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January 2020

The Art of Clay – Winter Studio WW56

January 6, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$240. – $290.

Kent Johnson Intermediate and advanced levels This studio course is designed for students who have taken a beginners’ ceramics course and wish to explore their own ideas in a dynamic environment with other motivated ceramics artists. Instruction and demonstrations are tailored to students’ needs. Instruction in glazing techniques and an environment of shared ideas makes this course a fun and artistically rewarding experience. Classes meet January 6 – March 9 Mondays, 1:30 – 4:30 pm #WW56 $290 (Museum members $240)…

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Advanced Ceramics Studio WW57

January 7, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$240. – $290.

Walford Campbell Intermediate and advanced levels This studio course is geared to students who are motivated to undertake ambitious individual work in clay and further their understanding of ceramic art. Self-exploration is afforded students who have demonstrated proficiency in working with clay but are looking for guidance, advice, and critique from the instructor. The goal for this course is to provide the advanced student the opportunity to grow and to produce desired but previously unattainable work. Student work will reflect…

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Wheel Throwing WW58

January 8, 2020 @ 9:30 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$240. – $290.

Peggy Thomas All levels Have you always dreamed of throwing pottery on the wheel? Here is your chance. This course is open to all levels of ceramics’ students who want to throw. Through instruction and weekly demonstrations students will learn to center a piece of clay on the wheel and create cylinders, bowls, and more advanced shapes. Returning students who wish to advance their skills will be assisted to reach their goals through designed projects. Emphasis will be on advancing…

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Throw Like a Pro WW55

January 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$240. – $290.

Kent Johnson All levels This class will provide an intensive immersion in wheel-throwing skills for students of all skill levels. Beginners will learn shortcuts to successfully make pots on the wheel, while students with previous experience can grow their skills. Weekly demonstrations will cover basic forms such as cups and bowls, and will move on to advanced forms such as tall vases and larger forms. Instruction on glazing techniques will round out the course, allowing students to finish pieces to…

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Playing with Clay WW59

January 9, 2020 @ 9:30 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$240. – $290.

Peggy Thomas All levels Open to beginners through advanced students, is class includes both hand building and wheel throwing. Beginners learn the basics with creative projects and basic wheel throwing. Returning and advanced students work on perfecting their techniques. The instructor covers surface decoration, design, and glazing instruction and will also have helpful class critiques. Prepare for creative fun! Classes meet January 9 – March 12 Thursdays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm #WW59 $290 (Museum members $240) PLEASE NOTE: MATERIALS…

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Pottery Lab WW60

January 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$75. – $90.

POTTERY LAB Labs allow currently enrolled ceramics students to work independently in Studio 5 outside of class time during any lab listed below. A lab monitor will be present. Labs begin January 12. Mondays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Thursdays, 1:30 – 4:30 pm Sundays, 1:00 – 4:00 pm #WW60 $90 (Museum members $75)

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Treasure Boxes in Clay WW64

January 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$120. – $150.

Nancy Blair Intermediate/advanced wheel skills Join a master potter for a dynamic and fun-filled workshop to learn to create lidded box forms from one piece on the pottery wheel. Instruction will focus on form and style, and adding texture and surface design to create unique keepsake boxes. During the second day of the workshop, students will glaze their boxes, paying careful attention to enhancing the form with color. Basic tools will be provided. Bring apron, towel, lunch, stamps for decoration,…

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February 2020

Baskets and Buckets: Get a Handle on It WW66

February 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$120. – $150.

Nancy Blair Intermediate/advanced levels Looking for new ways to put pizazz in your pottery? Join a master potter to learn how to successfully pull and attach long and tall overhead handles to wheel-thrown forms creating a dramatic, distinctive and energetic effect. Students will make a variety of shapes, including wide bowls and tall cylinders, to learn how to develop a personal style by refining and expanding imagination and decoration vocabulary. During the second day students will glaze the forms, paying…

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Glaza-O-Rama WW65

February 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$110. – $140.

Nancy Blair Intermediate and advanced levels In this glazing intensive workshop with a master potter, students will learn how to use the ceramic studio glazes to enhance pottery forms. The instructor will touch on the history of glazes, with a focus on application and aesthetics. Students should bring 6-8 cone ten bisque pieces of pottery made during a previous ceramics class at the Museum, for glazing. Workshop meets Friday, February 28, 10 am – 4 pm #WW65 $140 (Museum members…

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March 2020

Tackling the Teapot WW67

March 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$120.

Nancy Blair Intermediate/advanced levels A master potter will demonstrate how to create one of the most complex forms to make on the pottery wheel. Making teapots can be fun and challenging, and is a standard of achievement for potters. Teapots are a milestone in a potter’s repertoire demanding close attention to form and function. Participants will create at least two teapots, learning how to develop essential skills and integrate visual aesthetics, personal style, and functionality. During the second day students…

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