Come join me after school for Kids Pottery Club at Em’s Art Shack! (Ages 10 – 17)
I am located 6 houses up from the Greenwich Middle School, so your kids can walk to me right after school! I will greet them with an afternoon snack and a little free play time before we jump into clay!
This pottery club focuses entirely on building the skills needed for throwing pottery on the wheel. Beginners are welcome, but they must have an open mind for learning through failure. Pottery is a VERY difficult skill to master, so having an open mind to accept that some days, the experience alone may be all that you have to show for your efforts.
Each week, our class begins with a wheel demo and I will work with each artist to help them to achieve that form. In addition to learning pottery skills, each artist will learn the ins and outs of the clay studio: How to wedge and recycle clay, clean up their wheels, load kilns and keep a tidy studio. My hope for this class is for artists to learn throwing techniques to build functional pottery to be used for a lifetime!
This class runs every Wednesday from 2:30-4:30pm beginning the week of September 21st and running monthly through December 14th.
September 21st – October 12th
October 19th – November 9th
November 16th – December 14th, skipping the week of Thanksgiving
Classes are limited to 6 students. These classes are for kids ages 10-17, unless approved by me.
Covid: We will follow the CDC guidelines for Covid protocols. If your child is not feeling well, please keep them home. I will be offering one makeup class for anyone who has missed a class, the last Friday of each session (October 14th, November 11th, December 16th 2:30-4pm).