Pottery Wheel Throwing (Age 10 up) is Appointment required with an instructor. Currently only available based on studio availability. Homeschool and after school programs scroll to end of page.
Private Wheel Throwing lessons and small group classes (up to 3 people) are available. By appointment only. Must be ages 10 and older for pottery wheel throwing. Younger students have an additional an fee.
Open studio time for Wheel Throwing is also available after completion of 3 private lessons. Must be 18 years for older, and have wheel throwing experience. Must pass our studio test to qualify. Please call for more details.
We DO NOT LEASE KILN SPACE. We DO NOT fire outside clay or ceramics. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Whats it Cost?
- Wheel Throwing ONE TIME Special: $55.00 +plus tax per person.(up to 3 people at one time) Includes: Instruction for up to one hour. ONE project made on wheel and the firings for that project. Project will be ready in 2 week to come back to paint,no additional cost. Additional Clay and glazes can be purchased for additional cost. Must return with in 30 days to complete project. We are not responsible for your unfinished projects after 30 days. Reservation only. Age 10 and older. When making reservation please mention one time special.
- Small, wheel throwing group: $255+tax Includes up to 4 people. Up to 3.5 hour lesson with two instructors to giving attention to everyone. One project each made and glazing and firing for the items. Additional clay and firing are available for additional cost. Can paint same day with clay paints or schedule a time to come back and glaze with in 30 days. BYOB available.
- Adult: Wheel Throwing Class: (AGE 18 +) Limit of 4 students, $265 for a two hour, six week class includes one block of clay and firing for the items made in class. The last class will be glazing. Bring a friend, relax and leave with some great projects. All levels welcomed. Just schedule a time with our Instructor: Amy Mangis or Katie
- Kids: Wheel Throwing Class: (AGE 10 +) Limit of 4 students, $225 for a 1.5 hour, five week course. Includes clay and firing for items made. The last class will be glazing. All levels welcomed. Just schedule a time with our Instructor: Amy Mangis or Katie
Wheel Throwing break down: $30.00+ tax per person, PLUS price of clay used ($12.00 per pound) or in 25 pound block for $35.00+tax (includes bisque firing).New 1/2 block option. $25.00 +tax (includes bisque firing) A glaze fee per piece made, ($7.00) includes all under glaze paint colors (over 60). Specialty Glazes are extra they are priced per color. Reservation only. We can only accommodate 4 people at one time. Lessons are up to 1 hour in length.
This is appropriate for ages 10 and older.
For children under the age of 10, there will be an additional fee of $10.00. No child under 7 will be permitted to use the pottery wheel. This is because of the strength that is needed to throw.
*Must come back to glaze with in 30 days from lesson.
Open Studio for ADULTS (age 18 and over only): $15 per hour, must purchase clay (priced per pound, or purchase by block or box), trimming fee if needed and pay a firing fee. Must qualify first with 1 to 3 private lessons. Click link below for skills needed to qualify for open studio. Tools available for purchase or rental for fee. Appointment required.
Click here for additional information: Qualifications for Open Studio
Hand Sculpting: Ages 9 and older please* $28.00 +tax all inclusive: Includes one hour of sculpting time with guidance from staff, 1 pound of clay and clay paints. If additional instruction is needed our rate is $10.00 per hour for an instructor. Additional clay can be purchased for larger projects. If you want a one on one lesson people let us know this prior to your reservation there will be an additional fee of $10 for us to sit with you while your sculpt. *All children must be supervised by adults while sculpting project. We take every precaution that your project won’t explode in kiln. This is why we have this strict age requirement and supervision the whole time.
Instructor rate, $10.00 per hour Please make a reservation.
Open Studio for Clay Sculpting. $15.00 per hour, buy clay and tools pack. Pay for glaze firing per project based on size of item. Ages 18+ MUST Pre-qualify.
If you wish to glaze your item you will need to make a return visit to glaze your items.*
*All Clay Project can take 2 to 3 weeks to complete from start to finished product. This is based on dry time for the clay! Please plan accordingly. All projects made on wheel must come to glaze within 30 days or projects will be disposed of. This is due to our limited space at studio you will be contacted several times before we dispose of project.
Saturday Clay Class for kids: With appointment starting October 2017.
We offer Saturday classes for kids 3 classes for $120+tax wheel throwing or hand-building projects made depending on ages. Pottery wheel the first and second class we will make 2 projects on the wheel each class. The third class is our glaze day! Ages 8 and older recommended or this class.
ART After School and Home School Classes:
Our next session will be starting in Mid January Call if interested in signing up. 412-486-2184
Our after school art programs below:
Thursdays: 4:30 pm to 5:30/6 pm (project depending on time). 8 week course. Ages 7 and up. Pottery wheel, clay sculpting, painting pottery, canvas, glass and so much more!! Different project made each week!!! Your amazing artist will love this course. We only take 8 kids! So sign up soon. $180+tax. Call to register. Starts on Thursday September, 28th and runs to November 16, 2017. ONLY 8 students will be taken for this course. 8 Different projects made! Minimum of 4 students needed to run course.
Thursday: Home School: Sculpting Afternoon: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Home School, Ages 6 to 14) Limit of 8 students. Five clay sculpting projects. We will provide all materials and supplies needed to create these awesome projects. And as always have a fun and safe environment for all ages, sign up soon before they fill up! Minimum of 6 students needed to run course.
Friday: After School Class Mixed Media (4 week only $100): 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm (Ages 7 to 14) Limit of 8 students. 2 clay sculpting projects, 1 paint your own pottery project, and last week will be canvas painting.Join us for our ART After School Club. This is a five week course exploring art! This is a mixed media course, exploring different mediums and making six different projects. We will provide all materials and supplies needed to create these awesome projects. And as always have a fun and safe environment for all ages, sign up soon before they fill up! Minimum of 6 students needed to run course.
Kids Wheel Throwing Class. (Ages 10 to 16) limit of 4 students, $225 for a FIVE week class. 8 projects made on the pottery wheel, the 5th class is glazing. Instructor: Amy Mangis We will provide all materials and supplies needed to create awesome projects. As always have a fun and safe environment for all ages, sign up soon before they fill up! Minimum of 2 students to run. Thursday or Friday times open.