Tallahassee Clay Arts offers a fully equipped private studio for you to learn and explore clay techniques. Register for a workshop or sign up for a fun evening just trying clay.
All classes at Tallahassee Clay Arts - 1118 Brandt Drive
Try Clay - An Introduction to Wheel Throwing - $30
This one night class is for those who have little or no experience and want to try clay on the wheel. This two hour class introduces you to throwing clay so you can see if you like it. Class size is limited to six so you will get personal instruction on basic pottery techniques. You can make up to five pieces. Keep anything you make for an additional $10 each with glazing. Because you are working with wet clay, there is nothing to take home. Glazing sessions are scheduled about three weeks after you make your pieces and these will be ready in another three weeks for pickup. Please call if registering children under 14. Maximum of 6 participants.
Friday Evenings from 7:00 to 9:00
Tuesday Evenings from 7:00 to 9:00
Saturday Mornings 11:00 to 1:00
Beginner Wheel - $125
This is a four week wheel throwing class for beginners. Classes will be on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 8:30. Each class is limited to three participants so you will get personal instruction. You will learn to center, create bowls and cylinders, practice trimming and glaze your finished pieces. Clay is $17 for a 25lb bag. Call to 850-766-2157 to arrange your start date and customize your lessons.
Maker Day $20 - $35
Learn new techniques in a fun environment. Classes on Saturday once a month from 11-2pm. Glazing by appointment three weeks later. All materials included. Class minimum 3 - maximum 8 Saturdays 11- 2 pm. Lower prices for current members.
Large Mugs $25/$20 - January 18
Flower Bowls $25/$20- February 8
Bird Houses $35/$25 - March 14
Sgraffito Tiles $20/$15 - April 18
Small Dishes $25/$20- May 16
All five classes $100/$75
Tile Mosaics - $85 start February 6 OR April 2
In this four session workshops, you will design tiles in clay to create a mosaic that is glued and grouted on a 18 inch square concrete board. The finished piece is ideal for a backsplash or table top. Workshop sessions are on Thursday nights from 6:30 to 9:00 starting February 6 or April 2. Class limited to 5 participants and minimum of 2. All materials included. Call 850-766-2157 to register.
1st Session - Design your idea, cut out tile from slabs, add texture.
2nd Session - Glaze
3rd Session - Assemble your work on cement board
4th Session - Grout
February Class FULL
Raku - $20
Experience the excitement of Raku firing. Bring your own bisqued fire ware or purchase ware for a small fee. All glaze and firing material supplied. In this process you will glaze your work and place in a Raku gas fired kiln where the glaze will melt in about 20 minutes. The red hot piece is pulled out and placed in combustible materials transforming the glaze. When cooled you scrub and reveal the crackles, copper flashes and carbon markings. Minimum 3; Max 8 Classes are from 11 - 3 pm
LOCATION: 1816 Mahan Drive
January 25, February 22, March 28, April 25
All dates subject to change if there is bad weather.
When you register you will be asked to pay for your session using Pay Pal. If you prefer to pay another way, call or text 850-766-2157 to discuss options. Buy a Membership to get reduced pricing on some classes. You can cancel your time through your email confirmation up to 2 days ahead and request rescheduling. Bookings close 24 hours before scheduled class times. Call to arrange other times not listed if you have a group of three or more people.