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Intro to Clay: Session 1

Beginner Course

  • 375 US dollars
  • Clayroom San Mateo

Class Description

Mondays @ 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 8 - February 12 with Kelsey Segasser Tuesdays @ 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 9 - February 13 with Kelsey Segasser Wednesdays @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm, January 10 - February 14 with Ilke Luna Wednesdays @ 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 10 - February 14 with Alissa Mittl Thursdays @ 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 4 - February 8 with Karen Laing Saturdays @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm, January 6 - February 10 with Bennie Roekchairasmee This intensive six week course is an excellent introduction to ceramics for students who are interested in throwing on the wheel, trimming work, surface design techniques, glazing, and hand-building which can be incorporated into wheelwork or explored independently. This class is designed for beginners with little to no ceramics experience who are looking to gain an overview of the art form. Week 1: Ceramic Studio Etiquette and Safety, Intro to throwing Week 2: Trimming Week 3: Surface Design & Glazing Week 4: Hand-building Techniques Week 5: Workday, Demos as needed Week 6: Glaze Fest Note: Prior experience is not required. Class includes: - 25 lbs of clay - 6-weeks of 2.5 hours of instruction - Unlimited use of studio during open studio hours - Firing fees - Glazes

Upcoming Sessions


Class Fees & Schedule: - Class fees cover instructed class time (as listed in specific class schedule), use of tools and equipment, open studio hours, studio glazes and kiln firings - Pottery class fees include 25 lbs of clay - Classes are subject to change if the minimum student quota (7) isn't met - Class switches will only be available one week prior to the commencement of classes and are 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 class - No “make-up” classes are given but drop-in's are welcome in another class if space permits - For adult classes, participants must be at least 14 years of age Personal Belongings: - Any items left behind 30 days after the final class meeting may be discarded without notice Refund Policy: - Class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable - Refund or credit (minus $20 processing fee) if a cancellation request is received at least TWO WEEKS prior to the start of class - Cancellation requests 48 hours or less than to start class, a credit (no refund) MAY be granted 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 Student Open Studio Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10AM - 6PM Friday - Sunday: 10AM - 9PM Hours subject to change upon five days' notice

Contact Us

  • Clayroom San Mateo

    3050 South Delaware Street, San Mateo, CA, USA

    (650) 638-8139

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