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  • What kinds of sessions are offered?
    We offer hand building and pottery wheel throwing classes. We offer a wide range of classes to fit your schedule and skill level. If you have never touched clay or are just starting to get back into it, we have you covered. We offer both one-time drop-ins and regular weekly classes. From time to time we offer special workshops and the details will be updated on the website.
  • Are these sessions for all age groups
    Anyone over the age of 7 can participate. It requires a bit of strength and patience to work with clay.
  • I am a beginner and have never worked with clay. How do I select the appropriate session?
    If you have never worked with clay before and don't want to commit to weekly classes, you could try our one time drop in session. If you want to learn the entire process of making pottery, then you could sign up for our weekly classes. We do blocks of 5 sessions. During this time, you will learn to throw on the wheel, trim and decorate your pots, and complete it with glazing.
  • What can I expect in a typical single session
    You can expect to have an immersive pottery experience in a relaxed and beautiful studio setting with a soothing music in the background. A quick demo will be offered which sets the tone for what to expect during your own exploration with the clay. You are free to work with the clay and make as many pots as you could during your session. The instructor will be there throughout the time, offering constructive feedbacks and corrections to help you succeed. At the end of the session, you get to select the glazes for your pots. The fired pots will be ready for pickup in 2 to 3 weeks time.
  • When can I pick up my pots after I complete my session?
    The short answer is, it takes anywhere from 2 to 3 weeks to get your pots back. If you are interested to know the entire process, please read on. Unlike many other art forms, ceramics takes time. Just to give an overview of the process involved, once the pots are made, they are left to dry and firm up a bit for a day or two. Once ready, they are trimmed and embellished (if handles need to be attached or any other finishing touches) to give a finished look. The pots are then stored away to dry slowly and evenly (to prevent cracking). Once they are completely dry to the touch (which can take anywhere from a few days to a week depending on the humidity level and thickness of the pots) they go into the kiln for their first firing (also known as bisque firing) where the pots are fired to 1900 degrees. This is a slow firing and takes anywhere between 14-16 hours to reach the temperature and another 24 hours to cool down - in total about 2 days. After removing the pots, they need to be sanded for any rough edges, bottom waxed, glaze applied, and fired again to 2200 degrees. This glaze firing takes another 2 days to fire and completely cool down before your pots are ready to be unloaded and ready for pickup.
  • Is it possible that my pots don't survive the firings?
    Yes, it is possible. There is a considerable amount of physical and chemical changes happening to the clay while they are drying and during firing. We try to control many of these factors but despite our best efforts, mishaps like pots cracking, exploding during firing or glaze running, can happen. Having said that, most of our firings are pretty successful and in case of an accident to your pot, you can come back and make the piece again for no extra charge.
  • Are the pottery made in your studio food safe?
    Yes, all the pots made in our studio are food safe, dishwasher safe, and microwave safe. However, to increase the longevity of the pots and to avoid chipping, we recommend washing by hand. Dark clays tend to get more hot in the microwave so please exercise caution.
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