The Wedge Ceramics Studio
Classes 2018
Please call 775-770-4770


Beginner Wheel - One Month Class (4 weeks)
'Sweat Free Spin Class'
Sutter Stremmel and Jacy Robinson

Jan 9,16, 23, 30

Feb 6,13, 20, 27

Mar 6,13, 20, 27

Apr 3,10,17, 24
May 8,15, 22, 29
June 5,12,19, 26
July 10,17, 24, 31
Aug 7,14, 21, 28
Sep 4,11,18, 25
Oct 9,16, 23, 30
Nov 6,13, 20, 27

Dec. No classes

Tuesdays
We have two times for our classes, you can sign up for our afternoon class or our evening class.
 

Afternoon session: 1pm - 3:30pm

Evening session: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

This is a beginner class focused on learning the basics of throwing, trimming and glazing ceramic tableware. We will begin by exploring the basic functional pottery forms and work towards altering them to make cups, mugs, bowls and more. With demonstrations and plenty of one on one time with the instructor, you will be making pots in no time. You will be able to use and enjoy the work you make in this class for years to come. Open Throw Wednesdays are included for the month for a total of 8 sessions in the studio.

Levels: Beginner and Seasoned Beginner

Cost: $120 per person

Call: 775-770-4770 to sign up!



Hand-built and Slab-Formed Ceramics
Jacy Robinson

Jan 4,11,18 , 25

Feb 1, 8,15, 22

March 8,15, 22, 29

April 5,12,19, 26
May 10,17, 24, 31

June 7,14, 21, 28
July 5,12,19, 26
Aug 9,16, 23, 30
Sep 6,13, 20, 27
October 4,11,18, 25
November 1,8,15, 29

Dec. No classes

 


Thursday evenings 5:30pm to 8:00pm 
 

This class explores the basics of hand building with clay, from rolling out long coils to shaping and edging slabs and extrusion, as you work with clay in a tempo much different from that of wheel thrown ceramics. Texture as well as the narrative figure are explored as you build both functional and decorative work in this four session class.

All materials and Wednesday O.T. included


Levels: Beginner, Seasoned Beginner

Cost: $120 per person

Call: 775-770-4770 to sign up!



Ceramics Boot Camp
Instructor TBD

 

Advanced techniques and the finer points of ceramic ware will be discussed and made. Cylinders will be sliced and the handles pulled will be numerous, this is a once-a-month class intended to help you perfect various aspects of your pottery, from jug spouts, pitcher handles, and teapot assemblies. Class topics may be changed to respond to interest.
 

Dates: To Be Determined

Levels: Seasoned Beginner, Intermediate

Cost: $30 each night.

Call: 775-770-4770 to sign up!



Glazing Class
Jacy Robinson

 

1st Monday of every Month, 6 to 8 pm $30.00 depending on how many people sign up. 
 

Do you hate glazing? Have you been achieving inconsistent results? Do you look at the glaze buckets, wondering what to do next, or ruining a great piece with bad glaze? This once-a-month class will demystify the glazing process and cover topics from underglaze application to selecting glazes for successful pieces.
 


Levels: Beginner, Seasoned Beginner, Intermediate 

Cost $30

Call: 775-770-4770 to sign up!

 


Wednesday Night Open-Throw
 

$20.00, 6-9 p.m. Free for Members and Students in our classes

You must have previous ceramics experience and be independent in a studio. 
This is a weekly community night that non-members can get into the studio. It is also an evening that is always included for the duration of any class you are enrolled in as an opportunity to continue working on what you’ve been learning. Previous experience is needed. Please call in advance

 

Levels: Seasoned Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Cost: $20


 

Muddy Love

Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, Feb. 14th, 2018 

6-9 pm

$120 per couple, limited to 12 couples

 

This Valentine’s Day, you and your S.O. can pair passion with pottery, amore and art, clay and compromise as you share a wheel to create a memory and whatever else you can agree to. This is a one night only class, and studio staff will glaze your pieces for you. Desserts, adult beverages, and Marvin Gaye will be provided.


Levels: All Levels  

Cost: $120 per couple


Call: 775-770-4770 to sign up!

 


Wood Fire Workshop

Joe Winter
 

President's Day Weekend Dates: TBD

 

Joe Winter has an awesome Wood Kiln 30 minutes north of Reno and every year he puts on this great workshop where you learn about glazing and firing for a wood kiln. Make sure you have plenty of cone 10 work ready for this one! 
 


Levels: Beginner, Seasoned Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced 

Cost $200 members

Call: 775-770-4770 to sign up!


Image Transfer onto Clay: Decals
Catherine Schmid-Maybach

Dates: TBD

 

Learn all about transferring images with Decals onto your clay projects. You learn all of Catherine's tips and tricks to having success with this process. The studio has a decal printer which is available to have decals printed, but Catherine has so many more ways to make your projects interesting. 
 


Levels: Seasoned Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced 

Cost: $150

Call: 775-770-4770 to sign up!


Image Transfer onto Clay: Litho

Catherine Schmid-Maybach

Dates: TBD

 

Learn all about transferring images with the Litho transfer technique onto your clay 

projects. You learn all of Catherine's tips and tricks to having success with this process. Bring leather hard clay pieces and bisqued pieces. 
 


Levels: Seasoned Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced 

Cost: $150

Call: 775-770-4770 to sign up!


Alternative Firing Techniques
Jacy Robinson

 

Dates TBD, early June and early October

Explore decorative firing methods of Raku and Saggar. Students will create their own organic infused saggars, drape horsehair, spray red-hot pieces for special effects, and achieve great atmospheric firing results in a low temperature, exciting setting.

 

 

Levels: Seasoned Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Cost: $90 

Call: 775-770-4770 to sign up!
 



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2095 Dickerson Rd.
(775)770-4770