What students are saying...
"You (Martha) are a great instructor! Working with the clay is very therapeutic." ~LuAnn
"Martha Marks...you're a genius and I'm proud to be one of your students!" ~Vicki
"You (Martha) are so patient. You're a great teacher." ~Allison
Class Schedules are Subject to Change! Please contact us to confirm dates and register.
Wheel Throwing Classes All of the wheel classes meet once a week - on the same day at the same time each week.
Have you dreamed of being Demi Moore in Ghost? Well, we don't have Patrick Swayze, but we still have loads of fun!
Beginning Wheel Classes: Ongoing - Check flyer on home page for most recent dates.
Tuesdays 2p-4p or Thursdays 2p-4p or Thursdays 6-8 or Sundays 2-4.
Skill Level: Beginner
This class is for adults who have either very little or no experience on the wheel. The fee includes 6 weeks of classes, one day/night per week for 2 hours, all firings and glazes. In this class you'll learn the basics of wheel throwing, including cylinders, bowls, mugs, and plates. Fee: $215 + approx $35 one time for supplies
Intermediate & Advanced Wheel Classes: Ongoing - Check flyer on home page for most recent dates.
Tuesdays 10-12 or Tuesdays 6p-8p or Wednesdays 6-8pm or Thursdays 10am-12pm
Please call to determine which class is best for you. 256.654.2362
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
If you've had some experience on the wheel, this is the class for you! The fee includes 6 weeks of classes, once per week for 2 hours, all firings and glazes. We'll expand on the basics you've already learned and learn additional skills, depending on student interests. Some options are one piece boxes, pots with lids, vases, bottles, double wall pieces, sgraffito, using sodium silicate, teapots, etc. Fee: $215 + clay
Try It! Wheel Class
Call to Schedule
Want to throw but not commit to a full six week class? This is your chance to try it out. You'll spend about 2 hours making some bowls and in the following weeks we'll finish your pieces for you. We'll trim, fire, glaze (you choose the glaze), and fire again. They'll be ready in about 3 weeks. Fee: $75 per person
Handbuilding Project Class:
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
For beginners, this is the perfect way to get your feet wet in the clay world. Or should I say, the perfect way to get your hands muddy?!? The fee includes everything you'll need including clay, glazes, and firing. You'll handbuild a specific item in a class that lasts 2-3 hours. You can make your piece look just like Martha's, or even better you can let your creative juices flow and make your own design. We'll work together to come up with the perfect design/color for you! You will then return approximately 2 weeks later to glaze the piece. Fee: $45-95 depending on project
It's time to make pumpkins! You'll be led step by step by Martha handbuilding pumpkins from pinch pots. Each student will make 2-3 pumpkins varying in size from a golf ball to a softball. Just $65 includes all your supplies and This is a fun class! Each pumpkin will have its own special personality.
Mugs - COMING SOON! $45
Angels - COMING IN OCTOBER! $85
Doily Bowls - COMING SOON! $45
Wine Chillers/Utensil Holders - COMING SOON! $95
Open Studio Time
Fridays and Saturdays 10a-5p; Sundays 1p-5p
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Perfect for the student who wants to work at their own pace on their own project. Each student brings their own clay and tools, or purchases them at the studio. The fee includes firings and the use of studio glazes. There is also a large collection of tools, molds, and textures which students are welcome to use. Fee: $14/hr or $40/3 hours
Private or Group Classes
Bridal Parties! Girls Night Out! Corporate Team Building!
We are happy to set up individual or group classes. Prices vary for customized group lessons. If you have an idea of what you would like to do, or if you need suggestions, just get in touch. We'll be glad to customize something for you!
Private one on one classes are $50/hr. Please call to schedule.
If you have any questions about the classes, or want to register just call us at 256.654.2362 or send an email by