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Pottery Basics & Beyond: SOLD OUT!!

Time: January 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Number of Classes/Day: 8 Mondays
End Date: February 26
Register By: January 6
Ages: 15+
Venue: May Carter Pottery Studio
Cost: $200

Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun and casual class, taught by instructor Kim Clarke.

You will get some tips and tricks that will help you create some beautiful pottery! This is a great way for you to take a break and explore your creative side in this fun introduction to clay.



No experience needed!

Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs.




SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75.



Instructor: Kim Clarke 


Kim Clarke originally from California has been a teacher and artist for many years.


She has an artistic style which is very fun and whimsical. Kim’s art pieces reside in galleries and private collections all over the world including France and Australia.


Upon visiting Lynchburg she discovered the Pottery Studio at the Academy center and loved it.  Her passion for clay, mosaics, and pottery brought her to teaching classes and workshops there. She now calls Virginia home.


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