At Carla's Clay in Sarasota, FL, we offer a variety of classes that foster creativity. Whether you are a beginner or have been working with clay for years, we have a class and/or workshop for you! Our studio includes 12 Brent wheels, a Brent SR20 Slab Roller, a North Star extruder, and a beautiful exclusive glaze palette for student use.
Open studio is available for CURRENTLY ENROLLED STUDENTS during business hours when classes and/or workshops are not in session. If you have questions or need clarification, please give us a call!
Hand Building and Wheel Throwing With Carla
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
**Additional classes are added as demand requires
Price and Inclusions
Four 3-hour classes cost $220 along with a $45 clay lab fee plus tax. Included in the package are 25 pounds of clay, 2 kiln firings and all glazes. Students paid in full can utilize open studio time at $7 per hour when classes and/or workshops are not in session.
Sculpture With Leslie Uguccioni
Thursday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The rates for the sculpture classes are the same as the hand building and wheel throwing classes.
Kids and Clay: for kids from 6-90
Saturday: Handbuilding from 11:00 a.m. - Noon $15.00 Saturday Kids Wheel Throwing (8 years and up) - $20.00: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. BY APPOINTMENT
Hold a birthday party, girl's night out, bachelorette bash, or just for fun activities suitable for all ages. The Clay Date must have at least 4 people for daytime hours and 6 people for evening hours.
Bring food and drinks and make it a party. At $20 an hour per person, the package includes instruction, materials, and firing.
Price and Inclusions
Our Kids and Clay handbuilding classes AND Clay Date classes cost $15 per person per hour. Included in the package are instruction, materials and kiln firings. Kids younger than 5 may have an adult assist at no additional charge. Wheel throwing instruction is $20 per person per hour.
We are a proud carrier of Highwater Clays and pottery supplies, including (but not limited to!) Amaco and Mayco Glazes, Orton Cones, tools by Kemper and Mudtools - and more. We also have a wide variety of chemicals for the clay studio, along with kiln furniture and other pottery making accessories.