Workshops & Events at Good Dirt LA

INTRO TO POTTERY – One-time class: $60
Dates & Times:
Fri 10/26, 7:30–10:00pm
Sun 10/28, 4:30–7:00pm
Sun 11/4, 4:30–7:00pm

If you’re brand new to working with clay or would like to become more familiar with pottery techniques before enrolling in either our regular and ongoing 4-week or 12-week sessions, then we highly recommend taking this introductory class. You’ll learn the basics behind the buzzwords (i.e. coiling, handbuilding, throwing, glazing and firing) and will be guided step-by-step through all processes. Our teachers would love for you to create pieces that reflect your individuality, and are always happy to show you how to incorporate more intricate handbuilding techniques into your work.

Max 12ppl.

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INTRO TO THE POTTER’S WHEEL – One-time class: $60
Dates & Times:
Fri 11/2, 4:30pm–7:00pm
Wed 11/7, 4:30pm–7:00pm

Join us for an intro to the potter’s wheel! This is a great class for beginners, or anyone who just wants a refresher on the basics. In addition to step-by-step instruction to make your own wheel-thrown masterpieces, you will learn the basics behind all the ceramics buzzwords: trimming, coiling, handbuilding, throwing, glazing and firing and have a wonderful introduction to our studio. Learning to throw on the wheel is challenging, fun, and even relaxing! After the class, our studio staff will trim and glaze your artwork – it will be fired and ready for pick up within 3-4 weeks. Once you take your pieces home, they will be a permanent reminder of your evening with us and you new creative skills.
Max 6ppl.

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POTTERY BOOT CAMP 2018: $325
Date: Sun 11/11–12/23
Time: 1:00pm–4:00pm
6 consecutive Sundays (no class on 11/25 due to Thanksgiving Weekend)

Announcing our new 6-week pottery boot camp! Pottery Boot Camp is an in-depth, structured introduction to basic wheel and hand-building techniques. You will learn a great deal while having fun and connecting with others. The comprehensive Pottery Boot Camp curriculum includes throwing and trimming pots on the wheel, hand-building with slabs, coils, and pinching, adding surface decoration and handles, and glazing and finishing your work. All materials, tools, and firing are included in the price of this class. This class is exempt from the studio’s cancellation policy and no make up classes are offered at this time.

6 Week Class Series (Classes are 2.5 hours + 30 minutes to clean up)

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3-DAY WINTER CAMPS FOR KIDS! $198

3-Day Camps (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
Price: $198 per child
Session Times: 9:00 AM–12:30 PM
Ages: 6 to 12

Nov 19, 21 & 23
Dec 17, 19 & 21
Dec 31, Jan 2 & Jan 4

Good Dirt LA’s Winter Camp for Kids is the perfect place for for your child to get creative, make a mess, and make something to take home and show you!

Young campers will be guided step-by-step through many of the pottery-making processes such as coiling, pinching, building with slabs and sculpting, as well as what goes into making bowls, mugs, containers and sculptural art pieces.
As always the cost of the camp includes all materials, glazes and firings. Your child will bring home functional pieces as well as sculptural ones to enjoy! (They also make great presents for relatives during the holidays.)

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INTRO TO POTTERY – for Kids and Homeschool Students (iLEAD): $175
Date & Time: Coming soon!
4 consecutive Fridays

This class is exempt from the studio’s cancellation policy and no make up classes are offered at this time. This intro to pottery class is especially for our younger students, age 6 – 16, who are taking pottery as part of a home school curriculum through iLead. You are welcome to sign up and pre-pay online, or sign up online and submit payment through iLead. Students will learn the basics behind the buzzwords (i.e. coiling, handbuilding, throwing, glazing and firing) and will be guided step-by-step through all processes. Our teachers would love for you to create pieces that reflect your individuality, and are always happy to show you how to incorporate more intricate handbuilding techniques into your work.

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If you have any questions about how to sign up for our workshops using MINDBODY, check out the video on our FAQ page. Still have questions? Please email us at gdlastaff@gmail.com.