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January 7th, 2017
  

Happy New Year 2017!

The MVPS staff and teachers wish you a happy, healthy, joyfull and creative year.

We are excited to kick off the new year with a special two day hands-on MASTER POTTER workshop with Forrest Lesch-Middleton, January 14th and 15th, 2017. This workshop will specialize in image transferring. 

We also have several fun family friendly workshops coming up in the next few months.  Read on below for details.

See you on the wheel!  
YOUTH CLASSES

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Session Dates:
Jan. 10th - Feb. 26th

Classes fill up fast, reserve your spot online


Online enrollment for Youth classes closes after January 10th.  Call or email us to check for availability if the session has already begun.

UPCOMING 
 MASTER POTTER WORKSHOP

The Mill Valley Potter's Studio Presents:
 
FORREST LESCH-MIDDLETON
MASTER POTTER
On "Volumetric Image Transfer on Clay"
 
JANUARY 14TH AND 15th, 2017 - 
9:00am-4:00pm  
 
Please join us for an exciting and inspiring two-day hands-on workshop with Forrest Lesch-Middleton. Learn how to create and integrate image transfer techniques on clay to produce unique decorative functional wares. Participants will experience a new way of combining form and surface while exploring the techniques Forrest has perfected. Participants will also learn how to develop and use silkscreens.
 
Forrest is a professional potter, tile artist and ceramics professor. He has been the President for the Board of Directors of the Association of Clay and Glass Artists since 2013, and was chosen as "The Ceramic Artist of the year" in 2014 by the Ceramics Monthly Magazine, and Ceramic Arts Daily.
 

To find out more about Forrest please visit his website at www.flmceramics.com

 
Fee: $180

Limited spaces available SIGN UP HERE


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS 
FRIDAY NIGHT ON-THE-WHEEL
Fridays: January 13th, February 10th and March 10th, 7:0 0pm-9:00pm 

This is a one-time class. Drop in with friends and family for a party on the potter's wheel!

You'll get to try the pottery wheel and NO EXPERIENCE is required. Make art and enjoy the company of your friends and other ceramics enthusiasts.  Bring your own appetizers and refreshments. 
 
Fee: $40 per person (17 & up)
All materials included- pick up items 2 weeks later.

PARENT CHILD VALENTINE WORKSHOP
Sunday: February 12th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Celebrate Valentine with your loved ones in a creative way. Choose from two fun ceramic hand-building projects, if  time permits you can do both. Either underglaze your piece that day or chose from one of our special glazes. Your pieces will be ready to pick-up within two weeks.

$60 / Parent + 1 Child
$80 / Parent + 2 Children 

PARENT CHILD POTTERY ON THE WHEEL 
Sundays: January 29th, February 26th and March 26th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Start your Sunday in a creative and fun way.  Give the potter's wheel a try with your child. This is a 2 hour event: with an hour+ pottery lesson and a quick clean up.
Choose a glaze and we'll finish your pieces (ready for pick-up 2 weeks later).

$65 / Parent + 1 Child
$85 / Parent + 2 Children 

RAKU WORKSHOP with Robert Abrams
Sunday: March 19th, 9:00am-2:00pm

Raku is a beautiful and sometimes unpredictable glazing method for finishing decorative ceramics.

Bring up to 5 bisque pieces, up to 2 cu. feet in total, m ax dimensions 12" tall and 6" wide. Items great for Raku are - sculptures, masks, vases and beads. Glaze Materials as well as an informative meeting for first time Raku participants are included in the Workshop Fee.

$125 per person
SPACE IS LIMITED, SIGN UP TODAY

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