Pottery Classes

M O R N A  school of art

New at Bertha’s Gallery…..

MORNA SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN
CERAMIC AND POTTERY CLASSES

Morna School of Art and Design proudly introduces Katsue Zimmerman
Originally from Japan, Katsue is a graduate of The Cleveland Institute of Art with a degree in Ceramics. She is a talented and versatile artist whose work ranges from sophisticated vessels to whimsical sculptures. During the premier class, students new to ceramics will build pots and sculptural forms using slab, pinch pot and coil methods. They will learn how to use slip and under glazes to decorate their pieces. All materials will be supplied.

Ages 12-16 must be accompanied by an adult. Those who have worked on the wheel and those who wish to learn how to wheel throw have the opportunity in the following session. Sessions start Saturdays from 9-11 am, June 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th. Cost is $120.00 for four weeks.

COMMISSIONED PAINTINGS AND PERSONALIZED POTTERY AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST!
The instructor, Virginia Schweter is a portrait painter and accepts commissions for either seated or photographed work. Portraits and personal paintings are a great way to celebrate weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, Bar Mitzvahs and any other commemorative occasions. Paintings are a lasting gift to be handed down through the generations.

PRICING SCALE
* Small ala prima painting completed within four hours ($150.00)
* Pet portraits, houses, gardens from photographs 12×12 up to 12×18 ($150.00)
* Photography and posing available for extra ($50.00)
* Formal Portraiture with photographic, study, poses and in-depth analysis of color, size and space to show painting.

One sitter 3/4 portraits (Head to waist) ($1,000)
20×24 two children +pet ($1,500) Per each extra child ($500.00)

Large, in depth formal portraits range from $2,000 to $5,000. Includes photographic studies, detailed diagram drawings, color and character analysis. (May take up to three months to complete) Make an appointment to discuss possibilities or contact Virginia at somerset62@hotmail.com

Stop in at Bertha’s Gallery, 10609 Chillicothe Rd., Kirtland, OH. 44094 or call (440) 256-2580 to make a reservation. (Class is limited to 15 students)