Pottery Lessons are one thing you do not have to force children to do. They love to get their hands into the clay. And even though they might not admit it so fast, so do adults. There are pottery studios in the San Francisco, California area that have pottery lessons for the whole family. Visit them and find the one that has the pottery lessons that are perfect for you time wise, skill wise and instructor wise. You just might be surprised at how much talent you have hidden inside.
Ruby’s Clay Studio, San Francisco, has pottery lessons for all levels. They meet at the same time, in the same class. The lessons are geared for the beginner, but the more advanced students will get individual attention. There are four different pottery classes going on at any one time, two in the morning and two in the evening. They have drop in hours where the most experienced potters can come and use the studio, but they have strict qualifications. They also give back to the community by working with local non profit organizations and schools. They are located at 552A Noe St
San Francisco California 94114.
The pottery lessons at The Clay Studio in San Francisco are eight week lessons. The sessions for 2007 are :
April 30-June 25
June 27-August 21
August 27-October 22
October 24-December 22
At The Clay Studio, taking pottery lessons can be a family affair. They have pottery lessons for adults: Beginning Ceramics, Beginning II, Continuing Ceramics and Handbuilding. For Children & Young Adults it is broken down into age groups 5 – 6 yrs,7 -9 yrs, 9-12 yrs and 13- 17. They are located at 61 Bluxome Street, San Francisco, California 94107
Blossom Hill Pottery has eleven classes going on all the time
They have an annual sale where the students work is the main attraction. Pottery lessons are given six days a week and some of the lessons available are Beginning Slab Workshop where you learn to make slab built pots and Wall Art where you learn create, raku fire and embellish Slab Wall Art plaques with fabric, metal, shell and stone. They are located at 15900 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, California 95032, just a short drive south of San Francisco.
The Black Leopard has a lot going on. Their pottery lesson are on going. Start when you want and the classes are no more than three students. It is as close as you can come to having a private lesson. These classes meet for 2-1/2 hours once a week, Mondays through Wednesdays. With a choice of times. They have a special four week session of lessons for kids and open studio time for the most experienced potters. They are located at 2213 Radio Ave.
(by appointment only) San Jose, California 95125