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Best Pottery Classes in Seattle

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FayeZart
1806 NW 70th Street
Seattle, WA 98117
206.719.4207
http://www.fayezart.com

Faye is a talented artist and potter. She teaches both kids and adults, of all skill levels, during her classes, school break camps and parties. Adults can learn the potters wheel, demonstrations on functional forms and hand-building. Kids get to become super creative, mixing clay, sculpting, arranging mosaics and recycling all at the same time. Check out class schedules and prices online.

Dahl Arts Studio
7712 Simonds Rd NE
Kenmore, WA 98028
http://www.dahlartsstudio.com

If you’re just thinking about pottery, but not sure, why not try a one-time experience potter’s wheel workshop at Dahl. This workshop will introduce (or re-introduce) you to the basic skills of working with clay on the potter’s wheel and will provide you with the understanding of what it takes to use the wheel. No previous experience is required. The workshop includes a demonstration, hands-on clay experience, materials, firing and all the tools you’ll need. Plus, there are ongoing classes for kids, teens and adults. You’ll learn functional hand built pieces and sculptural work using various techniques as well as the pottery wheel. Class descriptions and times are online.

Pottery Northwest
226 First Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
206.285.4421
http://www.potterynorthwest.org

If you have always wanted to try throwing on the wheel, or you did it some time ago and can’t wait to get back, Pottery Northwest has a great class for you to learn the fundamentals of working with clay, centering, throwing cylinders and bowls, making handles and attachments, as well as glazing and decorating. There are also hand-building classes, line and ceramic sculpture classes, wood firing classes and more. Pottery Northwest has been a non-profit arts organization in Seattle since 1966!

Pottery Loft Studio
5507 S. 2nd Ave
Everett, WA 98203
425.344.4748
http://www.zhibit.org/profile/potteryloft

You can learn to use the pottery wheel, or to sculpt and handbuild your own masterpiece. Learn to glaze your pieces as well. The class will be tailored to your needs, no matter what your skill level. Enjoy and learn the clay art process from beginning to end. Look for special evenings like girls nite out, date-night out, and family night!

Throwing Mud Gallery
2212 North 30th Street
Tacoma, WA 98403
253.254.7961
http://www.throwingmudgallery.com

Throwing Mud Gallery is a working pottery studio and contemporary crafts gallery located in the historical Old Town District in Tacoma. Check out the friendly pottery studio for both beginner and experienced potters to enhance their creativity while playing with clay. Take a Try It class, a one-time two hour session to try wheel throwing and see if you like it. Then, sign up for a 6-week pottery class within 3 months, and you will receive a 10% discount!

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