Adult Classes

& Private Lessons

We offer classes and private lessons for students new to ceramics.

Pottery Classes for New Students

Small class size and individual attention make these courses ideal for the student exploring clay for the first time. Choose from a variety of times, dates and techniques. All materials included.

Email to reserve a place in class: info@claycreationspacifica.com.  A deposit is required, and 4-week cancellation notice is required for all classes.

Heads Up!

This page is for adults who are new to clay. For ongoing classes and membership, check the Membership Page.

Intro & Beginner Classes

Introduction to Wheel Throwing

Shape bowls, cylinders and mugs. Also covers trimming and surface work, and glazing.

 

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Introduction to Sculpture

Learn how to make a 3 dimensional design on ceramic tiles or a simple beginning clay sculpture.

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Introduction to Hand-building

Use textured clay slab, coil and pinch techniques to make boxes, vases and plates, with fun textures and more.

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Private Lessons – Group Events

 

Pottery Wheel Student
1 person, 90 mins:
One-on-one instruction, by arrangement — $120

 

 

2-45 persons, 90+ mins:
Bring a friend or group, and save!
instruction by arrangement — $80 per person.

 

All Instruction Includes:

  • Clay, firings, and glaze
  • 2 projects made: Bowls and cylinders
  • The service of glazing your work from a choice of 4 dipping glazes–OR you come back later to glaze.

Ask us to customize a memorable experience for your Group Event or Teambuilding Activity.

Pre-registration is required for all classes.  4-week cancellation notice required, secured by a deposit.

Feel free to email for availability: info@claycreationspacifica.com.

 

Made by Students

Introductory Classes

Introduction to Wheel Throwing

Monday nights 6:30 – 8:30 PM – Elizabeth Agler 
Thursday 9:30 – 11:30 AM* – Patrica Chuson
Friday nights 6:30 – 8:30 PM – Patrica Chuson
Saturday nights 5:00 – 7:00 PM – Elizabeth Agler
Sunday nights 5:00 – 7:00 PM – Margaret Tassi

 * Thursday Session 4 time is 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Shape bowls, cylinders and mugs. It also covers trimming and surface work, and glazing.  

Sessions 4 and 5 are an 8-week course $350
Sessions 6 – Mon Wheel, Mon Handbuilding & Sun Wheel are a 6-week course $265

Sessions:

Mondays

Session 4
7/11 – 8/29

 

Mondays

Session 5
9/5 – 10/24

 


Mondays

Session 6
11/7 – 12/12
*6 Week Course


Thursday

Session 3
5/5/22 – 6/23/22

Thursday

Session 4
6/30 – 8/18


Thursday

Session 5
8/25 – 10/13


Fridays

Session 3
5/6/22 – 6/24/22

Fridays

Session 4
7/1 – 8/19


Fridays

Session 5
8/26 – 10/14


Saturday

Session 4
7/2 – 8/20

 


Saturday

Session 5
8/27 – 10/15

 


Saturday

Session 6
10/22 – 12/17*
*no class 11/25


Sundays

Session 3
5/15/22 – 7/10/22*
*No Class 6/19


Sundays

Session 4
7/17 – 9/4

 


Sundays

Session 5
9/11 – 10/30

 


Introduction to Sculpture

Thursday 6:30 – 9 PM

 

Learn how to make a 3-dimensional design on ceramic tiles or a simple beginning clay sculpture.  This 8-week class starts on the first Tuesday of the month. $350.

 

Instructor:
Cindy Chan

Introduction to Handbuilding

Monday nights 6:30-8:30 PM – Samantha Morris

 

Use textured clay slab, coil and pinch techniques to make boxes, vases, and plates, with fun textures and more. This class will also cover glaze and decorating techniques.  The instructors name is Samantha Morris.  All materials included!

Session 3 thru 5 are an 8-week course $350 
Session 6 is an 6-week course $265 

Includes all materials.

Sessions:

Mondays

Session 3
5/2 – 6/27*
*No Class 5/30


Mondays

Session 4
7/11 – 8/29


Mondays

Session 5
9/5 – 10/24


Intermediate/ Advanced Handbuilding

Tuesday nights 6:30-8:30 PM – Samantha Morris

 

Use textured clay slab, coil and pinch techniques to make boxes, vases, and plates, with fun textures and more. This class will also cover glaze and decorating techniques.  The instructors name is Samantha Morris.  All materials included!

Session 3 thru 5 are an 8-week course – $350 
Session 6 is an 6-week course                – $265 

Includes all materials.

 

 

Sessions:

Tuesday

Session 3
5/3 – 6/28*
*No Class 5/31


Tuesday

Session 4
7/12 – 8/30


Tuesday

Session 5
9/6 -10/25


Expert Instructors

Classes are taught by some of the finest ceramic artists in the Bay Area, many of whom reside in Pacifica, CA.
Dave Alexander

Dave Alexander

Wheel Throwing

Margaret Tassi

Margaret Tassi

Wheel Throwing

Patricia Chuson

Patricia Chuson

Wheel Throwing

Cindy Chan

Cindy Chan

Sculpture

Elizabeth Agler

Elizabeth Agler

Wheel Throwing

Jo Fox

Jo Fox

Wheel Throwing

David Arnegard

David Arnegard

Wheel Throwing

Samantha Morris

Samantha Morris

Hand Building

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-Amy DeLorimier

Had a great time learning how to center and shape clay. Amazing to see how a shapeless clay is transformed into a usable object. Owner was great and made our experience with pottery fun!

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