Hand Build Pottery Class

Use air dry clay to create your own pottery in this Oakland workshop.

2 hours Class size 1 to 15 (public classes), 5 to 30 label $70

Play with clay and hand build your own pottery piece with this workshop in the Bay Area.

Your instructor Antonia will walk you through every step as you learn techniques like coiling, pinch pulling, and rolling slabs. This is a great class for beginners and an excellent way to dip into a new creative activity.

You'll get all the supplies you need, including air dry clay and the tools to sculpt your pieces. There's plenty of time to ask questions and get expert guidance as you learn.

This is a great activity to celebrate birthdays, bridal showers and anniversaries. It also suitable for friends or a team building activity with an artful spin. When your workshop is over, you'll leave feeling proud of the pieces you've made and positive about the quality time spent with others.

Please note: Public dates for this class require at least 3 guests to run. In the unlikely event that we don't reach this number, we'll cancel the class; in this case we'll inform you and allow you to get a refund or reschedule, so please watch your email/SMS one day prior to the class.

Knowledge required
No previous skills required.
What you'll get
Attendees will get to take home a one of a kind piece made by themselves!
What to bring
An open mindset!
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or bachelorette party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 8 years old).

An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mom, Father's Day gift or birthday gift.


Oakland, CA

Exact location is masked for privacy. You'll automatically get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher can also travel within 15 miles of Oakland, to a venue of your choice for a private class

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Antonia Lara Sanchez
Antonia Lara Sanchez

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Antonia is a Chilean interdisciplinary artist. She focuses her work on story telling and the healing nature of art. Antonia was born in Santiago, Chile and immigrated with her family to Mobile, Alabama at the age of two. She moved back to the motherland as a teenager and lived in Vina del Mar, Chile until she graduated as a designer. From 2017-2021, she worked as a design educator in Providence, Rhode Island throughout middle schools and high schools from the Providence Public School District. She continued her work as an educator in Oakland, California, until May of 2023.
Antonia connects her work to healing due to the value that it has brought into her life. She sees exploring mediums and dedicating time into her crafts as a spaces where curiosity and play are welcome. She currently shares her knowledge with others through workshops, throughout the Bay Area as well as virtually.

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