IMG_3049Scenic City Clay Arts offers  classes in handbuilding and wheel-thrown pottery. In addition, we have regular one-day workshops on Saturdays.

Class Descriptions:

Classes last for either  6 weeks or 8 weeks and instruction fee is $265.00 and $300.00 and includes clay  (25 lbs, includes all firing fees) Tool Kit available for purchase. Course fees also include one free studio session each week during the class. Each class is limited to 8 students for the wheel classes and 8 for handbuilding classes so reserve your spot in our online store

Each class is designed to give you the best possible outcomes, and classes build on the skills learned in previous sessions.

Beginner 1 wheel Almost all shapes are based on two fundamental forms: the cylinder and the bowl. Learn how to wedge your clay, how to make cylinder and bowls, glaze your work.

Beginner 2 Wheel: An opportunity for potters looking for a quick tune up at the wheel or who would like to continue learning. Students should have prior experience at the wheel either elsewhere or through the Beginner 1 class.
Children’s Classes
Children’s’ Sculpture Class Feb
Childrens Beginning Clay
HandBuilding Classes

Handbuilding 1 will introduce you to many clay techniques from coils, slabs, molds, and alternative methods for producing pottery. Anything made on the wheel can also be produced by hand.

Handbuilding 2 :

You will be introduced to more techniques that build on those in beginners class. Working with slabs, patterns, texture and simple mold making.

For all classes, please bring a towel and wear old clothes.

Beginning Wheel Classes

Beginner 2 Mondays March 5th – April 9th 6p-8:30p, , Cost: $265.00

Beginner 1 Tuesdays March 6th – April 10th , 6p-8:30p, Cost $265.00

Beginner 1 Wednesdays March 7th -April 11th 6-8:30pm, Cost $265.00

Children’s Classes
Sculpture Class 2/13/18 – 3/13/18 4:30-6pm Tuesdays 5 week Class 4 weeks working on sculpture and 5th week for glazing Each week children will make a different animal sculpture all Materials included (8-13 years old) Cost $175.00
Children’s Beginning Clay Tuesdays 3/27/18 – 4/24/18 4:30-6pm5 week class 4 weeks of projects and 5th week glazing. This class is for students with little or no experience in clay. You will learn coiling , pinching , soft and firm slab construction, 8-11 years old All materials included $175.00

Intermediate Wheel

Appalachian Face Jug Workshop is an exploration of our roots and history. There will be an exhibit showcasing Face Jugs and Quilts. We will then let you transform your jugs in your own style.
4 WEEK FACE JUG WORKSHOP WITH MARK ISSENBERGThursdays Jan 18th-Feb 8th 2p-5p $195.00 8 Openings

Beginning Hand Building

Handbuilding 1 Wednesdays Jan 10th – Febuary 28th 8 weeks, , Handbuilding 1 Wednesdays 11:30-2:30pm Cost $300.00 4 SPOTS LEFT

Handbuilding 2 March 14th – May 2nd Wednesdays 11:30am-2:30pm * weeks Cost $300.00

One Day No Experience Necessary

More Classes Coming Soon

No Refunds on Classes and Workshops