Basic Pottery WheelAges 16 – Adult8 Sessions, 6/17-

Basic Pottery Wheel
Ages 16 – Adult
8 Sessions, 6/17- 8/5 |Mon 10am-12:00pm or 8 Session, 6/19-8/7 | Wed 7:00pm-9:00pm
CAC Members:$ 175 | Non Members: $200
Learn the basics of wheel-thrown pottery in a studio setting. Use stoneware clay and electric
wheels to practice centering and forming basic shapes such as bowls, cylinders and plates. Learn the properties of clay, terminology and decorative glazing techniques.
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Intermediate Pottery Wheel

Ages 16 – Adult
8 Sessions, 6/18-8/6 | Tues 10am-12:00pm or 8 Sessions, 6/18-8/6 | Tues 7:00pm-9:00pm
CAC Members: $175 | Non Members: $200
Create larger, more involved forms including shaping lids for jars and containers, spouts for pitchers, as well as pulling and attaching handles. Learn decorative techniques, how to alter forms, slip applications, washes and wax resist. 
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Ages 14 – Adult
6 Sessions, 6/19-8/7 | Wed 6:30pm-8:30pm
CAC Members: $175 | Non Members: $200
This course is a beginners to intermediate class in woodworking, with an emphasis on joinery and furniture building. The course will also include demonstrations on the safe and proper use of tools and materials. Students will be able to explore topics they are personally interested in learning.
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Colored Porcelain
Ages 15 – Adult
6 Sessions, 6/20-8/1 | Thurs 6:00pm-9:00pm
CAC Members: $195 | Non Members: $220
Learn the power of mason stains and porcelain! Students will learn how to mix colored clays and slips that can be applied through handbuilding or throwing skills. We will use exciting techniques such as neriage, nerikomi, millefiori, mishima, and more. Create elaborate dishes, delicate boxes, beautiful jewelry, and whatever else you can imagine!
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Basic Photography
Ages 16 – Adult
5 Sessions, 6/20-7/25 | Thurs 7:00pm-9:00pm
CAC Memebers: $115 | Non Members: $140
Students will discuss, explore, and apply the six essential elements needed for making photographs: light, optics, subject, aperture, time, and medium. These elements will be used in the creation of photographic compositions reflecting the exploration of framing, point of view, line, shape, space, color, and texture. 
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Alternative Pottery Techniques
Ages 16 – Adult
6 Sessions, 6/24-7/29 | Mon 6:00pm-9:00pm
CAC Members: $195 | Non Members: $220
Embrace the handmade! This class focuses on widening the ceramic artist’s “arsenal” of techniques in the studio to loosen up creativity and strengthen the craft muscle. Topics include surface decoration as well as examining formal elements in pottery. Basic throwing experience required- great for students who want to go beyond the wheel.
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Yoga for Beginners
Ages 12 – Adult
6 Sessions, 6/25-7/30 | Tues 9:00am-10:00am OR 6 Sessions, 6/24-7/29 | Mon 6:00pm-7:00pm
CAC Members: $60.00 | Non Members: $85.00
Increase flexibility, strength and well-being. Yoga is a discipline that promotes health through both physical and mental effort. Develop correct breathing techniques, protect your back & strengthen the abdominal muscles. Please wear comfortable attire. Yoga mats not included but highly recommended.
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West African Dance & Drum
Ages 16 – Adult
6 Sessions, 6/24-7/29 | Mon 7:00pm-8:30pm
CAC Members:$90.00 | Non Members: $115.00
Students will learn the history and identity of the dances through dance, music and song. Accompanied by live drumming, students will feel empowered and inspired to learn more about how these dances and chants relate to the Culture of West African Dance. Come let the beat of the drum move your body and communicate with your heart and soul.
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Adult Beginning Ballet & Stretch
Ages 16 – Adult
6 Sessions, 6/27-8/1, 7/5 | Thurs 6:30pm-7:30pm
CAC Members: $60.00 | Non Members: $85
An introduction to the art of classical ballet for the novice including the basic exercises of the ballet barre and center. This class is a great way to work out and get into shape for the dance enthusiast. *NO CLASS JULY 4th, MAKE UP CLASS FRIDAY, JULY 5th.
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Getting Paid to Talk
Ages 18 +
1 Session, 7/16 | Tues 6:30pm-9:00pm
CAC Members: $30.00 | Non Members: $45.00
Explore numerous aspects of voice over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the internet. Learn how to prepare a demo, how to be successful and earn great income in this exciting field. Space is limited, and registration closes one week prior to class, so register early!
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Call 410-636-6597 for information or visit our website to purchase classes or view upcoming events at the CAC!


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The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a 58,000 sq. ft. multi-discipline arts organization located in Northern Anne Arundel County, just inside the Baltimore beltway. Our facility houses a 752-seat Hammonds Lane Theatre, a 120-seat Studio 194 Theatre, gallery space, ceramics lab, dance studios, music room, scene-shop and classrooms. For more information about the Chesapeake Arts Center visit or call us at 410-636-6597.

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