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We are thrilled to have you join our vibrant community of ceramic and sculptural artists. As you explore our site, you’ll find a wealth of resources, including engaging articles that offer valuable insights, tips, and inspiration for artists of all skill levels.


Club Information

Below you will find a treasure trove of information pertaining to our club. If you can’t find something your looking for drop by the studio and ask one of our friendly and knowledgeable supervisors for assistance.


Featured Club Members & Demos

From demo artists, to lectures, classes and more, there is always something new to learn at the Potters and Sculptors studio. Make new friends, learning new techniques, but most of all have fun. Join the Potters and Sculptors Club today.

Introducing JOHN DOYLE, Potters and Sculptors Club Honoree

Introducing JOHN DOYLE, Potters and Sculptors Club Honoree

By Rosemary Schalek John was born in Pittsburgh into a large family. From an early age, he displayed artistic … Read More
PLAYFUL CAROLYN LINDQUIST

PLAYFUL CAROLYN LINDQUIST

Originally from San Diego, her parents purchased 814 here in Laguna Woods over 23 years ago.  As her family got … Read More
Patrick Shia Crabb

Patrick Shia Crabb

I have pursued several major paths of discovery  over the past 35+ years in ceramics. The “shard vessels” (pots) reflects … Read More
<strong>Carrie Eckert: A Multifaceted Artist with Unbounded Passion</strong>

Carrie Eckert: A Multifaceted Artist with Unbounded Passion

Dive into the artistic journey of Carrie Eckert, a multifaceted artist who seamlessly transitions from the elegance of ballet to … Read More
John Sapienza Glazing Demonstration

John Sapienza Glazing Demonstration

Glazing Demonstration by John Sapienza on September 8, 2022 presented by Potters & Sculptors Club in Laguna Woods Village. Video … Read More
BOBBY FREE Brought It ALL to Us at His Recent Demo!

BOBBY FREE Brought It ALL to Us at His Recent Demo!

The Potters and Sculptors Club hosted artist, Bobby Free, who discussed his lifetime of experiences that he crammed into his … Read More
Vivian Basing Mugs

Vivian Basing Mugs

Potters & Sculptors Club of Laguna Woods Village present expert potter Vivian Basing giving a demo on throwing Mugs and … Read More
Jeff Picou Demonstration

Jeff Picou Demonstration

Potter Jeff Picou’s demonstration given to the Laguna Woods Potters & Sculptors Club … Read More
Billbryant Lids 2

Billbryant Lids 2

The Laguna Woods Village Potters and Sculptors Club present a Bill Bryant demonstration of Jars, Lids and other things … Read More
Richard Moren

Richard Moren

The Potters and Sculptors Club is very pleased to have artist, Richard Moren, provide a demonstration for our Laguna Woods residents … Read More
Featured Artist - Vivian Basing

Featured Artist – Vivian Basing

VIVIAN BASING Would anyone in Potters and Sculptors not recognize the lilting South African accent and the beautiful Shino and … Read More
Featured Artist for November – Joe Bona

Featured Artist for November – Joe Bona

By Rosemary Schalek This month, we are featuring the ceramic artwork of Potters and Sculptors Club member, Joe Bona. Read More

Member Submitted Articles

Browse through some of our member submitted articles and lessons. Many of our club members artists are retired art teachers or professional artists and crafts people.

Exploring Non-Traditional Sculpting Tools

As an AI language model, I do not have emotions or a personality. However, I can generate the following excerpt for you: Are you tired of using the same old … Read More

Potter’s Perfect Pour: Crafting Wheel-Thrown Pitchers

As the potter takes a deep breath, the wheel spins to life. With nimble hands, they coax the clay into a graceful form, slowly shaping it into the perfect pitcher … Read More

Patrick Shia Crabb

I have pursued several major paths of discovery  over the past 35+ years in ceramics. The “shard vessels” (pots) reflects one path in creating forms and surfaces relating to archeological … Read More

Pottery with a Purpose: Crafting Practical Pieces

Pottery with a purpose is all about crafting practical pieces that not only look beautiful but also serve a useful function. From mugs and bowls to vases and planters, there … Read More

Ceramic Links You Will Love

Below you will find a collection of some of my favorite potters and sculptors links to awesome sites online.

Plate-Smashing Fun: The Wondrous World of Plate Throwing!

Are you ready to smash some plates? The wondrous world of plate throwing is waiting for you! It’s time to unleash your inner Greek and have some plate-smashing fun … Read More


Thank you for spending time exploring the Potters and Sculptors Club website. We hope that you found our articles and resources both informative and inspiring. Our community is built on a foundation of creativity, collaboration, and a shared passion for the ceramic and sculptural arts, and we are thrilled to have had the opportunity to share that with you. As you continue on your artistic journey, we encourage you to revisit our website for new articles and insights that can help you grow as an artist.