Pottery with McClennen - "YOUR VOICE” IN CLAY

Pottery with McClennen - "YOUR VOICE” IN CLAY

  • $255.00

Learn to enhance your Pottery with Jack McClennen in the Visual Arts Center Pottery Studio. This class is for experienced potters only.

The focus of this course is about you and “YOUR VOICE” in clay.

Demonstrations will be focused on techniques to modify work by adding, subtracting, Stretching, handles, feet, carving, surface enhancements, etc. This course is designed to you take you to the next level by being pushed out of you “comfort zone”.  It is not about the finished product. It's about making lots and lots of pots. It is about you developing your style by experiment again and again. This class will also hold weekly critiques.

“YOUR VOICE” IN CLAY with Jack McClennen: $170 ($136 VAC Member)

6 Week Class: Tuesday, 6:00pm-9pm            

Jack McClennen, Instructor


    • Pottery Tool Kit: $15 - You will need sponges and pottery tools which can be purchased at the VAC Art & Supply Store for $15.00. Purchase a Pottery Tool Kit online (click here)by phone or in person at the VAC Front Desk. Your kit will be waiting for you on your first day of class. 
    • Clay, Glazes & Kiln Firing Time:  Classes include approximately $40 of clay, glazing (using VAC standard glazes) and firing. Clay, tools, and projects cannot be stored in the Pottery Studio. 
    • Storage:  A rental locker with digital lock is available for $5 a week or $15 a month to store clay, tools, and in-progress pottery work for those not wanting to transport items. Only clay purchased at the VAC may be fired in the VAC Kilns. Additional Clay may be purchased for $30 per 25 lbs. 

    VAC Members - Don't Forget to SIGN IN for your Member Discount! (CLICK HERE)

    • VAC Membership pays for itself in discounts!
    • 20% Savings on Classes
    • 10% Savings on Workshops

    CLICK HERE to become a VAC Member


    Registration: Registration closes 72 hours prior to start date. If you miss the start date, email info@visualartcenter.org and ask to join mid-session. Please register and reserve your space online so we can send you instructions and video links. If you have difficulty registering online, please call the VAC at 941-639-8810 (10am and 2pm, Monday through Friday), or email info@visualartcenter.org and someone will help you.

    All class dates and times are subject to change. Classes with a start date within 30 days require payment in full to reserve a place. Prepaid class fees (paid more than 30 days in advance) are refundable less a non-refundable reservation deposit of $25 (VAC Members $20) up until 30 days prior to a class start date at which time all class fees become non-refundable unless the class is cancelled by the VAC.  

    Please register early. Classes with less than five registered students may be cancelled up to 24 hours in advance of the start date.  Cancellation notifications are made by email and/or telephone (including voice messages) to the email address and telephone number on file. Please check your voice mail and email prior to leaving for class.