Beginning Pottery: Focus on Fundamentals with Dottie Baker -- Summer, 2017

Throwing potters wheel

Novice potters will gain hands-on experience in throwing on the potter's wheel, hand-building, decorating, and glazing handmade pots. There will be technical demonstrations, slide shows and plenty of time for individual assistance.  All levels welcome.

The course fee includes 25 pounds of clay, glazes, and Cone 6 oxidation firings. Cone 10 firing and additional clay are available for a fee. A variety of clays are available, and clay used in the class must be purchased from the Craft Enrichment Program.

The Craft Enrichment studio is a teaching studio designed for the development and enhancement of skills. It is not for volume production of items or for production of items for commercial sale. However, the Craft Enrichment Program does encourage participation in the December and May student sales and the Empty Bowls event.

Instructor: Dottie Baker
Enrollment: 14
Dates: Wednesdays, June 7 - July 26 (8 weeks)
Time: 6:00 pm -- 8:30 pm
Cost:  $185
Location: Katherine Harper Hall Room 55 

Registration will begin on the following dates and will remain open until the class fills or  three working  days before the class starts, whichever comes first:

  • FALL SESSION: August 10 at noon
  • SPRING SESSION: December 1 at noon
  • SUMMER SESSION: May 1 at noon

 Click here to register
PLEASE NOTE: You may cancel a craft class up to two weeks before the class begins, with a $30 cancellation fee assessed. No refunds are allowed within two weeks of the start date, nor after the class begins.

Dottie Baker holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Eastern Michigan University and a Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics from The Ohio State University. She has a passion for art, as she was taught by her professional artist father as a child.  Dottie has taught pottery and drawing classes in many different settings -- high school, continuing education, private lessons, and college.

PLEASE NOTE: Most classes meet over multiple weeks. Registration for each class is open until the class fills or until three working days before the class begins, whichever comes first. If you miss the registration for this semester we hope you will consider taking this class the next time it is offered. Please contact Teri Reddick at reddickct@appstate.edu to be added to the mailing list if you would like to be notified when new classes are offered.

Director: Dacia Trethewey, craftenrichment@appstate.edu

Director Emeritus: Eric Reichard, reichardef@appstate.edu

If you experience problems completing the registration, contact Teri Reddick at 828-262-2530 or email Teri Reddick at reddickct@appstate.edu.

If you need accommodations due to a disability, contact the Office of Disability Services at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your Craft Enrichment class. (828) 262-3056.    ods.appstate.edu

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