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Mixed Techniques in Clay

August 6 @ 6:00 pm 9:00 pm

Start Date: Tuesday, August 6
End Date: September 24
 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Total Sessions:
 Amy Hamley
Location: Room 117
Adults, 18+
Skill Level:
 Improver / Intermediate
Registration Fee:

About the class

This course is for students interested in exploring both wheel throwing AND handbuilding, and the combination of both in one class! Learn from Hamley’s years of expertise in the field and enjoy creating handbuilt, thrown, and altered forms. Amy caters each syllabus closely to her group of students, ensuring that every project fits the desires of participants. 

This course will include demos, exercises, and utilize a variety of methods to achieve the desired goal for each student. Some projects may include wheel thrown vases with altered adornments, best practices for slump and hump molds, and more. 

Engage with every aspect of the ceramics process in this 8 week course with Amy!

Please share any special considerations (medical, physical, learning) that will help your instructor make your class accessible and accommodating for you. You can share these considerations when register or by emailing Sean at

The Sonoma Community Center (the Center) strives to create an inclusive, safe community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. The Center is committed to creating such an environment because it brings out the fullest potential in each of us, which, in turn, contributes directly to creating a community of belonging. In order to ensure a positive, safe, and welcoming experience for everyone, all program participants are asked to abide by the following policies, community agreements, and restorative safety protocol.

About the instructor

Amy Hamley

Instructor / Artist

Amy Hamley is a ceramic and fiber artist based in Sonoma, California. Driven by a dedication to traditional processes and material exploration, her work focuses on the possibilities and unlikely pairings of fiber and clay. Her teaching style aims to encourage students to approach materials with curiosity over fear, to simplify the testing process, and to help students achieve the results they hope for in developing their work.

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