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Wednesday 9:30 to 10:30 am
  7:00 to 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 to 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00am to Noon
Every Other Saturday   2:00 to 3:00pm

Text Box: 1)   Click Calendar to see when  classes are available.
2)   Email 2 selected Dates & Times & How Many registering.
3)   We will email confirmation of your registration.


We have expanded our curriculum to include finishing techniques for beginning pottery wheel classes.  Finishing techniques will not only make your pot look better,  it will help round out your basic skills and get ready to learn advanced techniques.  Your pottery wheel class will be an instructed, hands-on experience and includes clay, firings, and glazing your pottery.    You will make 2 to 3 pots in class.  Your bisqued pottery will be ready to decorate with glaze 3 weeks from class.  Wear your play clothes, bring ties for long hair, and put jewelry away safety.  This class is for ages 13 years and older and is limited to 8 students per class.   All our beginning classes are for 13yrs and up.  If you have children under 13, we invite them and you to take the KidsWheel class. (see schedule below)  

Text Box:    6 Classes........$166  (includes pottery tool kit)             $156  (without tool kit)
Single Class...............................$35
Private Instruction.................$60/hour

Classes do not have to be taken consecutively.  You register for dates and times that work for you.  We recommend when purchasing a 6 class package, once a week is optimum.  It always make a difference when you practice between classes.  Go to this link to learn more about using the studio outside of class; 

Check out our Wheel Parties for Kids & Adults.


Text Box: Beginning Wheel Class


Wednesday 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 to 1:30 pm





Text Box: When you Come to Class:
1)   Arrive 5 minutes before class.                              (You will have to re-schedule if you are more than 5 minutes late)
2)   You will make 2 to 3 pots during class.... wear play clothes, ties for long hair, and put jewelry away.
3)   Return after 3 weeks to glaze/paint/decorate your pots, No Appointment Necessary  
4)   Return to pickup your pots after glaze firing. 
(Sorry, We discard pots after 90 Days if you don't return)

To Register, email Kim & Mishy at or call (623) 516-2209





To Register, email Kim & Mishy at or call (623) 516-2209

















                                                                                                                Introducing our Teachers


Michelle (Mishy) Katz, Master Potter, is a talented artist and well known in the Arizona community for her work and unique clay learning center, Desert Dragon Pottery.  Mishy produces one-of-a-kind clay artwork, handmade tile and functional pottery for everyday use.  She has a degree in fine arts and has worked in clay for over twenty years.    You can see Michelle’s work outside Phoenix City Hall where a chair created for the CHAIRity 2001 auction was purchased and donated to the City for the eastside courtyard. You can learn more about Michelle and her unique studio at





KidsWheel for Kids 6 to 12 yrs of age.  Adults are invited to register for this class with their Kids in this age group.   The class description & tuition are same as the beginning pottery wheel class above.
Pottery Wheel Skills is designed for continuing students ready to go beyond the basics and advance to the next level.