Tag: Pottery Club

Pottery Club Annual Slip Party

Jeff Wilson Once a year, Pottery/Sculpture Club volunteers gather to make clay slip for use by all club members throughout the year. Clay slip is simply clay that has had water added and then blended to the consistency of Elmer’s glue. Club members use slip when making hand-built projects to glue pieces together. It is…

Pottery Club Featured Artist: Viki Nickles

Jeff Wilson The Pottery/Sculpture Club featured artist for July is Viki Nickles. Viki said, “I made a small clay pumpkin in second grade and was hooked on pottery for life.” Born and raised in San Diego, Calif., she moved to Arizona 20 years ago, first to Lake Havasu City and then to PebbleCreek in 2015. Shortly…

Artist of the Month: Pottery Club: Nan Osterholt

Nan Osterholt

Jeff Wilson The PebbleCreek Pottery Sculpture Club featured artist for May is Nan Osterholt. Nan came to PebbleCreek from Sacramento where she retired from nursing. Nan went back to school after retiring and earned a degree in art. She then spent 12 years making pottery and volunteering in the art department at Sacramento City College.…

Pottery Club’s featured artist for July

Terry Wilson The Pottery Club featured artist for July is Jeff Wilson. For over three years, Jeff and his wife Terry have been teaching a variety of classes for the club and currently he is club president. Before moving to PebbleCreek, Jeff was an artist with gallery shows of his paintings, sculptures and photo collages,…

Pottery Club sponsored abstract painting master class

The November Non-Objective Abstract Acrylic Painting class made up for its small size by creating masterpieces! This class, intended for people of all levels of experience, including beginners who may only count painting a bedroom wall to their credit, produced some of the most beautiful and brilliant abstract paintings seen in PebbleCreek in a long…

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…

Pottery Club featured artist

Jeff Wilson The Pottery Club featured artist for June is Ron Santoro. Originally growing up on a dairy farm in Oregon, Ron and his wife Cindy now split their time between PC and Portland. Ron is a Vietnam Navy veteran having served on river boats and as a sniper. His after-service career found him working…