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Make a ceramic bowl or plate and cup

Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 71 reviews.Hillsboro, United States

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Experience hosted by Jenny

2 hours
Includes drinks, equipment
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

We will make your choice of a bowl, or plate, then a cup from scratch. I will teach you hand pressing and slab techniques. You will understand the stages of clay along with patterns and design will be discussed. You will be assisted throughout the whole process and encouraged. You can use my collection of over 200 handmade pattern stamps and letters to personalize your work or to add a favorite phrase. We will be producing all 2 pieces. The work won't be ready to take home right away. I will fire it and glaze it the desired colors. All finished ceramic ware is oven safe, microwavable and dishwasher safe. The work will be ready for pick up in 21 days. If you can't pick your work up and need it shipped, I have a square account and we will ship it using FED EX. Shipping usually ranges from $20-$40 depending on the amount of work and shipping zone.
We will make your choice of a bowl, or plate, then a cup from scratch. I will teach you hand pressing and slab techniques. You will understand the stages of clay along with patterns and design will be discussed. You will be assisted throughout the whole process and encouraged. You can use my collection of over 200 handmade pattern stamps and letters to personalize your work or to add a favorite phrase. We will be producing all 2 pieces. The…

Jenny's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.

What's included

  • Drinks
    tea, coffee, water
  • Equipment
    clay, pottery tools, glaze and firing for the final products.
From $45
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Jenny

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 71 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hello! I am Jenny Champlin, I have been a legit artist and arts and crafts teacher for the past 25 years. I have an MFA in art with an emphasis in ceramics. I have founded and ran art camps, clay camps, and have taught ceramics to ages 4-84. I have my very own crafting and ceramic studio RIGHT OFF the MAX line in Hillsboro. I just made a 6-foot wide nest that is my teaching table! My studio is a magical space, full of inspiration, crazy positive energy, and will delight all who enter. Come join me for an unforgettable experience!
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Where you'll be

My studio is located on the second floor. We have an elevator and it is wheelchair accessible. Studio #7
Most of you will enter using the double front doors. Walk all the way down the hall. Up the stairs, turn right, and my studio is on the right closer to the skylight.

Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 71 reviews.

Cynthia
March 2020
This was my second time doing this experience. It was so enjoyable the first time, I had to come back and bring more friends. I am the (self proclaimed) captain of the Jenny Fan Club. She is an instant friend, supportive teacher and personal cheerleader through your entire time in her studio. You get to create 2 items that you will not leave with, but are ready in about 3 weeks. My friends and I represent a range from "artistic type" to having performance anxiety when called upon to create. This experience works for EVERYONE. Probably because of Jenny. 😁
This was my second time doing this experience. It was so enjoyable the first time, I had to come back and bring more friends. I am the (self proclaimed) captain of the Jenny Fan…
Laurel
February 2020
This experience was just as advertised. Instructions were given incrementally, and with ample support. I can’t wait to pick up the ceramic pieces we made!
Lauren
November 2019
My friend and I had so much fun learning from Jenny! Great way to get your hands on some clay if you're new to ceramics. Highly recommend, this is a great deal and Jenny is lovely.
Whitney
November 2019
We had a blast creating our handmade bowl and cup! Jenny was super sweet and enthusiastic. She took the time get to know us and answered all of our questions! Would recommend 🌟
Mercedes
October 2019
I brought my mother here from CA for her birthday and also to visit my brother who's away in college and the experi with Jenny was unreal. Everything about the class, its location and set up, to her genuine personality, and knowledge was much higher than expected and I have high expectations. Jenny made us feel warm and welcomed. Her attitude and personality was fun, friendly, informative with a thorough knowledge of her craft. Her studio and pieces of art captures her desire and passion to create and teach. Any and every one who wishes to create art should come see Jenny. She should be regarded as someone whom is a true professional, an artistic creator whom wears her heart on her sleeve and has a true connection and deep understanding for what she does, and we wouldnt have had it any other way. Are looking forward to visiting again and to see the final outcome of our art pieces. Thanks so much again and highly recommend!!
I brought my mother here from CA for her birthday and also to visit my brother who's away in college and the experi with Jenny was unreal. Everything about the class, its location…
Cintia
October 2019
Jenny is a very kind person. She made my friend and I feel very welcomed right from the start, she has been doing this for so long and knew how to explain everything to us that it made it so easy for us to do our bowls and cups. She is someone that’s very easy to talk to and makes you feel right at home.
Jenny is a very kind person. She made my friend and I feel very welcomed right from the start, she has been doing this for so long and knew how to explain everything to us that it…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 4 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

You are more talented and creative than you think! You will understand the phrase of "support your local clay" by the end of this workshop

What to bring

clothing that will get a little bit dirty, very comfortable shoes, and a fed stomach