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June 2019

$15

Family Saturday Clay Day – Ocean Scene Mugs

June 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until June 1.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: May 29
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Instructor Anna Ellis will show you how to make Ocean Scene Mugs.

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$140

Introduction to Kiln Fired Glass

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Tuesday, until July 2.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: June 9
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Acquire glass cutting skills and learn the basics of firing and slumping while creating projects in glass. Possible projects include sun catchers, bowls, vases and many others. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$85

Raku Workshop with Brett Thomas, Mobile Raku

June 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm / Each Saturday, until June 15.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: May 25
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

The Academy Center of the Arts is pleased to partner again with Brett Thomas of Mobile Raku in hosting a one day Raku workshop on Saturday, June 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm at the Academy Center of the Arts. Class size is limited to 20 students, and each student may bring 4-5 pieces (raku clay only bisque cone 06), approximately 5” wide x 12” tall or smaller. Tiles are acceptable however NO BOWLS OR SLABS.   If time allows, additional pieces may be fired after everyone has had a turn.  Brett will provide his glazes and materials for firing. Please register early; pieces need to made and bisque fired before June 12. One day class tuition is $85 which includes a 25lb bag of raku clay.  Students currently not enrolled in Academy Center pottery classes will have access to the studio to make their pieces. Unused raku clay from this class can be saved for the next Raku workshop! Come join the firing party! REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week…

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July 2019

$180

Beginning & Intermediate Pottery

July 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until August 13.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: June 30
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Justin Rice For beginning and intermediate students with instructor Justin Rice. Introduction to and focusing on wheel throwing and incorporating some hand building and glazing techniques, with advanced technique instruction for returning students.  

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$180

Intermediate & Advanced Handbuilding

July 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until August 14.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 1
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Intermediate and more advanced students will learn hand building techniques with teacher Anna Ellis. Advanced students will continue to develop independent work supplemented with a demonstration each class. Demonstrations will cover use of underglazes, utilizing different techniques in a single piece, hand building larger, and complex forms. Students will be encouraged to develop a style with personal distinction motifs in order to complete a body of work by the end of the class. *** PLEASE NOTE NEW DAY FOR THIS CLASS (WEDNESDAYS!)  

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$95

Expressive Faces in Clay – Workshop

July 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm / Each Saturday, until July 6.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 3
Ages: 15+

The focus of this workshop is for students to create an expressive face in clay.  Each student will learn how to hand build and sculpt a face, using a variety of techniques, including surface treatments.  All levels welcome!  Bring a box lunch or something to share.

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$180

Pottery Basics & Beyond

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Monday, until August 19.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 6
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Kim Clarke 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!

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$135

Thursday Independent Studio

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Thursday, until August 22.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 9
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Ted Batt For experienced potters looking for studio time but not necessarily instruction.  Have access to pottery wheels, tools, glazes and firing and work at your own pace. Includes a 25lb. bag of clay with registration.  

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$40

Pottery Date Night

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until July 12.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 9
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Go ahead and get a little dirty on Friday night! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to join us at The Academy Center of the Arts Pottery Studio for an evening of fun, romance and hand building a clay project. Instructor Anna Ellis will walk you through the simple steps of making an Ocean Scene Covered Dish. Beer, wine, light snacks, clay and tools are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty. Preregistration is required. Please register online, but if you have any additional questions contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 434-528-3256 x127 for more information. The $40 fee is per person and the event is for adults ages 18 and over.  

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$15

Family Saturday Clay Day – Sun Bowls

July 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until July 13.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 11
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis Instructor Anna Ellis will help you make Sun Bowls.

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