Membership

For Members of the studio only.
If interested see below.

Home Memberships - Now Available!

NOW OFFERING – Get Creative… Work from Home! Join our Home Membership. Open to all levels.

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This page is for Members with prior experience working with clay.  If you are new to clay, please see the Classes for new students.

Call 650-557-0683 for more info.

In Studio Membership Overview

Cost:

In Studio Monthly membership with 1 class per week           $165
In Studio Monthly independent membership (no class)     $150
In Studio Monthly open-key membership 24/7 access       $235

Home Membership                                                                          $135
Home Family Membership                                                            $160

Full-size Wheel Rental                                                                     $65
Tabletop Shimpo Aspire Wheel Rental                                       $35

In Studio Membership includes:

  • Glazes
  • Raku Firing
  • Pit Firing
  • Woodfiring
  • Cone 5/6 Oxidation
  • Cone 10 Reduction
  • Firing
  • Storage Cubby (for In Studio Memberships Only)

 

 

Clay used must be purchased at the studio.

Other benefits of membership include participation in the free raku firing, pit firing, Cone 5 Oxidation Firing and Cone 10 Reduction Firing.  Wood & Soda Firing is seasonal.

The studio is open to members 9am-1pm and 6:30-9pm on weekdays. Weekend hours, 9am5pm. (Unless you’re a Key Member)

Need more information? Call the studio, and we will answer all your questions. 650-557-0683

Home Memberships

Overview:

With home memberships all production is done at home, coming to the studio to drop off, pick up and glaze work. Includes all firing & glazing. The maximum production is 4000 square inches of firing capacity monthly(approximately 50lbs of wet clay)

 

Includes access to:

  • Raku Firing
  • Pit Firing
  • Woodfiring
  • Cone 5/6 Oxidation
  • Cone 10 Reduction

 

Cost is $135 monthly, add a full-size wheel for $65 extra or $35 for a tabletop Shimpo Aspire wheel.

Six videos for beginners, centering clay, trimming pots, bowls, mugs, vases, and plates. Along with access to our growing library of projects to review as often as needed.

$135.00 / a month  (Video Library of Projects Included)

Classes

Wheel Throwing Classes

Introductory Classes

Monday nights 6:30-9:00 PM

Friday nights 6:30-9:00 PM

Instructors:
Elizabeth Agler, David Paulley

For students using clay for the first time. All materials are provided. Students will explore the fundamentals of wheel-thrown pottery. This is an 8-week course. Tuition is $280 for the full course.

Wheel Throwing Class

Intermediate/Advanced Class

Tuesday 6:30-9:00 PM

Instructor:
Dave Alexander

Experienced potters learn more about form, surface design and continue with exploring their own ideas and style of work. Two new projects offered and demonstrated monthly. Reduction firings in our gas kiln are offered in this class.  Studio members may choose this ongoing course as part of their $145 membership.

Wheel Throwing Class

Mixed Level Class

Wednesday 9:30-12:00 Noon

Instructor:
Margaret Tassi

This class is for students who have mastered the basic throwing skills and are now challenging themselves with projects, ideas and working with larger amounts of clay. Two new projects offered and demonstrated monthly. Studio members may choose this ongoing course as part of their $145 membership.

Wheel Throwing Class

Intermediate/Advanced

Wednesday 6:30-9:00 PM

Instructor:
Margaret Tassi

Work on building basic throwing skills and techniques. Projects are offered just as in other classes, but might be adjusted to meet one’s own experience level. Two new projects offered and demonstrated monthly. Studio members may choose this ongoing course as part of their $145 membership.

Wheel Throwing Class

Beginner/Intermediate

Thursdays 6:30-9:00 PM

Instructor:
David Arnegard

The emphasis is on developing good throwing techniques. Learn and understand simple forms like bowls, mugs, plates, and vases. New projects and demonstrations are given monthly. Studio members may choose this ongoing course as part of their $145 membership.

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Wheel Throwing Classes

Beginner/Intermediate

Saturday 9:30AM-12:00 Noon

Instructor:
David Paulley

The emphasis is on developing good throwing techniques. Learn and understand simple forms like bowls, mugs, plates, and vases. New projects and demonstrations are given monthly. Studio members may choose this ongoing course as part of their $145 membership.

Hand Building Class

Beginner/Intermediate

Monday 6:30-9:00 PM

Instructor:
Samantha Morris

Clay slab, coil and pinch techniques. Projects range from decorative and artistic to functional pottery such as cups, bowls and plates.

There are two concurrent classes. For students using clay for the first time, all materials are provided, and the course is 8 weeks long. Tuition is $325 for the full course.

Studio members may choose the ongoing course as part of their $145 membership.

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Sculpture Class

Beginner/Intermediate

Tuesday 7-9:00 PM

Instructor:
Cindy Chan

Learn how to make a 3 dimensional design on ceramic tiles or a simple beginning clay sculpture. All glaze and colored slip techniques included.

There are two concurrent classes. For students using clay for the first time, all materials are provided, and the course is 8 weeks long. Tuition is $325 for the full course.

Studio members may choose the ongoing course as part of their $145 membership.

Studio Booking

Book your studio time via simlpybook.me

Studio Booking via Simplybook.me

Welcome!

You can use this site to book time on the wheel, hand building or glazing. You may book slots up to 1 minute before the time slot if one is available. Please do not come into the studio unless you have checked that there is an open slot available. If your schedule changes and you are unable to make your time slot, please cancel your booking so it is available to someone else.

We are open from 9:00-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday, and from 9:00-1:00pm and 6:30-9:00pm Monday through Friday. If you are a key member you may continue to come in 24 hours.

The studio will be closed for the the following holidays:

Easter – April 4th

Mothers Day – May 9th

Fathers Day – June 20st

4th of July – July 4th

Thanksgiving – November 25th

Christmas – December 24th-26th

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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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