Thrown Elements classes

New class start every 8 weeks!

$325/8 week session for Adults
$235/8 week session for Teens

Each 8 week session includes: up to 25 lbs. of clay, glazes, all kiln firings and free additional open studio time. Check out our full Calendar.

2017 Class Session Dates

Session 1January 8th - March 4th
Session 2March 5th - April 30th (No class Sun, Apr. 16th)
Session 3May 1st - June 26th (No class Mon, May 29th)
Session 4*June 27th - August 26th (No class Tue, July 4th - Sat, July 8th)
Session 5August 27th - October 23rd (No class Mon, Sept. 4th)
Session 6October 22nd - December 23rd (No class Tue, Nov. 21st - Thur, Nov. 24th and Sat, Dec. 2nd)


*To accommodate for school schedules, Weekday Summer Teen Wheel classes do not follow Session 4 dates.

Beginner Classes

Learn the basics of wheel-throwing and hand-building. Perfect for getting your hands dirty, whether you’ve never touched clay in your life or you’ve thrown before and need some refreshing.

Once you get a feel for it, create basic functional (such as bowls, plates, mugs, and vases) and sculptural objects, and learn basic glazing techniques.

Beginner Class Times:
Monday: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-1:00pm
Wednesday: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-1:00pm

Adult Begining class
Adult Intermediate - Advanced class

Intermediate & Advanced classes

Already mastered the basics of wheel-throwing? Want to work more independently and gain constructive feedback? Use a range of techniques to achieve your own technical and conceptual goals. These classes focus on altered forms, combining thrown elements, surface treatments and more! This class is for adults only.

Intermediate/Advanced Class Times:
Monday: 10:00am-1:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-1:00pm
Thursday: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-12:00pm

Teen / Tween Classes

All the skills and messiness of our adult classes, tailored to our younger artists. Our small, supportive 8 week classes provide your teen with instruction on wheel throwing, handbuilding and glazing. They will create hand made pieces while being encouraged to express their individuality and creative side.

Teen Class Times:
Saturday: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Sunday: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Adult Begining class

Private Lessons

Looking for a more personalized experience? Sign up for a private lesson or set of lessons with one of our talented teachers. Call 847.818.1313 to arrange. ($60/hour)   semi-private for 2-5 people($50/hour per person)

On-line Registration

For a listing of and to register for all our classes (private lessons not included) see our Events Calendar.