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Kids Clay Class Wednesdays @10:15AM

Over the course of 4 weeks, your child will learn the ins and outs of all things pottery!

  • Starts Jul 17
  • 340 US dollars
  • E Street

Available spots


Service Description

For ages 8-12 years old ONLY! Please note that in an effort to keep these courses as hands on as possible, class sizes are small. Classes fill up quickly! No Experience necessary! Over the course of 4 weeks, your child will be taught the fundamentals of wheel throwing - from wedging and centering, to pulling walls, trimming your vessel, and glazing. Handbuilding will also be explored, as students learn to alter and decorate their wheel thrown vessels.   These lessons will be tailored to their specific needs and interests, as they work at their own pace, and receive two hours of instruction per class session.  All tools and materials are provided, and the cost of firing their work is included! Course Breakdown: Week 1: - Studio, tools, and equipment overview - The timeline of pottery making - Wedging - Centering, opening, and wall formation/pulling - Removing your work from the wheel - Studio cleanup  Week 2: -Maintenance of works in progress - Review centering, opening, and wall formation/pulling - Shaping the walls - Exploration of pottery tools - Advanced techniques - Creating texture on the wheel Week 3: - Working with leather hard surfaces - Trimming techniques  - Carving and adding surface detail - Pulling handles - Attaching hand-built details to wares - Preparing wares for their first firing Week 4: - Bisque firings vs. glaze firings - Applying wax resist on the wheel and freehand - What is glaze and how to work with it - The differences between underglaze, brush-on glaze, and dipping glaze - How to dip glaze your wares


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

This small, three person, business runs solely on appointment based scheduling. Thus, your mindfulness and consideration of our time and resources is greatly appreciated. Rescheduling Lessons, classes, and drop-in time may be rescheduled one (1) time, free of charge, but must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the scheduled session.  ​Cancellations Lessons, classes, and drop-in time may be canceled for a full refund up until 1 week prior to the scheduled session.  For cancellations made within 1 week of the session, there is a fee equal to 50% of the cost of the original booking.  Workshop tickets are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled.​ Party Modifications No refunds will be made for those in your party unable to attend. However, if desired, a voucher can be provided for a future communal session. Please note: This policy does not change for unexpected life events, obligations or illness.   There is absolutely no refund or rescheduling for no shows.


Contact Details

  • 937 E Street, San Diego, CA, USA

    8585853250

    info@pinch-studio.com


LOCATED WITHIN THE SAN DIEGO MADE FACTORY

AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

 

2031 COMMERCIAL ST. SAN DIEGO, CA

92113 UNITED STATES

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