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Book a One-Time Pottery Class
$85 - Two Pieces of Pottery

Our One-Time classes let you explore the artistic fun of creating pottery through either throwing or handbuilding. We walk you through the steps as you create 2 pieces - once to teach you how, and a second time to let you practice the techniques you've just learned. At the end of class, select your glaze options, and we finish and fire your pieces in our kilns. (We like all participants to know that when working with clay there is a chance a pot may face challenges during firing. We try our best to make it right for you on the off chance this should this happen to your piece.)


Our classes are designed for adults. Teens ages 13-17 may join if there is an adult with them taking the same class. Once your pieces are ready for pickup, we'll notify you by email - typically about 3-4 weeks. Scroll down for more details on the different classes offered.

Dec 11 - Dec 17















​​Video courtesy of American Bar Association, shot and edited by Ezra Spurrier.

About Our One-Time Classes


We teach two different techniques in our One-Time classes - Potter's Wheel (throwing) and Handbuilding. Read below for details on each of the different techniques.


Suggestion: plan ahead - classes typically book full two to three weeks out, especially on a weekend.

  • Handbuilding class is on Friday afternoon

  • Potter's Wheel classes are held Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

  • One-Time Wheel and Handbuilding is a combo class held Sunday afternoons


Here's more detailed information about the two different techniques we teach in our one-time classes at Throw Clay LA:


POTTER'S WHEEL - Never thrown? Haven't since high school? Our fun one-time wheel class walks you through turning a piece of clay into a piece of pottery to treasure. In class, our instructor teaches the techniques for throwing on the wheel. You will have the opportunity to create two pieces on the potter's wheel. At the end of class you will select glaze colors for your pieces and we'll take care of the rest - two firings and applying your glaze choice. The video above lets you know what to expect when you come to the studio for the first time.


HANDBUILDING - Experience the flexibility of handbuilding through slab techniques. Each week is a different project as we rotate through these four options:

  • Two trays -- useful for appetizers, keys, jewelry, etc.

  • Two planters for those plants

  • Two cups for your favorite drinks

  • A lidded pot (a clay container with a lid)


COMBO CLASS - Sunday afternoons at 2:30PM we offer a class that lets you try both creative techniques - one pot thrown, one pot handbuilt. We encourage you to try wheel as well as handbuilding, and this class lets you try both in one session. Consider signing up for a six-week course once you know which form is your favorite.

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