ancient forms: a pottery journey

Join us for a one-of-a-kind pottery adventure that intertwines archaeological discoveries with the ancient art of crafting clay! Our class offers a creative exploration through art and history. It provides relief from the everyday struggles of life and allows you to invest more in yourself. You will have personalized learning in a small group of participants with guidance tailored to individual skill levels and interests. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to immerse yourself in the timeless art of pottery, while discovering the rich history that surrounds it.

What to expect:

  • You will feel confident and relaxed in a creative and friendly environment.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to create your own pottery pieces using various techniques, allowing you to express your creativity and connect with the past.
  • Some pieces can be colored on the same day using underglazes, providing instant gratification and enhancing your pottery-making experience.
  • The price of the class includes all materials, including clay, tools, and glazes, as well as firing services.
  • Please keep in mind that it’s more about the experience, free your mind and expectations and focus on the experience.
  • Your pieces will be fired within 2 weeks, depending on how busy the studio is.
  • We keep the pieces at the studio for max 3 months

About Dr. Alexandra Dolea

Alexandra is a doctor in ancient history and archaeology. She has been participating in numerous excavation projects for over 15 years. During this course she will acquaint you with the everyday life of ancient people and their ceramics.

About Özlem Taskin Önen

Özlem is the founder of commonroom and an architect. She has worked with clay for over 20 years and has given numerous workshops and classes.

Hourly Schedule

course schedule

7:00 - 7:20
archeological approach
Alexandra presents around the chosen ancient form archaeological and historical facts.
7:20 - 7:45
ceramic technic demo
Özlem makes a demo about the hand building techniques of the day.
7:45 - 9:20
students apply the technique for their own ideas and projects.


22 Apr 2024


7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


semester 390€ / single class 55€