Tag: crafting

Pottery Club’s featured artist

Jeff Wilson So, you think you don’t have artistic talent or don’t think pottery is for guys. Well, neither did Gordon Cooper, the pottery club’s featured artist for November. A chance introduction to hand building with clay has turned out to be just the opportunity Gordon needed to reveal the inner sculptor lurking within. There…

Ceramics Club show and sale

Van Hargreaves The Ceramics Club of PebbleCreek proudly presents the very first Ceramics Club Show and Sale. The show/sale is scheduled to take place on November 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Gecko Room of the Creative Arts Center. Items for sale include: holiday theme pieces, home décor, kitchen and dining essentials. All…

Clay pumpkin making class

Jeff Wilson Instructor Ane Aune switched gears in October and changed from teaching her famous “For the Birds” class and instead taught a class on making clay pumpkin center pieces, perfect for the upcoming holiday season. The spectacularly beautiful works of art created in this class will adorn seasonally decorated tables for years to come.…

Pottery and Sculpture Club open studio

Jeff Wilson The Pottery Room continues this fall to be a hub for creativity. Pottery classes aside, the daily open-studio has seen a steady increase in participation. Open-studio occurs seven days a week and is especially well attended in the afternoons, often times with 15 or more participating. As seen in the photo, club members…

PebbleCreek sculptor

Sheila Millendorf with her sculpture Wonderland Story Teller.

Jeff Wilson That’s amazing! Such detail! How did you do that? These exclamations and more can be heard every day Sheila Millendorf is in the pottery/sculpture room working on one of her awe-inspiring creations. The Pottery/Sculpture Club of PebbleCreek is pleased to highlight in the month of September the creativity, talent and enthusiasm of this…

Pottery/Sculpture Club sponsored clay and jewelry class

Jeff Wilson The Pottery/Sculpture Club of PebbleCreek sponsored a clay and mixed media jewelry class in July. Students made pendant necklaces, beaded necklaces, brooches, bracelets and more. Inspiration for projects came from many sources including African, Papua New Guinea, Native American and Pinterest. This class, like the handmade pottery class, was eight sessions in length…

Clay extruder demonstration

Chris Pelikan demonstrates how the extruder can make four-inch diameter hollow square, round and hexagonal tubes.

Jeff Wilson The Pottery Sculpture Club of PebbleCreek recently sponsored a workshop to demonstrate the creative potential and safe use of its newest tool, a clay extruder. The workshop was conducted by club member Chris Pelikan. Chris demonstrated how the extruder could make four-inch diameter hollow square, round and hexagonal tubes. After extruding the tubes…

Handmade Pottery Class

Jeff Wilson Ten people participated in the Handmade Pottery Class sponsored by the Pottery Sculpture Club of PebbleCreek. This was the fifteenth time this class has been taught by Jeff and Terry Wilson in the past two years. After making two assigned projects students made a variety of functional and sculptural objects of their own…