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Pottery Wheel Basics

This class is for the complete beginner. If you want to try pottery but never had the chance, this class is for you. Held in the heart of New York City and taught by an experienced instructor, you will leave class having been introduced to the fundamentals of pottery wheel making.

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  • 18 and older
  • $96
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  • 756 10th Ave, New York, NY
  • 2 hours

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What you'll learn in this pottery wheel class:

If you're curious about pottery making and want a crash course on the basics, give this NYC class a go! It's a chance for complete beginners to try their hand at wheel throwing. No experience is necessary.

In this pottery class, you will be shown the basics via a short demonstration of how to make a cup or bowl shape on the pottery wheel. Then, you'll be guided along as you try it yourself. You'll be able to try and try again until you get a piece that you love. The last fifteen minutes of class is dedicated to clean up. This class includes one fired piece per person to be picked up in one week.

Whether you're looking for date night ideas, team building activities, or just something fun to try this weekend, this pottery wheel class is a great option. Come sink your hands into some clay and make a piece of glazed pottery that you'll be sure to treasure!

Knowledge required:

  • None, totally beginner-friendly.

What you'll get:

  • Materials to work with, plus one fired piece that will be glazed for you.

What to bring:

  • Wear clothes you don't mind getting messy and tie your hair back. We suggest trimming your nails before the session and removing jewelry from your hands and wrists.

Is my Piece ready for Pick up?

Because Pottery NYC works with several third party companies we do not send out pick up reminders. It is the responsibility of the student to set a reminder that their work will be ready for pick up one week after the date of their class. The works are kept for a 14-day grace period for pick up. Works "expire" three weeks after the meeting date of your class.

Refund Policy

No refunds, but can reschedule if student notifies us more than 24 hours before class.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

Reviews of Classes at Ceramics on 10th (20)

(4.6-star rating across 20 reviews)
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Reviewed by Amy C. on 7/16/2024
    I had so much fun in this class! It’s definitely trial and error to get a feel for it but I found it really enjoyable and satisfying. The instructor was very nice and have very clear directions. I’m looking forward to seeing my pieces fully glazed next week.
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Reviewed by Sinead M. on 5/23/2024
    Booked pottery class for 4 on a Sunday for me and my sisters, no one was at the studio and it was fully closed. I tried to reach out to the studio with no answer, also reached out to coursehorse for a refund with no answer. $350 down the drain.
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Anonymous review on 5/4/2024
    Celia was great! She was super informative and patient with everyone in the class.
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Reviewed by Tracy B. on 4/1/2024
    This was a great experience and the instructor, Emerson, was very knowledgeable and helpful. If you are looking to try pottery and using a wheel, this is a perfect place.
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Anonymous review on 4/1/2024
    Super fun! You can make as many pieces you want within 1h 30min free wheel and fire one favorite piece. Great instruction, cool and chill vibes!
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Anonymous review on 3/19/2024
    I love the class settings and the lead instruction’s teaching method. It is worth to try!
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Reviewed by Andreson B. on 3/2/2024
    The class was fun and very easy to understand. Our instructor was engaging with the class as a whole and everyone individually during the process. I will definitely recommend.
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Reviewed by Jasmine R. on 2/19/2024
    The class was great and the teacher was so helpful. I truly enjoyed the experience.
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Reviewed by Vanessa S. on 1/29/2024
    Lou was an amazing teacher, I would love to take more classes!
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Reviewed by Dean O. on 1/22/2024
    Lu was great, accommodating and made everyone feel comfortable. And great playlist.
  • Pottery Wheel Basics

    Reviewed by Charmaine P. on 7/14/2024
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    Reviewed by Feisal A. on 5/24/2024
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