San Jose Ceramics Workshops

Our San Jose ceramics workshops are taught by well established artists who inspire others and freely share their tips and tricks. Come to our ceramic workshops, get inspired and learn new techniques.

Glazing Workshop

Glazing Without Fear
Date: May 18
Time: 1:30 to 4:30 pm
Course Description: This course is designed to teach tried and true glazing techniques. You will receive a tour of our glazes, learn application techniques and be taught the do’s and don’ts of successful glazing. While students will have some time to glaze pots, the workshop is primarily lecture and demonstration.
Skill Level: Open to all
Instructor: Joanne Brice and Geri Peterson
Cost: $85

Handbuilding Workshop

Handbuilding 101
Date: April 13
Time: 1:30 to 6:30 pm
Course Description: Learn the fundamentals of handbuilding from a pro. This class will explore, slabs, coils and pinching forms. Possible projects include spheres, mugs, trays, and succulent vases
Skill Level: Open to all
Instructor: Jamie Meador
Cost: $120

Handbuilding Workshop

Working with Slabs
Date: May 4
Time: 1:30 to 6:30 pm
Course Description: Learn to use tarpaper forms to create slab built mugs, vases, planters and bowls. This popular workshop is an excellent introduction to working with slabs of clay. Many students complete 4 to 6 pots in this one-day workshop.
Skill Level: Open to all
Instructor: Elaine Pinkernell
Cost: $120

Throwing Workshop

Making Dinnerware
Date: June 8
Time: 1:30 to 6:30 pm
Course Description: In this hands-on workshop, students will make a set of dinnerware. The set will include a dinner plate, bread plate, salad bowl and cup. The trimming and glazing portion of the workshop will be demonstration only. Participants will have to complete these tasks on their own.
Skill Level: Ability to center 4 lbs.
Instructor: David Johanson
Cost: $120