Pottery Wheel Throwing

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Introductory 2 hour workshop - includes instructor

The introductory pottery wheel throwing / clay making workshop allows students to learn how to throw on a  potter's wheel and hand build over the course of two hours.  These workshops are limited to 8 people to maximize student time with  the instructor. 


 Details:

  • Cost: $68.00.
  • Price includes instructor, 2 pounds of clay and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.
  • Your work will be ready to be picked up in 4-6 weeks following your workshop.
  • Available by appointment in Olean, NY, Ellicottville, NY and Oakville, ON.
     

Open wheel session - unsupervised

Already know how to throw? you can rent our wheels for some diy time! Available in 1-hour sessions which include up to 45 minutes on the wheel and 15 minutes of active cleanup.
Recommended to students who completed at least two regular throwing classes with our wheel instructors,  or anyone who has equivalent wheel throwing  skills and would like to use the wheel completely on their own. No  supervision or guidance in wheel throwing is provided by staff- you are  just renting the wheel time. Each session includes the use of tools,  There is no limit to the quantity of thrown pieces you  can make during your wheel time. 


Details:

  • Cost: $50.00 per hour
  • Clay $5 per pound. Optional firing/glazing $10 extra per person.
  • Your work will be ready to be picked up in 4-6 weeks following your workshop.  

Two hour private wheel session - includes instructor

Receive personalized one-on-one instruction from our instructors and spend more quality time working on specific aspects of wheel throwing. Alternately, for couples, you can make this private class a fun and creative date out of it -like in the movie "Ghost"!

One on One Private Lessons are available for a single person or a couple with one of our instructors  which includes everything in the 2-hour basic wheel class. Because of the lower enrollment in this session, based on the progression of class there may be an opportunity to throw more pottery pieces on the wheel or develop better throwing skills at no additional charge. It all depends on the attention and ability and how each student progresses during the class. 


Details:

  • Cost: $195* for a single person and $299* for a couple  - no discounts available
  • Price includes instructor, 2 pounds of clay per person and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.
  • Your work will be ready to be picked up in 4-6 weeks following your workshop.
  • Available by appointment.  


Pottery Airbnb experience - includes instructor

With guided, professional instruction, you'll have a fun and creative time making one  item out of clay on a pottery wheel. It takes about 1/2 hour to make your item, and you can engrave it or decorate it after. You can take the pottery home with you the same day you make them, or—if you'd like—we can fire "your work, g"laze "it, and ship it to you for a small fee.


Details:

  • Regular $199 - limited time discounted at $49 per person 
  • Price includes instructor, 1 pound of clay and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.
  • Your work will be ready to be picked up in 4-6 weeks following your workshop.
  • Available by appointment on Airbnb site only.  

Pottery wheel throwing

Aspiring-potters let their inner artists out while working with clay and creating their own item 


Options:


  • Pottery Wheel Throwing for One ($99 value) - One person session includes: 1/2 lb. of clay, use of tools and 1/2 hour studio time.
  • Pottery Wheel Throwing for One or Two ($199 value)- One or two person session includes: 1 lb. of clay, use of tools and 1 hour studio time. Session can be used  by one person to make two items for one hour, or can be split between two people,  each making one item  for half hour since you will be on wheel at the same time.
  • Pottery Wheel Throwing for Four ($399 value) - Four person session includes: tutorial, 2 lb. of clay, use of tools and 2 hour studio time. Each  person will make one item on the wheel and will hand build additional  items.
  • Pottery Wheel Throwing for Eight ($799 value) - Eight person session includes: Tutorial, 4 lb. of clay, use of tools and 2 hour studio time. Each  person will make one item on the wheel and will hand build additional  items.

Details:


  • Cost: discount of 50% off or more
  • 1/2 pound of clay per person and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.
  • Your work will be ready to be picked up in 4-6 weeks following your workshop.
  • Available by appointment. Must purchase voucher via Groupon and present  voucher at time of booking. Taxes not included, payable at time of booking.

Two hour FAMILY wheel session - includes instructor

Enjoy a relaxing, creative time playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel, Lead by an experienced instructor, this fun, and informative workshop is designed for those who are curious about clay. Clay tools and firing/processing are included.


 Details:

  • Regular $199 - limited time discounted at $49 per person (minimum 2)
  • Price includes instructor, 1 pound of clay and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.
  • Your work will be ready to be picked up in 4-6 weeks following your workshop.