Workshops & Events at Good Dirt LA

GOLD LUSTER WORKSHOP with LINA ALVAREZ: $60
Saturday, November 30th at 1pm

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Lina will walk us through how to prepare your ceramic piece for luster, how to use lusters safely, and different application techniques. We will also learn how to avoid and fix common mistakes that may occur in the luster process and information on the best luster materials and where to find them!

Your $60 sign up fee includes safety gear, the use of shared materials including gold, and firing.

Please bring 3 to 4 pieces (glazed fired) that you would like to decorate with Gold Luster.


INTRO TO POTTERY – One-time class: $60

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Please check MINDBODY (link above) for the most recent schedule and to sign up.

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.


INTRO TO THE POTTER’S WHEEL – One-time class: $60

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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.


POTTERY BOOT CAMP 2019: $325
Date: Sunday, 1/5 – 2/9
Time: 1:30pm to 4:30pm
6 consecutive Sundays

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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)


Past workshops

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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.