Adult Classes


Adult Classes
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at 920-686-3090 or rahrwest@manitowoc.org

Weekly Classes

Adult Ceramics
Instructor: Amy Zander
Tuesdays 11:00am - 1:30 pm
Four (4) sessions per month
$40 members / $80 non-members


Join Amy on Tuesdays for Adult Ceramics. Learn how to roll a slab of clay, use pottery tools, learn techniques and become the designer as you hand-build a beautiful ceramic piece. Each month we start a new session, creating one of a kind pieces.

November 1 & 8, 2016
Baby It's Cold Outside!
Shelf sitting snowman
November 15 & 22, 2016
TBD
The second project of each month is discussed with the class as an important learning process.
December 6 & 13, 2016
Ornaments!
Slab cut Christmas tree ornaments with fused glass centers
December 20 & 27, 2016
TBD
The second project of each month is discussed with the class as an important learning process.

January 10. 2017
Bubbles, Oh My! Snowman Plate

January 17, 2017
Glaze
We will be blowing glaze filled bubbles to provide a winter wonderland background on the plate then using underglazes, paint in a snowman
January 24 & 31, 2017
TBD
The second project of each month is discussed with the class as an important learning process.
February 7 & 14, 2017
ABC's Wall Plaque
A wall plaque is created and a quote of your choice is added using alphabet pasta! The pasta burns out in the kiln, leaving nice letter inlays.
February 21 & 28, 2017
TBD -
The second project of each month is discussed with the class as an important learning process.
March 7 & 14, 2017
Stilted Bucket
Learn to slump a bowl and build
creative stilts to raise it up
March 21 & 28, 2017
TBD -

The second project of each month is discussed
with the class as an important learning process.
April 4, 2017
Shaving Cream....Really?
A vessel or plate will be handbuilt from clay.
April 11
Using shaving cream, underglazes will be marbleized within to create an amazing effect!
April 18 & 25, 2017
TBD -

The second project of each month is discussed with the class as an important learning process.
May 2 & 9, 2017
Relief Tile
An artful wall hanging tile is created using cutouts from a slab of clay. Your design!
May 16 & 23, 2017
TBD -
The second project of each month is discussed with the class as an important learning process.
June 6 & 13, 2017
Free Styling

Using the skills that they have learned, the student is free to create whatever they'd like!

Friday Night Classes
Instructor: Amy Zander
6:00 - 8:30 pm
$35 (no member discount for these classes)
Join us for a fun class at the Rahr-West Art Museum. Enjoy an adult beverage while discovering your creative side.
MUST SHOW PROOF OF AGE.

Cork and Canvas Ceramic Wine Glass January 13th February 3rd

November 11, 2016

Winter Cardinal
$35

Painting on canvas with
the help of a wine cork!


December 2, 2016

Ceramic Wine Glass
$35

Hand paint, using under glazes, a ceramic wine glass of your own. Feel free to come in with ideas, as you are free to design what you'd like. The glasses will have to be kiln fired and are available for pickup in a few days.
January 13,2017
Cork, Canvas & Rhythm
$35

Get into the groove of the music, and let your paintbrush lead the way. We will be standing to paint (so we can dance a little), but tables and chairs will be available for anyone wanting to sit.




February 3, 2017

My Love (Cork & Canvas)
$45/Couple February is the month of love, and Valentine's Day is approaching. Spend a fun evening with your Valentine and create a special, one of a kind painting. This Diptych (2 canvases that creates one painting) will be painted per couple. Each of you will get your own canvas and as a team you will make design choices. Your individuality shows but will come together as one painting by the end of the night! No painting experience is necessary.
March 3rd April 7th May 5th June 2nd
March 3. 2017
Resin Jewelry
$35

Create a one of a kind piece of resin jewelry. You will be able to fill the resin reservoir with lots of papers, cut outs, beads, buttons, glitter, fabric, etc. Feel free to bring in anything tiny that you would like to use in your project. The resin needs to cure and will be ready for pick up in a few days.

April 7, 2017
Mmooo..Cork & Canvas
$35

This cow painting will look great in your kitchen!
May 5, 2017
Flower Garden Stake
$35

You asked for it, so here it is again! Handpaint this adorable ceramic garden stake using glazes. You are the artist and choose the colors and design. It will have to be kiln fired and will be ready for pick up in a few days. Just in time for Spring!

June 2, 2017

Flower Collage
$35 This is a mixed media painting. You will design your own flower and will create it from painted papers, sheet music, dictionary pages, etc. Then using glue, markers, crayons, pencils, buttons, fabric, glitter, pom poms and whatever else I can find to put it all together. It's like being in kindergarten all over again!