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.

 

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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

One-on-One:

90 Mins of Instruction


Potter’s Wheel - You will make two pots on the wheel. Shape bowls, cups, or flower pots! After the pottery is made a color selection of glazes will be provided for you to choose from.

Pottery will be ready for pickup 3-4 weeks later.

 

All Instruction Includes:

  • Clay, firings, and glaze
  • The service of glazing your work from a choice of 4 dipping glazes

Cost - $125.00

Please, feel free to call us at (650) 420-3272 or use the contact form below:

Bring a Friend or More:

Up to 2 Hours of Instruction


Potter’s Wheel with Friends - Each person makes two pots on the wheel. Shape bowls, cups or flower pots! After the pottery is made a color selection of glazes will be provided for participants to choose from.

Pottery will be ready for pickup 3-4 weeks later.

 

All Instruction Includes:

  • Clay, firings, and glaze
  • The service of glazing your work from a choice of 4 dipping glazes

$85.00 per person

Deposit of $170.00 Required

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

Secure your Date and Time at Our Studio

Please, feel free to call us at (650) 420-3272 or use the contact form below:

Made by Students

New! Additional Classes Available

At Pedro Point!

Intro to Wheel Throwing – Pedro Point Location*

Monday  6:30 – 8:30 PM – Rebekah Cabral 
Tuesday  6:30 – 8:30 PM – Matthew Steinborn

*1290 DANMANN AVENUE, PACIFICA CA 94044

 

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

All course $350

Sessions:

Monday

Session 3
6/05 – 7/23


Monday

Session 4
7/31 – 9/25
*No Classes 9/04

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Monday

Session 5
10/02 – 11/20

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Tuesday

Session 3
6/06 – 8/01
*No Classes 7/04

Tuesday

Session 4
8/08 – 9/26

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Tuesday

Session 5
10/03 – 11/21
*No Classes 10/31

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Introductory Classes

Introduction to Wheel Throwing

Wednesday 6:30 – 8:30 PM – Rory Cranston 
Thursday 9:30 – 11:30 AM – Julia Kaifer
Friday 6:30 – 8:30 PM – Tiffany Wong
Saturday 5:00 – 7:00 PM – Matt Steinborn
Sunday 5:00 – 7:00 PM – Rebekah Cabral

 

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

 

All course $350

Sessions:

Wednesday

Session 4
6/21 – 8/09


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Wednesday

Session 5
8/16 – 10/04

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Wednesday

Session 6
10/11 – 12/06
*No Classes 11/22

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Thursday

Session 3
4/27 – 6/15

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Thursday

Session 4
7/06 – 8/24

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Thursday

Session 5
8/31 – 10/19

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Thursday

Session 6
10/26 – 12/07
*No Classes 4/9 or 5/14

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Friday

Session 4
6/23 – 8/11

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Friday

Session 5
8/18 – 10/06

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Friday

Session 6
4/28 – 6/16
*No Classes 11/24

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Saturday

Session 3
4/29 – 6/17

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Sundays

Session 3
6/11 – 8/06*
*No Classes 6/18

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Saturday

Session 4
6/24 – 8/12

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Saturday

Session 5
8/19 – 10/07

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Saturday

Session 6
10/14 – 12/09*
*No Classes 11/25

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Sunday

Session 4
8/13 – 10/01

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Sunday

Session 5
10/08 – 12/03*
*No Classes 11/26

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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
Thursday mornings 9:30am-12 PM – Lori Lievore

 

 

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.

All materials included!

Session 1 thru 5 are an 8-week course $350 

Session 6 is a 6-week course $265 

 

 

 

Includes all materials.

Sessions:

Mondays

Session 4
7/03 – 8/21


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Mondays

Session 5
8/28 – 10/23*
*No Class 9/04

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Mondays

Session 6
10/30 – 12/04*
*Six-week Course

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Thursdays

Session 4
6/29 – 8/17


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Thursdays

Session 5
8/24 – 10/12


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Thursdays

Session 6
10/19 – 11/30*
*No class 11/23

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Beginning Sculpture and Handbuilding

Weds nights 6:30-9:00 PM – Jackson Womack

 

I will share hand-building and sculpture techniques I use to make sculptural pieces. This class will also cover glazing and decorating techniques, as well as troubleshooting construction issues. The instructor’s name is Jackson Womack. All materials included!

$350

 

 

Sessions:

Wednesday

Session 3
4/26 – 6/14

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Wednesday

Session 4
6/21 – 8/09

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Wednesday

Session 5
8/16 – 10/04

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Wednesday

Session 6
10/11 – 12/06
*No Class 11/22

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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

Megan Masnaghetti

Megan Masnaghetti

Sculpture

Robin Braun Belinsky

Robin Braun Belinsky

Office Manager

Caroline Goodman

Caroline Goodman

Clay Ranger

Tiffany Wong

Tiffany Wong

Instructor

Jackson Womack

Jackson Womack

Instructor

Cindy Chan

Cindy Chan

Sculpture

Elizabeth Agler

Elizabeth Agler

Wheel Throwing

Jo Fox

Jo Fox

Wheel Throwing

Julia Kaefer

Julia Kaefer

Instructor

Catia Arruda

Catia Arruda

Clay Ranger

Yukari Sakamoto

Yukari Sakamoto

Studio Tech

Lori Lievore

Lori Lievore

Instructor

Heidi Locicero

Heidi Locicero

Instructor

David Arnegard

David Arnegard

Wheel Throwing

Samantha Morris

Samantha Morris

Hand Building

Matthew Steinborn

Matthew Steinborn

Instructor

Cayla Salvador

Cayla Salvador

Instructor

Emma Brennan

Emma Brennan

Clay Ranger

Rebekah Cabral

Rebekah Cabral

Studio Tech

Rory Cranston

Rory Cranston

Instructor

About Us

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Happy Students

Great place to learn pottery and enjoy the community of artists.

-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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