Hand Building with Clay

Hand-Building with Clay: Unleashing Creativity in Two Hours
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Discover the joy of sculpting and crafting with clay in this dynamic two-hour hand-building workshop. Whether you're a seasoned potter or a complete beginner, this class offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the tactile world of ceramics. Guided by our experienced instructor, you'll learn essential hand-building techniques and have the freedom to shape your imagination into tangible works of art.

What You’ll Learn: 

  • Fundamental Techniques: Gain proficiency in the core hand-building techniques including pinching, coiling, and slab-building to create a variety of forms.
  • Expressive Creativity: Learn how to translate your artistic ideas into clay, exploring various shapes, textures, and designs.
  • Surface Decoration: Experiment with surface treatments, such as carving, slip application, and glazing, to add depth and character to your creations.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Develop the ability to troubleshoot and refine your work, honing your craftsmanship.

What’s Included:

  • High-quality clay
  • Basic sculpting tools
  • Glazes and underglazes
  • Firing services for completed pieces

What to Bring:

  • Comfortable clothing that you don't mind getting dirty
  • Apron or smock (optional)

Who Should Attend:

  • Enthusiasts of all skill levels, from beginners to experienced potters, looking to explore the world of hand-built ceramics.

Cancellation Policy:

If unable to cancel within 48 hours, class credit will not be issued. Please refer to the FAQ for detailed cancellation policy.

Meet your Instructor


Meet Jess & Owner of Ctrl + Alt + Create

Jess has a love for many crafts, her expertise lies with collage art and hand building with ceramic clay. Her creativity lies in the realm of surrealism, making her class environment an "out of this world" experience.

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Cosmic Art Haus is a communal space where artists of all stages can be amongst one another and create.

At our studio you can feel confident in trying new things by taking a class or coming in to explore a new medium for the day.

We also offer memberships for artists who are looking to feel inspired while immersed in their community.

Our goal is to provide a safe space to nurture your creativity! We can't wait to be apart of your artistic journey <3