Pop Ups

Spark is committed to inspire creativity, build community, and make it fun. Find us around the city!

“Happy Hours” at Succulence

Thursday, September 3 | 6:30-9pm | $75 | SIGN UP HERE

“Happy Hours” is an evening event for adults.

Join Spark at Succulence among hanging vines and brightly colored art to design and construct a vertical planter pocket using floral and botanical patterns. Happy Hours begins with healthy snacks and a variety of beverages while instructions and a demonstration spark your creativity!

The focus of this workshop is to combine the functionality and simplicity of slab construction, with the beauty and appeal of natural textures. Students will learn several surface design techniques using impressing tools and actual plants and flowers to create relief in the clay. For color, participants can choose one of three glaze options that Spark will provide and apply for you, and that is included in the price. Finished artwork is wrapped up and ready to collect at Succulence 3 weeks after the class.

Projects are suitable for all levels and follow an expressive art making process developed by Spark Ceramics that guide students through an exciting and expressive art making process. No experience necessary.

Workshop has room for 14 students. Sign up today!

Location: Succulence at 402 Cortland Ave.

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“Happy Hours” at Succulence

Thursday, November 5 | 6:30-9pm | $65 | SIGN UP HERE

“Happy Hours” is an evening event for adults.

Enjoy healthy snacks and a host of beverages while instructions and a demonstration spark your creativity.

This workshop will feature hand-made tiles (4-6) and a coaster holder that are inspired by and may mimic nature. Students can utilize a variety of impressing tools and natural objects to create design and pattern in the surface of the tiles/coasters. Slab and pinch construction will be covered as well as composition and color. Spark will provide one of three glaze colors that will be applied for you and is included in the price. Finished artwork is wrapped up and ready to collect at Succulence 3 weeks after the class. This project makes a great gift!

Workshops are suitable for all level artists and follow methodologies developed by Spark Ceramics that guide students through an exciting and expressive art making process.

Enjoy the experience of creating meaningful ceramic art attached to memories and fun.

Workshop has room for 14 students. Sign up today!

Location: Succulence at 402 Cortland Ave.

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Pop Up Workshop at Paxton Gate

Sunday, August 30 | 11-1:30pm | $90.00 per pair | SIGN UP HERE

Textural Bowls and Planter

Sip coffee, mimosas or orange juice and snack on fresh pastries while a demonstration and instructions spark your creativity. This project will explore texture and form while utilizing ceramic techniques such as; press molds, decorative impressing and sculpture. Projects are suitable for all levels and follow an expressive art making process developed and refined by Spark Ceramics.

This unique pairs workshop focuses on collaboration and design while constructing a table top planter or a bowl form along side someone special. This amazing project is simple, functional and offers endless opportunities to be creative… together.

Ages 8 and up welcome with the partnership of an adult. Ages 12 and up can pair up freely.

Learn more about Paxton Gate at their website.

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“Pints & Prints” at Pig & Pie

Join Spark Ceramics at Pig & Pie for “Make & Take” workshop.

Kids and adults come play with clay! Spend an evening at Pig & Pie creating a 2D or 3D artwork and go home with a pre-made orament made by another artist. This event will focus on autumn themes such as Dia de los Muertos and Halloween.

Each $15 ticket includes the tools, materials, and teaching support to create a clay artwork and take a different pre-fired and glazed one home that same evening. Please pre-register with eventbrite.

Make & Take event- Thursday, October 22  | 5-7:00pm | $15 |

Holiday gift workshop -Tuesday, November 10 | 2-4:30pm | $55 SIGN UP HERE

Join Spark Ceramics at Pig & Pie and impress your child’s feet or hands into clay for a plaque that will last a lifetime. Clay, tools and instruction will be provided, no experience necessary!

Enjoy a complimentary pint of one of 20 craft beers on tap, or a glass of wine and house made pickles as a motivator for overtired parents. This single day workshop is offered on three different dates this fall.

Please purchase your ticket for the specific date you’d like to attend. Plaques will be fired, glazed and ready for pick up 2-3 weeks after the workshop at Pig & Pie.

Limited seating available.

Pig & Pie is located at 2962 24th Street at Harrison Street

 

“Pints & Prints” at Pig & Pie

Join Spark Ceramics at Pig & Pie for “Make & Take” workshop.

Kids and adults come play with clay! Spend an evening at Pig & Pie creating a 2D or 3D artwork and go home with a pre-made orament made by another artist. This event will focus on autumn themes such as Dia de los Muertos and Halloween.

Each $15 ticket includes the tools, materials, and teaching support to create a clay artwork and take a different pre-fired and glazed one home that same evening. Please pre-register with eventbrite.

Make & Take event- Thursday, October 22  | 5-7:00pm | $15 |

Baby Feet Plaques -Tuesday, April 12  | 2-4:30pm | $60 SIGN UP HERE

Baby Feet Plaques -Tuesday, April 19  | 2-4:30pm | $60 SIGN UP HERE

Join Spark Ceramics at Pig & Pie and impress your child’s feet or hands into clay for a plaque that will last a lifetime. Clay, tools and instruction will be provided, no experience necessary!

Enjoy a complimentary pint of one of 20 craft beers on tap, or a glass of wine and house made pickles as a motivator for overtired parents. This single day workshop is offered on three different dates this fall.

Please purchase your ticket for the specific date you’d like to attend. Plaques will be fired, glazed and ready for pick up 2-3 weeks after the workshop at Pig & Pie.

Limited seating available.

Pig & Pie is located at 2962 24th Street at Harrison Street

 

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Happy Hour at Pig & Pie

Coming in 2016…

What better way to celebrate San Francisco’s BEER FEST than make your own special Beer Stein! During the second week of February we will be hosted by Pig & Pie for this fun event. Come on your own, with friends or bring your sweetheart. Enjoy a complimentary craft beer or glass of wine while instructions and a demonstration spark your creativity. This project is suitable for all levels and follows methodologies developed by Spark Ceramics that guide students through an exciting and expressive art making process.

A $65.00 ticket includes a pint of craft beer (one of twenty on tap) or a glass of wine as well as hands-on instructions and all the materials to make a custom ceramic beer stein of your design. The focus of this workshop is to combine the functionality and simplicity of slab construction with several surface design techniques using impressing tools to create relief in the clay to make a functional vessel. Enjoy the experience of creating meaningful ceramic art attached to memories and fun.

Students will select 1 of 5 glaze colors that Spark Ceramics will apply at their studio. Completed beer steins will be wrapped and ready for pick up at Pig & Pie 3 weeks after the date of the workshop.

 

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Book yourself some creative time today.