Your first class will start on the FIRST Monday of the month 2/6 from 7pm to 9pm. Classes are then held on Mondays for four sessions total. Students are welcome to practice from 10am-10pm daily at the studio with the exception of other class times.
Chicago February Mondays 4pm-6pm: Introduction to Wheelthrowing
Our beginner classes are 4 sessions, starting with an introduction and basics of centering, opening, pulling walls, preparing your piece for firing by trimming, and then glazing.
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Clay, Tools, Supplies
All clay tools and supplies are provided, please just come wearing comfortable clothes you are okay getting clay on. Some darker clays may stain, but our class clay typically comes out in the wash. Please note class clay is for studio use only and we ask students not make work larger than 10in in any direction.
Please arrive about 5 minutes before the class begins so we can check you in. At the first class we'll give you the student door code which works between 10am and 10pm daily with the exception of other class times.
We will provide a door code for student practice hours between 10am and 10pm with the exceptions of other class times at the first class. If you forget it or miss it no problem! Just email us and we will help you out.
Our classes are paced for and primarily booked with adults, we do allow ages as young as 12 and older, but ask that you visit us first if booking anyone into a class below the age of 16 to ensure that it is a good fit for them.
By booking our class you will be agreeing to our cancellation policy, which is:
With at least 48 hours notice before your class starts (your first class session) you may:
After the 48 hour period, or if your class has started, we are unable to offer these two options, for any reason including COVID, illness, injury or unexpected travel.
If you need to reschedule or cancel, contact us here. Classes are offered in 4 week blocks and we are not able to separate the individual sessions. If you would like, we are offering additional Rescheduling Flexibility for $25, in addition to our class policy. You can add that option by clicking here.
Missing a Class
The first class is foundational to the entire series; we strongly recommend that if you are unable to attend the first class that you consider joining us for another month when you can attend them in sequence. For the other classes, if you are unable to attend or miss a week, you can make it up by attending another regularly scheduled session. Please email us to confirm availability.
Our email is firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions you can reach out to us! We also provide resources for our students in our resources and FAQ tab, so check it out!
Location: The Pottery Studio | 2525 N. Elston Chicago IL
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