With Karen VanVyve

You have always wanted to try pottery class, so try it now!

About every six weeks a new project will be introduced to students allowing them to build their pottery skills.

You will create bowls, cups, boxes, animal sculptures, lidded vessels and more.

Students will be introduced to basic hand building techniques, which include pinch pot, slabs, coils, extruding and introduction to the pottery wheel. Students will learn different techniques on each project to build basic fundamental skills.      

Students will explore texture and color and use a variety of glaze’s on their work.  Students will have the opportunity to learn alternative decorating processes to make their work unique. 

We will explore different techniques through classroom demonstrations, which students can use to personalize their projects.

*PLEASE NOTE: Potters need 3 to 4 classes to complete ONE piece from creation to firing.

Student Supply List: 

Students must purchase materials from the Beach Art Center at the first class and each time more clay is needed.

Materials Fee (paid to Instructor) of $20 includes, clay, glaze, and firing.  All tools provided.

Thursdays 10:00am-1:00pm
Weekly Class
Level: All
Supply Fee: $20 (initial and as needed) 
Supply List: No

Class Fee: $30 Non-Member, $24 Member

Level: All Levels, age 15 and up.

Members receive a 20% discount on this class. If you are a current Member, type the word "Member" into the Promotions box when you check out to receive your discount.

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Pottery, Jewelry

After years of creating art and some years teaching others how to make it, I have become aware that so much of the joy of what I do is about the connections made with other people and art. For me expression in creativity started with sewing at an early age and spread into other genres such as painting, jewelry making and pottery.



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(727) 596-4331


1515 Bay Palm Blvd
Indian Rocks Beach
FL 33785, USA