Learn how to create with clay! Students will work on the potters' wheel in this 6 week focus class. Learn from the beginning or build on previous experience. The final session will include variations on surface decorating and glazing techniques. No experience necessary! Pieces will be fired and can be picked up 2-3 weeks after the last class. Note: Due to limited space we are only able to store final pieces up to two months after a class. Any remaining pieces will be donated beyond this time.
Clay, glazing materials, and firings included.
Please bring apron and towel from home.
Tuesday Evenings - 6:30 - 9:30 pm - Sept 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24 with Valentina Guevara
Friday Mornings -9:30am - 12:30pm - Sept 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27 with Valentina Guevara
Tuesday Evenings - 6:30 - 9:30 pm - Nov 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec 5,12 with Valentina Guevara
Wednesdays Morning-9:30 am- 12:30 - Nov 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec 6, 13 with Natalie Waddell
Wednesdays Evening-6:30 to 9:30 pm - Nov 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec 6, 13 with Natalie Waddell
Friday Mornings -9:30am - 12:30pm - Nov 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15 with Valentina Guevara
Only 6 spots per class! 6 sessions x 3 hours per session
$375 plus tax
Please fill out one Student Information Form per student.
Optional : Students can purchase a personal, quality tool kit for $15 Click on the following link for more info pottery tool kit.
Week 1: Learning how to use the potter's wheel, including centering and pulling clay to create a vessel. Instructors will demo and guide students.
Week 2-4: Students will practice and gain further experience with instructor guidance and student-driven projects, including bowls, mugs, vases, vessels
Week 5: Students will trim pieces, add handles, and do surface decoration ( including underglazes and the sgraffito technique.)
Week 6: Final glazing techniques and surface decoration of bisque pieces. Pick up pieces 2-3 weeks later.
Due to health concerns, we recommend students wear masks. If you are feeling unwell, are showing symptoms, have been diagnosed or been in contact with someone diagnosed, or have been exposed, we ask that you please stay home. Please contact us to let us know. We will continue to use a HEPA Filter in our space.
Please note that we are unable to do make-up classes. Please read our policies and waivers listed under workshops and/or upon purchase of a class.