Pottery student works on a clay pot

Pottery Course Schedule

Pottery Course Descriptions

Exploring Clay I – Pottery

Learn how to express your creative visions through working with clay. Whether your skills are at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level, you will gain tips and techniques to help you develop your skills. Our small classes allow time for individual and group instruction. You will learn skills from the basics of throwing, hand-building, glaze applications and firing, refining skills as well as learning new techniques. Clay is available for purchase at the College Bookstore. Registration Fee: $151.30.

Exploring Clay II – Pottery

Take your pottery skills to the next level. If you have some experience with clay, either hand building or potter’s wheel, this course is for you. Guidance and instruction will be provided at your skill level. Class time will allow for independent work or structured assignments based on your interest. Clay is available for purchase at the College Bookstore. You will also be required to provide your own tools. Registration Fee: $151.30.

Glazing & Firing     NEW

Gain the ability to prep clay in class and work on pottery at home. You will bring finished work to class for design and construction input, and firing by the instructor. You may also use commercial glazes or those provided in class to finish your work. You must have completed Exploring Clay I & II to be eligible to register for this course. Registration Fee: $71.30.

Sculpting Animals in Clay

Become familiar with the properties of clay and the necessary tools used to create animal sculptures. You will also learn about firing and finishing the sculptures with paint. Registration fee includes the cost of materials for this class. Registration Fee: $126.30.

Contact Us

Blue Ridge Community College
Continuing Education/Personal Interest:

Paula Wynn
Henderson County Campus
Continuing Education Program Specialist
(828) 694-1742

M.C. Gaylord
Transylvania County Campus
Continuing Education Program Specialist
(828) 694-1910