.00
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Arianna Olsen
Phone
541-432-0505 x2
Email
exhibits@josephy.org

Venue

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture
403 N Main St
Joseph, OR 97846 United States
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