Beginners welcome!  Come prepared to learn something new and be ready to get a little dirty. 

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Pottery Wheel

Take our pottery wheel for a spin!

Learn to throw pottery on a wheel in our introductory classes. Classes include instruction in basic wheel throwing and the fundamentals of working with clay. Learn the skill of centering and evenly distributing clay plus learn hand-building techniques.  We provide classes for beginners and those with previous experience who need a refresher of the basic skills. The registration cost includes all supplies, storage and kiln firing, plus time to glaze creations during open studio time.

Adults

Adults/Teens 16+

Get Centered

Beginner’s instruction in wheel-throwing

During each 5 week session, participants will learn the basics of wheel throwing and hand-building to create clay pieces that are both fun and functional.  All clay pieces are fired in the kiln and glazed during the final class then left at the studio for firing. 

Fall Session One

Thursdays, September 1-29

5:30-7 PM

$250 per 5 week session

4 spots available

Instructor: Christina Elkins

REGISTER

Adult Try-It Class: Not ready to commit but want to just give it a try? This class offers one time instruction in wheel-throwing and will also include hand-building instruction for adding details/handles. You will create two pieces during the try-it class.  All pieces will be fired to bisque in our kiln and then you can come back and use our glazes to complete your artwork. 

 

$65 per class

Visit the STUDIO EVENTS page to view our upcoming try-it class schedule.

Clay Date 

Join in on one of our Friday night date nights! You'll get to try out the pottery wheels and learn the basics of wheel throwing.  Check out the upcoming dates under our try-it schedule on our events page. Participants must be 18 and up. 

 

Or book a private try-it clay date or party.  Bring a date, make it a girl's outing or even a family event (kids must be at least 9 to participate).  $250 for up to 4 guests and then $50 for each additional guest (up to 8) It's a great way to celebrate a birthday too!  

Kids

Ages 9 & up

Seize the Clay!

Instruction in wheel-throwing & hand-building for kids aged 9-15. 

During each 5 week session, participants will learn the basics of wheel throwing and hand-building to create clay pieces that are both fun and functional.  All clay pieces are fired in the kiln and glazed during the final class then left at the studio for firing. 

 

Fall Session One:

Tuesdays, August 30th-September 27th

5:30-7 PM

Instructor: Christina Elkins

$225 per 5 week session

6 spots available

REGISTER

Kids’ Try-It Class: 

One time instruction in wheel-throwing & hand-building (just like the adult class).  You will create two pieces during the try-it class.

All created pieces will be fired to bisque in our kiln and then you can come back and use our glazes to complete your artwork!

$65 per class

Register for one of the following dates:

Tuesday, August 23, 5:30-7 PM

Tuesday, August 30, 7-8:30 PM

Tuesday, September 6th, 7-8:30 PM

Things you need to know:

We provide clay, tools, wheels & instruction plus open studio time to use glazes for a ceramic finish.  We do not provide aprons so dress for a mess or bring your own apron! Some of our classes are held outside of regular business hours.  The instructor will be ready for you and will let you into the studio right at class time.

Open Studio Pass

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Contact us!

We generally respond to website messages in 24-48 hours.  For a quicker response, call or text the studio or send an email to artbusnwa@yahoo.com

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