Learn the foundations and hone your skills with friendly and knowledge-a-bowl instructors. Connect with friends and the clay community in a comfortable and fully-equipped studio.
In each three or six week course, participants will explore new techniques and leave with the pieces they create.
Each course focuses on a single technique. We offer Intro to Wheel, Intro to Hand Building, Intermediate Wheel, Intro to Sculpture, and other 6-session classes. Check out current offerings here.
Class Details: 6 Sessions | 2.5 hours per session
Group classes with individualized instruction
Studio access to practice independently
Included in tuition: up to 25lb of clay, glazes, and firings. Additional supplies available for purchase
Remember, bring an apron or clothes that can get dirty!
Intro To Wheel Throwing
Harness centrifugal force to form clay into basic forms like tumblers and bowls!
You'll learn how to center clay, pull walls, trim, finish and glaze your wheel thrown pieces!
We've got the wheels, you bring your focus and determination.
Intro to hand building
Take things a bit slower than wheel throwing and learn to form clay with just your hands, water, tools and molds.
Make mugs, bowls, platters and more from coils and slabs.
Experiment with carving, adding texture, and painting with glazes and underglazes- all with your own two hands!
Intermediate & Advanced Classes
Continue building off of your foundational skills in Next Step Wheely Throwing, or challenge your self with Tableware on the Wheel!
Stay tuned for updates about new class offerings, and learn more about becoming a Turnagain Ceramics Studio member!
Sign up for a three session Skill Building class like Throwing Big, or a Project Based class like Pierced "Berry" Bowls.
These classes are great opportunities for students and members to expand their pottery horizons and build new pottery skills right near Downtown Anchorage.