CLASSES

What to expect: getting messy! Please wear clothes that can get muddy and come ready for some FUN! The clay and glaze does wash out of clothes. It will be one of the most fun and messy times of your life!

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Schedule* of classes:

*it is possible to schedule a class on a Saturday if there are not any parties that day. Please call if you would like to take a class but cannot make any of the offered times, we would be happy to work something out!

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Wheel Class:

An introductory session consists of:

First visit:

Two-hours of instruction with clay on the wheel.

Second visit: (one week later)

One hour of glazing and decorating your pieces from first session, with teaching about glazes and firing. All clay, firing, and glaze are included in price.

Price:$75/person. (Three hours of class and materials.)
Classes can be individual, or groups of 2-3 people.

 

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Handbuilding Project Class:

Handbuilding classes are a fun addition or alternative to wheel class. Projects are made using slabs of clay that you will create on our slab-roller. (Everybody LOVES cranking the slab machine!) Your project is then built and formed into an amazing piece of artwork.

Some examples are; tea pots, masks, wall hangings, mugs, platters, and much more.The sky is the limit. Check the schedule for current projects and photos!

First visit:

2 hrs of instruction and clay building.

Second visit:

One hour of glazing and decorating your pieces from first session, with teaching about glazes and firing.

Price: $75/person (Three hours of class and materials.)
All clay, firing, and glaze are included in price.


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Family Handbuilding Class:

Want to do something fun with your kids? A family class is great quality time!

First visit:

1 hr of instruction and building.

Second visit:

1 hour to decorate and glaze your piece.

Price:

$50 for a parent and child together. (Two hrs of class and materials.)

All clay, firing, and glaze are included in price. Projects vary, depending on season, please check schedule for current offerings.

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Intermediate and Advanced Clay Classes:

If you have previous experience with throwing on the wheel and would like further your lessons or studio time, please call and we will set something up. Existing clay class times can also be used for developing your skills. We have cone 6 glazes available, and high and mid-range firing clay as well.

Studio Time: $18/hr (without instruction, does not include price of materials.)
A material price sheet and firing fee detail sheet is available at the studio, please inquire.

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Visiting Artists and workshops:

From time to time we will have visiting artists come and teach a class or give a demonstration on new techniques. Check the calendar page for current and upcoming offerings. These will be fun and enriching events with great creative people!

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Decorative Technique Classes:

FREE! Sign up for one of our technique classes to learn how to paint a piece of pottery just like one of the samples. These classes are free, only the cost of your personal piece that you choose to decorate will apply. Check the calendar for times and dates, generally they will be on Thursday evenings.