Frequently Asked Questions
When are classes held?
What is your cancellation policy?
Where should I park?
How long are the classes?
- Our pottery wheel class will last about 1.5 to 2 hours, depending upon class size and how well the students move through the various steps. Smaller classes will generally run quicker than the larger ones … but it won’t last longer than 2 hours. Of course, the memories will remain.
- Our hand-building classes will usually last about 2 hours, depending upon class size.
- Glazing your pottery pieces at your next visit should take about an hour.
- Our mosaic classes generally last about 2.5 hours. But we don’t kick you out … if you want to take longer, go for it. It is all about the art and your enjoyment.
- Our glass fusion classes average about 3.5 hours. Our instruction and a hands-on demonstration usually take about 25 minutes, and then you can take however long you need or want. It might be 2.5 hours or 4.5 hours. Leave the rest of the world behind and don’t worry about the time.
What do I wear to the pottery classes?
Dress comfortably. We have aprons, but you might still get a little clay on you. Clay, after all, is just mud, and it will wash off. That said, we suggest casual attire. No Gucci shoes, Prada pants or cashmere sweaters … that would just be silly. Your nails will likely get dirty, so don’t waste a manicure by having it done a few days before class.
What does multi-visit mean?
How long does it take to finish my pottery piece?
After creating your piece, the piece needs to dry slowly for about seven to 10 days and then we fire it in one of our kilns. That process takes approximately three weeks. Then you can make an appointment to come by to glaze your piece. We fire it again in one of our kilns, and it will be ready 10 to 14 days later. We promise that it’s worth it! We will hold your piece for 90 days and then discard it, due to space limitations.
Do I have to come back on a specific day to glaze my piece?
You have up to 90 days after your class to come back to glaze your piece. Please schedule your glazing session online so we can be sure we have space for you.
How long does the glazing session take?
Glazing your piece should take approximately 1 hour. We’ll be happy to see you again! Book your glazing session now.
Do I need to make an appointment to pick up my piece?
No … mostly. Your pottery pieces, once glazed, will be ready for pick up no later than two weeks after you glazed them. With your fused glass pieces, email us a copy of the picture you took of your piece on the day you created it. We’ll respond by email with an update on your piece. Some pieces need to be fired two or three times, so it might take a few weeks to complete. Once we let you know your piece is ready, come on in!
Oh, and if we are teaching a glass fusion class at the time you walk in, it might be a moment before we’re able to dig right in to find your piece … just because our attention is on the class in front of us. If you are choosing to just “stop in” and see if your piece is ready (not sending a picture first), we’ll go hunting … but it might take a few minutes.
Why do I need to send a picture of my glass fusion piece?
Are there any classes you can do in a single day?
Is there a minimum age?
Do you host group events?
How many people can you accommodate for a group event?
- For wheel pottery, 14 people is our max but we’ve found that a group of 12 is the best size so that everyone gets the amount of guidance they need from our instructors. Sharing is caring.
- For glass fusion, most classes are 10 people, but we can expand that depending upon the date, day of the week and time of day. With our can-do attitude, we can host groups and corporate events for up to 35 people.
- For the mosaic classes, we aim for about 10 people at a time, but we’ve hosted plenty of events with up to 25 people. We are flexible depending upon the date, day of the week and time of day.
- For our glazing sessions, usually we cap that at 10 people per session.