Create in Clay School of Ceramics

Gaskill

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Master ceramicists guide pupils as they glaze & fire two pieces of pottery in traditional Japanese style.

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  • $42 for a two-hour BYOB paint-and-fire pottery workshop for one (an $85 value)
  • $79 for a two-hour BYOB paint-and-fire pottery workshop for two (a $170 value)

During each workshop, five to eight pupils receive two small pieces of traditional Japanese raku pottery. After glazing their ceramic pieces, students help instructors fire the piece at a high temperature. Then, while the piece is still hot, staffers transfer it to a closed container filled with flammable ingredients, such as paper or sawdust. The combustibles then catch fire and trace intricate patterns and vibrant colors onto the pottery. All clay, firing, and materials are included, and students leave class with two finished pieces. Classes can be scheduled from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday–Thursday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Create in Clay School of Ceramics

Entrenched in the eclectic North Oakland and Berkeley art scene, Create in Clay School of Ceramics unites a fine-arts gallery of locally produced wares and an art-instruction facility under one roof. Inside the roomy studio, master ceramicists impart pottery-forging know-how to students, who perch behind 10 ceramics wheels and multiple hand-building stations as they create, glaze, and fire custom pieces. The seasoned artisans tailor each tutorial’s subject matter to guests’ individual skill level, striving to keep class sizes small to ensure unrestricted interaction and afford pupils the chance to ask questions about what to do when clay is haunted by ghosts.

Customer Reviews

71 Ratings

Prepare to get messy and have a lot of fun! Lauren was a great teacher and you'll be amazed what you can create!
Celeste W. · September 15, 2014
Great hands on learning. I truly felt empowered to create my own masterpiece.
Melissa A. · September 2, 2014
Really friendly, knowledgeable and good instruction. Will definitely go back.
Susan K. · August 18, 2014
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