Learn the basic pottery skills from experienced instructors
Get hands-on experience on the pottery wheel and create unique art pieces
Participate in a storytelling session while creating pottery
Take home one or two handmade Raki cups as a souvenir
Small class sizes ensure personalized attention from instructors
This experience is a hands-on pottery class perfect for beginners to intermediate, led by the head instructor Klo, and her sister Eda in their studio. Participants will have the opportunity to try their hand at wheel throwing and hand-building pottery, learning basic techniques and creating unique art pieces to take home. Klo will share her expertise and passion for archaeology and art while Eda leads the hand-building portion of the class. The class includes storytelling throughout and is a great way to explore the art of pottery in a fun and engaging way.
Who This Experience Is Good For
This experience is perfect for individuals who are interested in learning pottery, particularly beginners or intermediates who want to try their hand at wheel throwing and hand-building techniques.
Meet Our Local Host
Klo, the head instructor of this pottery experience, is an Albanian Canadian with a passion for creating pottery and sharing her knowledge with others. She recognized a need for a pottery studio in Albania and took the initiative to open her own with the help of her sister. With a background in archeology, Klo brings a unique perspective to her teaching and is dedicated to making pottery accessible and enjoyable for everyone, from beginners to intermediates.
9:00 am: Start with wheel throwing with Klo, learning to make a cylinder and create unique wheel art pieces.
10:30 am: Transition to hand building with Eda, creating one or two Raki cups using a pinch pot technique.
11:30 am: Clean up workstations.
11:30 am - 11:50 am: Wrap up and end of class.
Please note that the times are approximate and the schedule may vary slightly to ensure everyone has a great experience. The class lasts for a total of 150 minutes, with 90 minutes dedicated to the pottery wheel and 60 minutes to hand building.
90-minute pottery wheel class with Klo.
60-minute hand-building class with Eda for Raki cup creation.
Provision of all necessary materials and equipment.
Continuous guidance from Klo and Eda.
Optional firing service for pottery pieces with pickup or delivery.
What’s Not Included
Transportation to the venue.
Food or drinks.
Delivery of finished pottery is available at an additional cost.
Know Before You Go
Minimum needed: 2 people
Maximum capacity: 5 people
Booking deadline: 5 Days before the event
Weather dependent: No - it's an indoor pottery class.
Difficulty level: Beginner to intermediate - No prior experience necessary. The instructors will provide guidance.
Special Clothing Required: Yes - Comfortable and casual clothing that can get dirty is recommended.
Special Dietary Restrictions: Not applicable for this experience.
Extra Cash: Bringing some extra cash with you is a good idea in case you are interested in purchasing handmade items from the studio.
Ground Transportation: No ground transportation is included in this experience.
Additional Information: N/A
Liabilities: Participants are responsible for any damage they cause to the studio or equipment during the class.