Five Week Pottery Class
General five week pottery class perfect for beginners and intermediates. Learn the basics on the pottery wheel and some hand building. We will teach you how to throw different forms, alter, trim, and glaze.
Advanced Pottery class will focus on refining techniques on and off the wheel, glazing and surface decoration, discussion and critic of work.
Hand-building class will focus on basic and intermediate hand building techniques: pinching, coiling, slab work and using slump and hump molds.
General Five Week Class
Classes include overview of contemporary and historic ceramic artworks, demonstrations and hands-on wheel-throwing techniques, hand building techniques, glaze application and studio time as per evening curriculum agenda.
Teens get a $10 discount
Open studio time on 4 Wednesday, 4 Friday or 4 Saturday nights from 6 pm – 9 pm (24 possible hours) only during the beginning and end of the five week class. Open studio is limited to only 4 students at a time due to social distancing. We will host open studio at our new location in collaboration with Flow State, which is two blocks away from our main studio space.
Use of equipment (must bring own tools and apron, we sell tool kits for $15 and aprons for $20)
25lb bag of clay
Studio glazes, and firings included with 25lb bag
Extra bag of clay to be used in the studio is $40 and includes firing fees, tax not included.
*Firing fees will be charged for pieces made outside of the studio that you bring in.
Basic Course– Intro to Clay: Stoneware clay (cone 6) and assorted dipping glazes
Intermediates and experts welcome. We tailor lessons to your individual needs.
DISCLAIMER: We currently own 12 working potter’s wheels therefore only 12 individuals, teen or adult can work on the wheel at a time. There are large tables and a slab roller available for hand building artworks which can be utilized by the entire class at any time. We can only run a class with a minimum of 5 students and a maximum of 10 students in order to best facilitate learning wheel-throwing and hand building techniques in a qualitative, informative and intimate environment.
*Due to Covid 19 we have reduced our class size to 6 participants. Everyone must practice social distancing and wear mask while in the studio.
General Class Refund and Cancellation Policy:
For a full refund, classes must be cancelled 72 hours prior to the start of the first class. If you are purchasing using a credit card the Paypal fees for transaction will not be refunded 2.9% +.30. If you pay in cash or check, you get a full refund. Classes are not prorated and missed classes will not be credited. If a class has less then 5 students, we reserve the right to cancel the class and then issue a full refund. Any artwork left after 30 days becomes property of the studio, we will not send notice to pick up work, it’s your responsibility once the class is over.
General Pottery Class Wednesday nights 6 pm-9 pm, August 5 through September 2, Advanced Pottery Class Saturday 9 am- 12 pm, August 8 through September 5, General Pottery Class Sunday 9 am – 12 pm, August 9 through September 6, General Pottery Class Monday nights 6 pm-9 pm, August 10 through September 7