Have you ever wanted to try your hand at clay?  Have friends in town and need a fun activity? The Private Class in Clay option is the perfect class for you.  Pick a time slot, wear some old clothes and we will provide a knowledgeable instructor who will guide you through the process of either hand building or the potter’s wheel.  Pieces will be ready 3 weeks after date of appointment. 

Art by Appointment hours:  Monday-Friday

  • 1:00-2:30 pm
  • 3:00-4:30 pm

Saturday

  • 10 am - 11:30 am

Project Choices

  • Hand Building project choices: Functional serving piece such as a tray and/or bowl, casserole dish, bird and/or candle house, face mug, vase, clay whistle, small planter 
  • Wheel Throwing:  Small bowls and cylinders
  • Sculptural Animal Totems:  Bear, fish, turtle, bird
  • Independent Study:  A project of your own design. Work with an instructor to create that signature piece you have always wanted. Student needs to communicate with instructor before class date start about supplies, clay choice, and other materials if needed.  *May require more than one class and/or studio time to complete.

Tuition

  • 1 person private Class (all ages): $120 / student / 1.5 hours 
  • Ages 4 and under (must be accompanied by an adult): (1 hour), $40 per student 
  • Ages 5-20: (1.5 hours), $75 per student
  • Ages 21 and above: (1.5 hour), $85 per student

Other Choices

  • Face Jugs: 3lb jugs made to order.  (1 to 1 ½ hours) $85 per piece. Students learn how to apply the face. (Must reserve 2 weeks prior)
  • Ornament Painting: 5 ornaments for $20.  Ornaments will be fired at the end of the week and available for pick up the following Monday.  1 hour time spots available. 

Terms & Conditions

*Fee includes 6lbs of clay, instruction, glazing, and firing.  Please understand we strive to deliver back to you a perfect piece of pottery, glaze colors have a range of possibilities, clay has a mind of its own, and things happen.

**10% service charge for 10 or more students

***A credit card reserves your spot.  No shows are charged the appointment fees.  Cancellations day of are charged 50% of the appointment fees.  Special firings for rushed completion cost is $50.  Special glaze request, multiple colors, cost is TBD based on complexity (instructor has right of refusal).  $25 packing and handling for all appointments requiring shipping, separate from shipping charges.

To Schedule

To schedule a time, please complete the form below. Someone from our Ceramics department will be in touch with you soon to confirm.


Scheduling Request: Private Clay/Ceramics Lessons

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