Tag: pottery

New opportunities for the Pottery Club

Jeff Wilson Recent months have seen a welcome expansion of opportunities for pottery club members. First, a new class has been added to the pottery roster. It is being called, For the Birds. This class is being taught by the talented and wonderfully entertaining instructor Ane Aune. Students will make two whimsical and colorful birds…

Handmade Pottery class

Jeff Wilson The March Handmade Pottery class proved once again that folks in PebbleCreek love expressing their creativity in clay and glaze. Everyone in the class made a minimum of four beautiful functional and sculptural projects including patterned bowls, large platters with appliqued embellishments, a traditional Japanese-style bottle and a patterned and appliqued luminaria. Examples…

Pottery Club featured artist

Jeff Wilson Affectionately known around the Pottery/Sculpture Club as the birds, balls and bowls lady, the Pottery Club featured artist for April is the Canadian born and recently naturalized US citizen, Ane Aune. Ane said after retiring and an extensive search for “an artsy and golfing community that would serve both hubby and me,” they…

Pottery Club expands opportunities

Jeff Wilson Over the last few months with the continuing growth of the pottery/sculpture club have come demands for more and varied classes. Besides the regular classes being taught on alternating months, including handmade pottery, clay jewelry, extruded clay pottery, clay masks and portrait busts, people are volunteering to teach others on the potter’s wheel,…

Pottery Club featured artist

Jeff Wilson This month’s Pottery/Sculpture Club’s featured artist is Carla Woodward. This native Californian has always tried to balance her left brain careers, accounting and finance, with her right brain creative interests including jewelry, beading, painting and pottery. Here in PebbleCreek, Carla pursues her artistic activities around her many fitness hobbies which include pickleball and…

Handmade Pottery Class explores with talent

Jeff Wilson Seldom has a pottery class started out so fast with people making such unique, creative projects. Friendly and sharing, these people inspired each other to go beyond what they thought they were capable of. Projects included decoratively embossed plates and bowls, large appliqued platters with fish, bird or flower handles, sculptural luminarias and…

Handmade pottery class

Jeff Wilson Pictured here are the participants in the November handmade pottery class. This group got off to a fast start by learning the tools and techniques necessary to make virtually any handmade pottery project. By the end of the eight sessions, everyone had made five or six beautiful items including decorative plates and appliqued…

Pottery/Sculpture featured artist

  Jeff Wilson Susan (pronounced Suzanne) Hill is this month’s featured Pottery/Sculpture Club artist. Susan is a well-traveled lady, first as a child born into a military family and later traveling the world accompanying her husband on business. Susan’s artistic interests for many years were focused on collecting jewelry stones, rocks and other crafty items.…

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…

Handmade Pottery Class

Jeff Wilson The fun continued in the 17th edition of the Handmade Pottery Class in September. This Pottery/Sculpture Club sponsored class is taught almost every month and is always well attended. The techniques necessary to create virtually any handmade pottery project were taught in the first two weeks. The goal of the instructors was to…