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Give it a whirl!
throwing + Trimming

for 1 or 2 people

Try a private two week pottery course! | customizable class schedule

       Two 1.5 hr                         $175 for 1 person               Commercial Street

        sessions                          $ 350 for 2 people             

Service Description

No experience necessary - Try pottery without committing to a month-long course!


You will receive 90 minutes of hands-on one on one instruction per class session. The first class will be devoted to basic wheel throwing techniques, while the second class will be devoted to trimming on the wheel as well as surface design application.

All tools and supplies will be provided, a step by step demonstration will be included, and you will have the opportunity to walk away with finished ceramic works.


You will be given three 1 lb balls of clay from which you can create. Should you wish to keep what you make, one finished work is included in the class price. However, additional pieces (up to 3 total) can be finished for $10 a piece.


Your chosen piece(s) will be glazed and fired by Wyeth in the available color of your choosing. Your handcrafted work(s) of art will be finished and ready for pickup 2-3 weeks after your second session!

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

  • 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

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule, please contact us at least seven days prior to the start of your class/lesson.







Contact Details

3192 Commercial Street, San Diego, CA, USA

6039212670 (feel free to call or text!)

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