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Immerse yourself in a two-hour pottery wheel workshop that offers an all-inclusive creative experience. Each guest is provided with 5 lbs of premium clay and access to studio tools, allowing them to shape and mold their vision with precision and finesse. After you have worked your magic on the pottery wheel, we take care of the firing and glazing process, ensuring that your raw clay creations are transformed into beautifully finished pieces. Whether you choose to craft one large masterpiece or two smaller ones, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination. And to enhance the atmosphere, feel free to bring your own beverage of choice. Join us for an unforgettable workshop where artistry and relaxation intertwine, leaving you with cherished pottery creations and wonderful memories to treasure.

Discover the Art of
Pottery Wheel Throwing

Master the fundamentals of pottery wheel throwing in this immersive intro class. Ideal for ages 14 and up, this experience offers a hands-on opportunity to explore the mesmerizing world of clay crafting. Under Jeff’s expert guidance, you'll learn the essential techniques and skills needed to create your own pottery design. From shaping clay on the spinning wheel to refining your form, each session is an opportunity to delve deeper into the creative process. Seating is limited to ensure personalized attention, with only 8 guests per class. Reserve your spot today .

Your Pottery Wheel Experience

  • Practice Ball of Clay: Each potter receives a practice ball of clay to familiarize themselves with the material and techniques before starting their project.

  • Instructor-Led Demonstration and Instruction: Jeff, our experienced instructor, conducts a demonstration at the beginning of the session, guiding potters through proper posture and essential techniques for pottery-wheel throwing.

  • Step-by-Step Guidance: Throughout the session, Jeff takes potters through each step of the pottery-wheel throwing process, ensuring that they understand and practice each technique effectively.

  • Personal Creative Time: Everyone can then enjoy around 45 minutes of the session working on their own piece, applying the skills learned to express their creativity.

  • Pottery Color Selection: Potters can choose their preferred pottery color for their project, adding a personalized touch to their creations.

  • Finishing Touches by Jeff: Once the pottery piece is completed, Jeff takes care of the drying, coloring with glaze, and firing processes to ensure a superb finish. Finished pieces are typically ready within approximately 30 days.

Pottery Wheel Studio Pass

Get the Pottery Wheel Studio Pass*, enjoy a four-week exploration, suitable for all skill levels. Craft cups, bowls, plates, and more while receiving individualized instruction and demonstrations from our expert teacher. Explore your creativity and immerse yourself in the art of pottery!
* Excludes materials and tools

Sculpture And Hand
Building Open Studio

Ideal for experienced students, this 2.5-hour studio session offers ample time for creative exploration. Please note, materials and firing fees are not included, but clay is available for purchase onsite. During this session, students have the freedom to pursue their own projects without instructional guidance.

Date Night
Pottery Class

A romantic evening perfect for dates or anniversaries. Enjoy the serene ambiance of our outdoor setting as you explore pottery wheel crafting with demonstrations and expert guidance. With clay, glaze, and firing included for two pieces, explore your creativity and create lasting memories together.

Corporate Team Building Events

Impact your team's collaboration with a pottery wheel workshop tailored specifically for your business. Immerse your team in a hands-on creative experience that encourages communication, fun and team spirit. Our workshops provide a dynamic platform for team building, employee recognition, and fostering a positive work culture and can be at our studio or your preferred venue.

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Special Occasions and Groups

Whether you're celebrating a bridal shower, birthday, anniversary, or family gathering, our workshops provide a unique and memorable experience for all. We also welcome art therapy groups, recreation groups, scouts, charter schools, and home schools to join us for enriching and immersive workshops.

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What Our Visitors Say…

4.9 rating of 136 Google reviews

Meet Jeff

Our Pottery Classes Are Taught By Art Wheel Owner, Accomplished San Diego Ceramic Artist Jeffrey Kirkeeng. Jeff, a San Diego Mixed Media Artist Making Ceramics, Sculpture, Base Relief Sculpture, Drawings, Paintings, Art Installations, And Mosaics artist is also available for commissions. Art Wheel Studio provides fun experiences on the pottery wheel. We are in an outdoor environment, steps from the beach, and are walking distance from many restaurants and microbreweries as well as a nature center and wetland walking and biking trails...

Where to find us

Art Wheel Studio, 133 Elder Ave.
Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Call Jeff 619-920-6864
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