Welcome to SlipAway Ceramics and Crafts
The weather is chilly but Spring is just around the corner. It's time to start thinking about those springtime projects. We have St Patricks Day, so be sure you have your leprechans and Shamrocks ready. Easter is a wonderful time to think about those cute bunnies and baskets. You can also make your very own forever Easter eggs! Come in and check out our Spring selections, everything from flower pots and birdbaths to Gnomes, trolls and garden rocks.
Tuesday March 3rd we will begin an exciting series of "handbuilding" classes. The first in this series is a "puzzled" plate. This class will be in done in 2 consecutive weeks. The first will be Tuesday evenings March 3rd and 10. We will repeat these same classes Saturday March 7th and 14th. The cost of these classes are $40 and is all inclusive. Slipaway will supply everything needed to finish your masterpiece. The Tuesday classes will begin at 6:00 and finish at 8:30, the Saturday classes will start at 10:00am and finish around 12:30. This class teaches you to work with the clay along with textures and stamps.
Future clay classes are as follows: #2 in the series is an abstract wall hanging using red clay and teaching rolling, leveling, making your own "slurry," and scoring and adding depth to a flat piece of clay by scoring and adding handmade add-ons. This class also teaches the use of an extruder. This class will be offered Tuesday evening Maarch 17 and Saturday March 21. This class is also a two part class and will be offered for $40, it is also all inclusive. The second part of this class will be held Tuesday evening April 7 and Saturday April, 11.
Number 3 in this series is a clay wall pocket. This class teaches the use of texture molds, sprig molds and forming arches with the clay. This class wil be offered Tuesday April 21 and Saturday April 25. The second part of this class will be Tuesday May 5 and Saturday May 9. This class will also be offered for $40 and is all inclusive.
Number 4 in this series is the final class in the series. This class is a beautiful gourd. In this class you will learn the techniques used to embellish a "poured" piece of ceramic with handformed and extruded clay. This class will be offered at a cost of $45. The first part of this calss will be offered on Tuesday April 28 and Saturday May 2. The finishing class will be offered on Tuesday May 12 and Saturday May 16.
Please call (727) 823-8737 to reserve your place in these classes. We strongly suggest that you take the classes consecutively to get the full teaching and enjoyment of the clay work. We are trying to keep the classes small so call soon.
If you are shopping for that perfect birthday or anniversary, thank you or "just because" gift, don't forget to shop our Krafty Korner Gift Shop. We have handmade gifts made by local artisans and our items are of the highest quality. We have everything from jewelry to quillows, pot holders to aprons. So come by and do some shopping with us.
So come in, relax, have a cup of coffee and meet some of the nicest people around...our customers. The only thing missing is you!
We look forward to hearing from you soon!
Linda and Dick, Skip and Vickie
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