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Ceramics

The Umbrella’s Ceramic Studio Drop-in Program offers students a month of drop-in access to use the wheels, handbuild, or glaze.  Enrolled students can reserve... Learn More »
Instructor:
No Instructor
Day/time:
Various: See above schedule and contact studio for details.
Purchase up to six different kinds of clay in bags of 25lbs.Clay Type DetailsB mix - Laguna WC 401Porcelain - Sheffield 92700Sculpture Clay - Sheffield S-... Learn More »
Instructor:
No Instructor
Day/time:
N/A
You have basic hand-building and wheel skills, now you can take your work to the next level by developing you own style. This class will expose students to various... Learn More »
Instructor:
Terry Goss
Day/time:
Mondays, 6:30 - 9:30pm
The wheelthrowing class will be welcome and energetic re-introduction to the wheel. After too many months of gathering ideas and nothing to build, we will look at... Learn More »
Instructor:
Marc Mancuso
Day/time:
Fridays, 6:30 - 9:30pm
The Umbrella’s Ceramic Studio Drop-in Program offers students a month of drop-in access to use the wheels, handbuild, or glaze.  Enrolled students can reserve... Learn More »
Instructor:
No Instructor
Day/time:
Various: See above schedule and contact studio for details.
This workshop will offer an in depth exploration of making and preparing work for our new soda kiln.  Specific discussions and demonstrations will include:... Learn More »
Instructor:
Zachary Mickelson
Day/time:
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
This course is designed for those who would like a basic understanding of the fundamentals of wheel throwing as well as for those with experience who want to build... Learn More »
Instructor:
Zachary Mickelson
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm

Painting

Online class using Zoom and Google ClassroomsA painting class for intermediate to advanced oil or acrylic painters.As always, intermediate or advanced students can... Learn More »
Instructor:
Kat O'Connor
Day/time:
Fridays: Lecture - 1:00 - 2:00 pm; Critiques - 2:00 - 3:00 pm, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, 4:00 - 4:30 pm
Online class using Zoom and Google ClassroomsA painting class for intermediate to advanced watercolor painters.Lecutures will take place during a morning session... Learn More »
Instructor:
Kat O'Connor
Day/time:
Fridays, Lecture: 9:30 - 10:30 am; Critiques: 10:30 am - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, 9:00 - 9:30 am, 8:30 - 9:00am