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Just Try It – Beginning Pottery

Just Try It courses include one 3-hour class per week, toolkit, clay, glazes and firing! Students make many items – all food-safe, non-toxic, microwave and dishwasher safe!

Please review our cancellation policy before purchasing tickets. There are no refunds or deferrals once class begins.

Don’t see an open class? We offer new 6-week classes every two months. Sessions are Jan/Feb, Mar/Apr, May/Jun, and so on. We post the new classes about 6 weeks before their start dates.

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Just Try It Classes

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BEGINNER CLASS – UPGRADE

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Want more time to practice? Check out our JTI Upgrade!

Just Try It – Tuesday Afternoon

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Keith offers a relaxed & supportive approach to teaching how to make pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $349.00 18 tickets left

Just Try It – Tuesday Evening

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Joey offers a straight-forward and fun method for making functional & decorative pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 11 tickets left

Wed PM Intro to Hand-Building

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Priscilla offers a straight-forward and fun method for making hand-built, functional & decorative pottery -- Wednesdays 6pm-9pm. Instruction includes slab construction, pinching, coiling, handles, textured surfaces, and glazing! …

Get Tickets $399.00 9 tickets left

Just Try It – Thursday Evening

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Greg offers a relaxed & straight-forward approach to making pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 14 tickets left

Just Try It – Saturday Morning

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Anthony offers a fun and practical method for making functional & decorative pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 16 tickets left

Just Try It – Saturday Afternoon

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Jamie offers a fun and practical method for making functional & decorative pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 13 tickets left

Just Try It – Saturday Evening

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Stacy offers a straight-forward and supportive approach to making pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 12 tickets left

Just Try It – Monday Morning

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Nic offers a relaxed and supportive approach to teaching you how to make functional pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 17 tickets left

Just Try It – Monday Evening

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Beginners welcome! Jake offers a fun & practical approach to teaching you how to make pottery on the wheel...

Get Tickets $399.00 12 tickets left

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One-Time Mini Pottery Workshop

Try our new mini pottery workshops for beginners…great for couples, friends, small groups, and individuals.

Enjoy a small group lesson with step-by-step instruction. Course includes guided 2-hour lesson, tools and clay, choice of glaze colors, and kiln firing.

Take A Spin students get their own wheel, and the instructor pre-centers your clay. Let’s Roll students arrive to pre-rolled slabs of clay and individual workspaces in our hand-building classroom. Items are fired, finished, and ready for pickup within 4-5 weeks.

Please review our cancellation/refund policy before purchasing tickets. There are no refunds, make-ups or deferrals once class begins.

One-time classes are offered year-round. Check back often for more options! Please note: if you have a gift certificate, you will need to call or email us to register.

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One-Time Classes

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Projects Classes – Handbuilding & Intermediate Wheel

All of our project classes include open studio time. Clay and tools are sold separately.

Projects Classes

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Tues AM Hand-Building with Lynn

JTown Clay 520 N 7th St., San Jose, CA, United States

Hand-building projects class with Lynn Wood... slab construction and fun surface textures...!

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 11 tickets left

Wed AM Wheel Projects with Gay

JTown Clay 520 N 7th St., San Jose, CA, United States

For intermediate students, let's explore production shapes & glazing techniques to unify your work...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 7 tickets left

Wed PM Wheel Projects with Jamie & Dan

Higher Fire Downtown 499 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA, United States

Join Jamie & Dan for a jam-packed wheel projects class this autumn...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 6 tickets left

Thur AM Hand-Building with Joey

JTown Clay 520 N 7th St., San Jose, CA, United States

Joey's hand-building class explores coil, slab, and kurinuki techniques with rough & rugged surfaces...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 10 tickets left

Thur PM Wheel Projects with Jonathan

JTown Clay 520 N 7th St., San Jose, CA, United States

Join Jonathan for a wheel project class with emphasis on functional ware for fall...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 15 tickets left

Fri PM Wheel Projects with Chris

JTown Clay 520 N 7th St., San Jose, CA, United States

For intermediate students, super-charge your centering & pulling while learning more extreme shaping methods...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $399.00 12 tickets left

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