Felting Basics Workshop

Instructor: Sandra Britland

Enjoy a cozy morning working with felt, a wonderfully accessible, friendly, pliable material. In addition to functional items such as hats and purses, felt can even be shaped into whimsical sculptures. Come to Clay on Main to gain some new skills and spend time working with your hands under the expert guidance of Sandra Britland.

$50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children.

Clay on Main offers workshops about twice a month, exploring diverse topics. Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. A full refund will be given for any cancelled workshops.

To register for this workshop, click here!  Or register by phone by calling 610-987-0273.

Decorate A Cheese or Butter Bell Workshop

Instructor: Liz Wheeler

Dairy keeps best in bells, which are like upside-down bowls placed on platters. These vessels keep your cheese and butter fresh and free of unwanted odors, while allowing them to breathe and continue to mature. Come out to Clay on Main and choose a butter and cheese bell, wheel-thrown by our master potters, to decorate. We’ll provide underglaze paints, and you can pick up your pieces in a week – perfect for bringing to our next workshop, The Art of Cheesmaking!

$65 for each adult, $33 for school-aged children (includes a wheel-thrown bell and platter)

Clay on Main offers workshops about twice a month, exploring diverse topics. . Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. A full refund will be given for any cancelled workshops.

To register for this workshop, click HERE.  Or to register by phone, call 610-987-0273.

Funky Ferments Workshop

Instructors: Barb and Mike Dietrich and Wendy Gollwitzer

Wendy, of The Cottage Kitchen and Barb and Tom, owners of Oley Valley Organics farm and store, will share their knowledge about the ancient craft of fermenting foods. With a foundation of basic knowledge, anyone can create pickles, sauerkraut, kimchee, and much, much more. As winter approaches, it’s great to take advantage of this technique developed for preserving vegetables that also happens to create unique and delicious flavors. In class, we’ll create the beginnings of a sauerkraut for each student to take home; we’ll provide the (organic) cabbage!

$50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children

Clay on Main offers workshops about twice a month, exploring diverse topics. Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. A full refund will be given for any cancelled workshops.

To register online, click HERE.  To register by phone, please call 610-987-0273.

Glass Ornaments Workshop

Instructor: Dolores Kirschner

Working with fused glass is easy and rewarding. Dolores Kirschner will lead you through a simple, intuitive process that is accessible to ages 4 and above and all skill levels. Clay on Main will fire your ornaments into a colorful, translucent ornament, to be picked up later. This workshop is perfect for creating gifts, or for just spending some quality time with a loved one.

$50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children

Clay on Main offers workshops about twice a month, exploring diverse topics.  Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. A full refund will be given for any cancelled workshops.

To register for this workshop, click HERE.  Or call the studio at 610-987-0273.

Decorate Your Own Fermentation Crock Workshop

Instructor: Liz Wheeler

People who get into fermenting love a good ceramic crock with a water seal. Clay on Main’s skilled potters have thrown crocks on the wheel, with a water seal, a lid, and a weight to keep your veggies submerged underwater. Come out to our studio to personalize your vessel using carving, colored slips, and oxides; you can pick up your glaze-fired piece two weeks later. You can use it for the Funky Ferments workshop, see below!

$75 for each adult, $43 for school-aged children (includes a wheel-thrown crock with a water-sealed lid & weight

Clay on Main offers workshops about twice a month, exploring diverse topics. Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. A full refund will be given for any cancelled workshops.

To register online, click HERE.  To register via phone, please call 610-987-0273.

Don’t forget to register for the Funky Ferments Workshop HERE!

The Beauty of Plants in Detail Workshop

Instructor: Susan Munch

We will focus in on the finest patterns in plant structure, using detailed drawings and/or close-up photography.  Participants will use magnifying glasses and microscopes to dive into layers of miniature detail, and Susan will help you depict them with pencil and paper, or using a camera.  When you sign up for the workshop please indicate whether you are more interested in drawing or in photography.   If primarily the latter, you will need to bring your own camera capable of taking close-up pictures.  If you are combining the two methods you will be able to take a turn with the instructor’s camera.

$50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children.

Clay on Main offers workshops about twice a month, exploring diverse topics. . Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. A full refund will be given for any cancelled workshops.

To register for this workshop, click HERE. Or register by calling the studio at 610-987-0273.

Tole Painting on Ceramics Workshop

Instructor: Lorraine A’Brunzo

Tole painting is a European folk art, originating in Germany and the Netherlands, that uses special brush techniques to decorate household items made of tin or wood. Lorraine A’Brunzo has adapted Tole painting for use on ceramics. Come and create your own wall hanging using Clay on Main’s ceramic pieces, or potters can bring in a bisqued piece to decorate.

$55 for each adult, $23 for school-aged children (includes a handmade ceramic wall hanging)

Clay on Main offers workshops about twice a month, exploring diverse topics. Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. A full refund will be given for any cancelled workshops.

To register online, click HERE.  Or register via phone by calling 610-987-0273.

Monoprinting & Image Transfer Workshop

Monoprinting is a type of printmaking that inspires an immediate, fresh approach, as each print is completely unique. JoAnn will show you how to make monoprints for greeting cards, to display, or to use in your collage and art work. We’ll be working with acrylic paints and gelatin plates and also exploring techniques to transfer images from printed material. We’ll create texture, pattern and interest in the prints using everything from stamps to things you find around the house or in nature.

Instructor: JoAnn Morrell

$50 each adult, $18 for each school- aged child.

Clay on Main offers workshops about twice a month, exploring diverse topics.  Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. A full refund will be given for any cancelled workshops.

Register online HERE or call the studio at 610-987-0273.

Learn to Crochet: Basic Stitches w/ Stephanie Stamm

 

Have you ever wanted to learn to crochet?  Crocheting is a portable stress-free hobby that is fun to do.  Join instructor Stephanie Stamm and learn to do the chain stitch and single crochet.  With this knowledge, you could make a pot holder, scarf or blanket.  Granny Squares and double crochet may be covered as well.

2 hours

Saturday 7/14/18 10am to 12

$40, no materials fee

Please register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment, but please inquire if you miss this deadline as space may be available.

 

Click HERE to register!

One Of A Kind Monoprints

Printmaking is a wonderful way to explore texture and bold graphic markmaking.  Monoprinting inspires an especially immediate, fresh approach, as each print is completely unique.  JoAnn will show you how to make monoprints for greeting cards, to display, or to use in your collage and art work. We’ll be working with acrylic paints and gelatin plates. We’ll learn how to create texture, pattern and interest in the prints using everything from stamps to things you find around the house or in nature.  (Hint- Mother’s Day is coming up! )

Saturday 6/16/18 10am to 12, $40 plus materials fee.

To register online, CLICK HERE.  To register via phone, call the studio at 610-987-0273.  Please register at least one week in advance, or call the studio to check availability within one week of workshop.