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JS Crackpots classes and workshops

JS Crackpots caters to the artist in us all.

Perhaps you were once considered "good in art", but life got in the way. What if you just wanted to do something new--on your own or with a friend?

Pottery classes (see description below) and art workshops are scheduled throughout the year and can introduce you to a whole new world. Mosaics, fused class, jewelry, cement, wireworking, and more.

Latest Julie Schilf class schedule.

Kathy's Mosaics and workshops.

So 'Fused fused glass workshops.


JS Crackpots Pottery Class descriptions

6-week Pottery Classes Everything you always wanted to know about making pottery!! This is a general course for adults where you can learn handbuilding techniques, how to use the potter's wheel, and glazing techniques.

COST: $125.00 per 6 week session. This cost includes the first bag of clay, instruction, glazes, and firing. More clay is available for purchase at the studio ( cost: $17 per 25# bag).

Your spot in the class is reserved when you pay the class fee, unless other arrangements are made. Remember that class sizes are generally small and can fill up quickly. The class will be fun, informative, and you will make lots of pots! If you'd like, you can come and visit the studio - just call ahead.

OTHER: We use stoneware clay and fire to mid-range stoneware (c. 5/6) temperatures - approximately 2260 °F. Glazes used are all food safe.

HOW TO SIGN UP: Call Julie at JS CrackPots (262) 694-7845 and leave a message that you would like to take a class. Indicate which session you are interested in and the best way for me to get hold of you. I will return your call and confirm if space is available in the session you requested.

WHAT TO BRING: Items you might want to bring to class include a handtowel, a 1-gallon pail and clayworking tools (make sure your name or initials are on the items you bring). Tools are also available for use / purchase at the studio. You are also welcome to bring a pot that you particularly like. Show and tell is an important and welcome activity. Remember to wear clothes suitable for working with clay, and to leave all jewelry (rings, watches, bracelets) at home.