Turn your creative ideas into impressive and useful pieces in our ceramics classes. Learn how to center clay on the wheel, throw it into simple forms, and use tools to shape your thrown cylinders, bowls, and plates. Create functional and decorative pieces with a variety of hand-building techniques. Learn tips and techniques for firing and glazing your clay creations into finished pieces. Build on your mastery of these basic techniques to improve your control and express your artistic ideas more effectively.
Current Ceramics Classes
Develop your hand building and surface decoration skills from the comfort of your home! This online course will teach you how to hand build functional and decorative objects while taking into consideration design elements in the development of form. Several... More about Handbuilding from Home
In this remote learning class, with weekly demos, learn the basic handbuilding techniques of pinching, coiling, kurinuki and slab building. The focus of the class will be on making functional work and exploring various surface treatment/decorating techniques. In this class... More about Handbuilding Functional Ceramics: Beginning and Intermediate
Take the opportunity to practice the skills taught in class at your own pace. Open lab is only for registered students enrolled the current quarter in a ceramics class. Please wait until after your first in-class meeting to attend any... More about Open Ceramic Lab