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Pottery Wheel Throwing

Pottery making for couples

 Available by appointment in Olean, NY, Ellicottville, NY and Oakville, ON. 


Classes are held every day but fill up fast. Please text 716-244-2074 / 289-201-5180 or email artventuresstudios@gmail.com if you can't find the day/time you need. We might be able to add a class just for you or add you to a wait list.

Private Two-Hour Pottery Class

The introductory pottery wheel throwing / clay making workshop allows students to learn how to throw on a  potter's wheel over the course of two hours.  These workshops are limited to 2 people to maximize student time with  the instructor.  In this session Students usually get up to 90 minutes on the wheel with the instructor and have free time to handbuild for the remainder of the class.  


 Details:

  • Cost: $199.00 
  • Price includes instructor,   1/2 pound of clay per person  and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.
  • Available by appointment in Olean, NY, Ellicottville, NY and Oakville, ON.

Two-Hour Pottery Class

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.  Students usually get up to 30 minutes on the wheel with the instructor and have free time to handbuild for the remainder of the class.  


 Details:

  • Cost: $68.00 - book this week for any time this year at $24 per person
  • Price includes instructor,   1/2 pound of clay per person  and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.
  • Available by appointment in Olean, NY, Ellicottville, NY and Oakville, ON.

Two-Hour Couple's Pottery Class

The introductory workshop allows students to learn how to throw on a  potter's wheel and hand build long stem roses as well as other items.  These workshops are limited to 8 people to maximize student time with  the instructor. Students usually get up to 30 minutes on the wheel with the instructor and have free time to handbuild for the remainder of the class.
Details:

  • Cost: $68.00.
  • Price includes instructor,  1/2 pound of clay per person  and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.

Two-Hour Pottery Class for Children (Ages 4-12)

The introductory workshop allows children 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.  Students usually get up to 30 minutes on the wheel with the instructor and have free time to handbuild for the remainder of the class.  ONE ADULT PARTICIPANT REQUIRED.
Details:

  • Cost: $68.00.  - book this week for any time this year at $19 per person 
  • Price includes instructor,  1/2 pound of clay per person  and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.
  • Recommended for ages 4-12

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:

  • 1/2 pound of clay per person and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.

Two hour FAMILY (and/or FRIENDS) clay and wheel session

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:

  • Cost $69 - book this week for any time this year at $35 per person  (minimum 2)
  • Price includes instructor,  1/2 pound of clay per person and all materials. 
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.


Mini Clay wheel workshop

Create a beautiful ceramic bowl on the potter’s wheel. Or you can practice! If you have already taken the intro class you can now take the workshop as a practice class!

Details:

  • Cost:$25
  • Price includes 30 minutes on the wheel including clean up, no instructor.
  • Clay $5 per lb
  • Optional firing/glazing $10 per person.