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Family Clay - Handbuilding

Bring the whole family for this creative hand-building class! Offered each Sunday from 2:30-4pm.

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • From 25 US dollars
  • West 6th Street

Service Description

Please note: Starting on March 10th, 2024, this class is getting a few upgrades, and will now be known as "Simple Sculpting." Please use this link to see the details and book this new class offering: Bring the whole family, take some time away from screens, and get your hands dirty together. Clay has so many therapeutic benefits for kids and adults alike! This class will give you the freedom to build something awesome at the hand-building table. We have made pokemon figurines, mushroom mugs, Santas with hats, bowls, baby whales, spoon rests, ornaments, wall decorations and more! Come with some ideas or we can get creative together! The price is $50 for adults and $25 for kids (3-17). Simply add your groups participants during booking. This is a family class with reduced rates so we require at least one adult per family to join the fun! :) After class, we'll take care of the kiln firing process. You'll return in a few weeks to pick up your pieces, complete with a single color glaze of your choice. Custom glazing is available if desired at an additional cost- just ask your instructor! (If your kids want to try the wheel you can sign them up for kids clay on Sundays at noon! They will have more dedicated attention with smaller class sizes during that class. Min age 8) Class Details: -Date & Time: Sundays from 2:30-4:00pm -Location: Kilnfolk Clay Studio, 108 W 6th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660 Metered street parking downtown, or secure parking is available right down the street in the Lot #18 Park 'n Go Vancouver Center Garage. -Price: $25 for kids, $50 for adults -What's Included: A hour and a half of time to play with clay and build something at the handbuilding table. Instructors are available to help answer questions, offer tips, and teach basic techniques. We will single color glaze and fire your ceramic piece to be picked up a few weeks after the workshop. -What to wear: Dress comfortably and be prepared to get your hands dirty! -What to bring: Feel free to bring an apron to class with you! Read below for our cancellation policy and disclaimer.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, you must cancel your booking 7 days before your scheduled class/activity. If you need to reschedule within 7 days, we will charge a 20% fee, however there will be NO rescheduling for any reason within 48 hours of the class, and no refund will be offered. Any refund offered will be subject to a 3.7% processing fee. We have this policy in place to protect our employees and artists who are booked specifically for this event, and also other customers who might have had a chance to book if the seat was available. Please understand we are a small service based business and lots of planning and supplies go into making these classes possible. Please be aware this is one of the most generous cancellation and rescheduling policies in our industry, and please don't give our staff a hard time for adhering to it- they are just doing their job. Thank you for understanding! DISCLAIMER: No guarantee is offered, explicit or implied, regarding the quality or serviceability of fired work. Every precaution will be taken to ensure the best possible outcome for every firing. Use of the studio indicates you agree that you will not hold the studio, its volunteers, or any other person associated with the studio responsible for work that is damaged or defective in any way while in the studio at any stage of the process. While working with clay is relatively safe, there are hazards and risks. These risks include the possibility of injuries or illness related to the use of the studio, materials, or equipment. Use of the studio indicates you agree that you have been informed of the risks and have signed the Kilnfolk waiver.

Contact Details

  • +13609001731

Attention Students!

If you are signing up for a multi-week or workshop that includes open studio time please click below to create an account on our website. Be sure to use the email that you used to book your class. You then will be able to access the Open Studio Sign Up Page under Memberships. Each open studio session is just a start time and is good for up to 3 hours. Open studio time must be used in one day and cannot be split between multiple days. Multi-Week open studio sessions do not roll over and must be used in the week they are allotted. 

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