young potter shows off pot

Camp Mud for young potters!

For budding young clay artists aged 9 to 14, Camp Mud gives a solid grounding in both the potter's wheel and handbuilding. This is a great immersion in working with clay, both for learning the fundamentals and for refining skills.

• Offered Monday through Friday in one-week sessions – morning, afternoon or full day – beginning on June 25 and ending on July 27.

Click here for details and to register online.

Jill Hinckley teaches throwing a large bowl

Take a class

Get your hands in clay, meet interesting people and share the magic of turning mud into functional objects. We offer instruction for all skill levels.

• Summer special • 10% off for all new students in our wheel classes. Ends 8/31/18.
• Not sure the potter's wheel is for you? Find out in a one-time Try It! class. Click here for more information and to register online.

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Oil bottles by Samantha Gordon

Cylinder & Bottle Intensives

Our hands-on wheel intensives are designed to help sharpen skills over a concentrated three hours of practice and evaluation.

• The series continues on Thursday, June 28 with a focus on cylinders and choking. The ability to throw a cylinder is required.

• Progressing from this, another intensive follows on July 26 that works on achieving mastery of choking and shaping bottles.

Click here for more information and to register online.

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Details of Jill Hinckley pots

Our online shop is coming soon!

Hinckley Pottery is moving further into the digital age. Jill Hinckley's functional porcelain and stoneware pottery will soon be available for purchase online. We'll announce the launch soon. These porcelain pieces are among our first offerings. If you don't want to wait, visit our showroom on Blues Alley or check out Teaism in Washington DC.

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