OpeningClayDoes the idea of spinning mud into stone on a potter's wheel captivate you? Whether you seek to expand your pottery making ability or you just want to let loose your creativity in a relaxing setting with like-minded people, we want to help you reach your pottery making goals in our studio!

Pottery Lessons:  When you sign up for a class, you will receive full use of the pottery studio during class time and have ability to learn pottery making skills at your own pace from one of our instructors. Our small class size means that you will receive individualized instruction. We welcome all skill levels in hand-building, throwing and sculpture. To find out more about our course offerings, check our class schedule here. Our brand new classroom is equiped with potter's wheels, clay extruder, handbuilding area and professional instructors with over 50 years experience in clay.

pottery tool kitClass Prerequisites:  Students will require the following materials to begin class:

- A 25-lb. bag of moist white stoneware clay for your exclusive use. Clay must be purchased from us. No outside clay or glazes are allowed in the studio.

- A basic tool kit or equivalent set of tools to begin throwing. If bringing your own tools, you will need: a rib, a needle tool, a The Slug Mugcut-off wire, a loop trimming tool, and a wooden clay knife. We will also have tool kits on hand for purchase for $15.50 (see left photo).

Students may bring additional tools and/or an apron to classes, however please note that they do so at their own risk. Please be sure to keep account on all of your personal items/tools, as we cannot be held responsible for lost or abandoned items. We recommend you wear clothing that you don't mind getting dirty, though we do provide aprons for any who wish to wear them.

Studio Etiquette: As this is a shared space, students are asked to clean up after themselves after each class. Buckets and sponges will be provided. We have limited studio space and want to maximize the experience of learning and fun for all, therefore we ask that you follow basic manners of space sharing. Production pottery is not allowed at the studio. Students will have assigned areas to store their work and clay while enrolled in class. Space is limited and work not picked up or completed within two weeks of a course conclusion will be discarded. We encourage you, therefore, to complete your projects in a timely fashion.

Open Studio: Open studio time will be available to current students who do not require formal instruction but instead seek free time to further explore their skills or practice techniques learned in class. The use of the studio will be limited to students who have at least basic knowledge of pottery making, obey studio rules, and demonstrate neighborly studio habits. For permission to book open studio time, please contact us here.