Want to join a class?
The Clay Studio
at Wishing Spring Gallery
The Clay Studio at Wishing Spring is
8862 W McNelly Rd
(behind the Gallery barn) in Bentonville, AR.
10 AM - 3 PM Monday - Saturday
We offer ongoing monthly classes, special workshops and events.
Saturday class just added: All-Levels Handbuilding - see current month's schedule for details
Beginning Hand Building
A basic course in pinch, slab and coil construction for adults and teens over the age of 12. It will include instruction in use of equipment such as extruder, slab roller and pug mill. The last week will be glazing. Students need no prior experience. Tuition is charged by the month and includes use of the studio whenever it is open. Clay and tools can be purchased at the studio.
Intermediate Hand Building
Some prior experience with clay is required for this course. Designed for adults and teens over the age of 12, students may choose their own projects and the instructor will facilitate design and construction. Projects may be utilitarian or sculptural. Glazing will be at the end of each month. Classes will be on going and tuition will be charged by the month. Clay and tools may be purchased at the studio. If a class is missed, it may be made up. This fee includes use of the studio whenever it is open.
Designed for all levels of experience from beginner to advanced. Adults and teens over the age of 12 are welcome. Clay preparation, pug mill operation and throwing techniques will be taught, starting with basic cylinder construction and on to more complicated forms as well as trimming and glazing. Clay and tools may be purchased at the studio.
Additional specifics on classes times and fees can be found on the current month’s flyer.