Pre-requisites for joining the intermediate/advanced classes.
1/ Students must have taken at least one (1) - 2 hand building classes including , pinching, coiling, and slab building,
2/ Students should know basic Pottery and Ceramic vocabulary.
3/ students should have knowledge of clay preparation, like wedging, kneading and clay recycling.
4/ Students must have basic knowledge of working on the pottery wheel with some more than basic skills I in centering, opening and pulling.
5/ Students should have taken at least 2 full sessions or semesters of pottery, not one class here or there.
6/ Students should have basic glazing knowledge about glaze application.
This criteria must be met for joining the intermediate/advanced class.
If one’s not sure if they qualify, please send us an email or call our studio our studio before registering.
Intermediate /Advance Class
Our 12-week pottery intermediate /advance level program, challenges students to work larger and teaches surface design and surface finishing techniques, like carving, slip trailing and sgraffito. Advanced hand building and pottery wheel throwing methods are also introduced. Basic glaze chemistry, the use of oxides and other finishing techniques. All classes are offered once a week for 12-weeks. It includes open studio time during open studio hours.
Tools : Pottery tool kit is required and can be purchased for $17.00 at registration or on your first day of class.
Firing Fee : Class clay sold at $4 per pound and covers clay, glaze, a bisque and glaze firing cost.
One additional glaze firing will be 5 cents per cubic inch.
8 cents/cubic inch covers bisque and glaze firings when using clay purchased elsewhere.
Clays must be approved by BCi manager before firing.
Only class clay can be used during class times.
Note : Classes are subject to change or cancellation if they do not fill sufficiently.
Class make up policy after missed classes : There is one make up class available for the wheel throwing class at the end of the session for those who missed a class or more. Notifications of absence is necessary.
Note : Classes are subject to change or cancellation.
Click here to check out our schedule for the 12 Week Class Sessions.