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Dynamic Forms & Surfaces (Session 5)


  • 370 US dollars
  • 17th Street

Service Description

This class is held at our Potrero Hill Studio Dynamic Forms & Surfaces Thursdays @ 6:30 PM June 20th - August 1st **No class on July 4th (Intermediate) 6-weeks of wheel throwing designed for those individuals who are already acclimated with wheel throwing, but want to further their skills and take it to the next level. - 25 lbs of clay - 6-weeks of 2.5 hours of instruction - Unlimited use of the studio during open studio hours - Firing fees - Glazes Week 1: Darting Week 2: Carving Students will be exploring the possibilities at the wheel vs not, how you can combine the two. When certain textures work better, what we're looking for to know the timing is good, what tools work better than others, carving technique Week 3: Altering Altered rims, altering cylinders halfway and then shaping to see how they change (we can focus on doing this just with the form but for my class we also added slip, added texture and then continued to shape the pot), wrapping pots with a string and then continuing to shape, changing wheel direction mid throw to see how it changes the form/texture, shaping narrow spiral cylinders, intentionally collapsing cylinders in areas Week 4: Piercing Students will focus on lanterns, collandars/berry bowls Week 5: Slip & Underglaze Students will focus on using slip and underglaze to bring texture to their pieces and how to use oxides and glazes to accentuate those textures. Week 6: Glazing Overview: All work must be glazed for final firing by the end of class*. DOUBLE CHECK all work to make sure there is NO GLAZE on the bottoms.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Fees & class schedule: Class fees cover instructed class time (as listed in specific class schedule), use of tools and equipment, open studio hours, studio glazes and firing up to 25 lbs of clay. Additional work may be fired for a fee. Pottery class fees include 25 lbs of clay + wood classes include all lumber Classes are subject to change if minimum student quota isn't met (7 students). Class switches will only be available 1 week prior to the commencement of classes and based on the capacity of classes at time of request.​ Attendance: It is mandatory for all students who are new to the studio attend the first week of classes. No “make-up” classes are given but you're more than welcome to drop-in on another session if there is an opening or absence. For Adult classes, Kids must be 14-years old or older Personal belongings: Any items left behind 30-days after last class may be discarded without notice. Refund policy: Class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Refund or Credit (minus $20 processing fee) if a request for refund is received TWO WEEKS and only two weeks before the start of a class. Credit (no refund) with less the 48 hour notice ONLY if your spot can be filled. No refunds or credits after attending 1st class. Classes missed due to failure to attend, planned absences, minor illnesses or vacations will not be credited for future classes. One-Time class registrations such as Drop-In Clay or Friday Night Clay are considered final ONE WEEK before start of class. Open studio hours for students: Monday- Thursday: 10AM-6PM Friday & Saturday: 10AM-9PM Sunday 10AM-7:30PM (Hours subjected to change upon five days' notice)

Contact Details

  • 1431 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

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