Clay Sculpture

Clay Sculpture

Saturday Mornings 9a-12p

6-week workshops

Age: 14+

Instructor: Sam Nettles

Cost: $185 non-member/$157.25 members
Price includes 1 bag of clay, all materials, tools, firing and Open Studio time for the duration of the class



 If you are interested in another session, please call (850)429-1222 to register.

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Workshop Description

In this class participants will create stoneware sculptures of any subjects they wish and critiques and advice will be given to help everyone realize their desired results. Demonstrations of figurative work, portraits an abstract sculptures will be presented. Technical processes, such as,construction methods, hand building with coils and slabs, the use of temporary armatures, modeling, surface treatments, textures, stains, glazing and firing will be covered. This class is for beginning, intermediate and advanced students. The aesthetics of sculpture will be discussed but the goal here is to have fun while creating memorable art.



Students enrolled in one of our six-week pottery classes will be able to participate in Open Studio for no additional for the duration of the class.  This benefit extends to the 7th week right after the session, which will allow you to finish work made in class.


Monday 9am-noon

Tuesday 9am-noon

Wednesday 6pm-9pm*

Friday 9am-noon 

Sunday 1pm-4pm

* On evening hours if no one shows up by 7:45 p.m. the studio may close.


- All classes and workshops require pre-registration and pre-payment.  
- A 24-hour notice must be given to First City Art Center for a refund of fees.
- Make up classes are available for a missed class on the 7th week 
  (or week between the 6 week sessions)

- Open Studio time cannot be substituted for a missed class.

WAIVER: Signed waivers are required for participation. Please sign and bring with you to your class. Students under the age of 18, must also have parent/guardian signature and accompany participant to class.

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