Adult Pottery Classes

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 Wheel Throwing: Beginners/Intermediate

  • Mondays
  • August 21st - October 16th // NO CLASS September 4th
  • 6:30 - 8:30pm
  • $245 + $25 materials fee

CLASS FULL // Please Register on Wait List Below!

Experience the magic of working on the potter’s wheel by learning the basics of centering, throwing bowls and cylinders, pulling handles, trimming and glazing to create your very own masterpieces.  More advanced techniques and demos will also be offered for intermediate throwers. All pieces will be fired and glazed with dinnerware safe glazes--suitable for eating or drinking out of, or putting into the dishwasher and microwave. This is a 8-week course.

Meet the Instructor: Joy Alice Eisenhauer 

Class size is limited to 5 students, so register early!   

Open Access for Painters & Potters

  • Wednesdays
  • Aug. 23rd - Oct. 18th
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • $110 + materials fee: For Painters: $15 materials fee // For Potters: $25 materials fee (See below for materials fee details.)


Join us for Open Access: Painters & Potters, a fun studio session for artists of all levels. During this 9-week Open Access session, you have complete access to the studio and materials. Bring your own ideas for projects and a desire to create while you enjoy the community of other painters and potters.

Registration for Open Access includes all Wednesday evening Open Access hours--come and go as you wish! This is an excellent opportunity to continue your artistic practice in a supportive and casual environment. Please note that Open Access does not include any instruction or instructor time. You should be a proficient working independently as a painter or as a pottery in order to register for Open Access.

Required prerequisite for Open Access Potters:

In order to enroll in Open Access: Potters you must have previously completed a pottery class at Tinker Art Studio. 


Open Access for Painters--the materials fee includes use of our paints (acrylics) as well as other non-consumables such as brushes. It does not include canvas or other materials. If you'd like to purchase a canvas (16"x20" or 12"x16") you may do so at the studio, or you may bring your own.

Open Access for Potters--the materials fee includes one 25-lb bag of clay, glaze, and firing fees. 

Pre-registration: Open Access: Painters & Potters is currently open on a pre-registration basis pending finalizing a proctor for the class. Please click to pre-register if you'd like for us to hold you a space in the class. We will then email you to inquire if you would like the space as soon as registration opens. 

Cancellation Policy:

  • A minimum of 3 students must be enrolled in order for class to be held. We will notify you if your class might not run due to low enrollment.
  • Payment is due in full at time of registration. The Materials Fee is a non-refundable deposit. In the event of a cancellation, tuition will be refunded up to 10 days prior to the start of class. Within 10 days of the class start date, class tuition is non-refundable.