We will begin classes on April 30th. We will have morning classes and evening classes Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Class times will be 9:00 AM- 12:00 AM and 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the evenings.
The class is an eight week class. Class is once a week with open studio time between classes. We will cover making plates and other forms using slab construction, wheel technique, decorating techniques, glazing and firing.
Class fee is $260
Please let us know if you can join and if so, which class time is best for you so that we can hold your spot.
I hope you can join us in the studio.
I have always needed ceramics in my life psychologically and emotionally. This has created some really interesting situations in order to make this happen!
I have hauled a wheel 1 mile up a mountain and have moved a 2,500 lb kiln three times. But my passion for ceramics has always carried me as I have persevered through it all. From running a ceramics lamp company “Stickshade Lamps” to participating in numerous studio tours, I am very happy to open my Sunset Hill Ceramics business from my home in Ballard, Washington. I am delighted to be able to bring pleasure to your home and table through my work. Enjoy and please enjoy your loved ones.
I have spent the last 30 years teaching the violin and fiddle. At a young age I traveled to Japan spending time with Dr Suzuki working on my violin teaching program. While In Japan I was very fortunate to have also landed an internship with a ceramicist who had been declared a national treasure by the name of Eitaro Takano. Both of these experiences deeply influenced me.
I have always found a internal peace when sitting and creating pottery. From feeling the earthiness of clay spinning in my hands to throwing a 10 pound slab, the physical as well as the creative aspect have kept me physically and mentally alive.