Hand Building Pottery Course

Learn how to create pottery without a wheel in this handbuilding course in Seattle!

6 x 2.5 hours Class size 1 on 1     label $375

Express your creativity while creating functional homeware in this ceramics course in Capitol Hill. In this four-week course, you will learn the basic techniques of hand building.

Your instructor provides a supportive and comfortable environment where you will feel at ease and focused. If you're starting from scratch and looking to learn a new craft, it will be worthwhile to learn from a professional. This will start you off on the right track, clue you into pro tips, and allow you to get personalized assistance for your goals and needs.

What you'll learn:

  • pinching, coil and slab building techniques
  • refining and trimming work
  • surface decoration

Learning a new hobby, especially something as soothing and hands-on as ceramics, is a great way to unwind. You can challenge your brain with a new skill and maybe even discover a new passion. Learn the ceramics process from start to finish in this hands-on course.

Knowledge required
This class is beginner friendly and best suited for adults.
What you'll get
A knowledge of the basic techniques of hand building and the projects you build and complete.
What to bring
You should wear clothes you don't mind getting clay on. Clay will come out in the wash.
Session repeats

This class series runs over 6 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.


Seattle, WA

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Hand Building Pottery Course location
Your teacher
T Stefanski Ceramics
T Stefanski Ceramics

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T. Stefanski / Taylor Stefanski is a ceramicist from Everett, Washington.

Their work explores concepts of imperfection through meditative repetition - expressed in the hand building process. Each of their pieces are one of a kind and made primarily using a coil building technique. Where she rolls each coil by hand to create each unique form.

Graduated from Cornish College of the Art with a focus on printmaking and sculpture. Their ceramic work is carried in a variety of stores in Seattle, Portland and LA.

She has been teaching for over four years and currently teaches hand building classes at her studio in Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle.

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