Handbuilding and Wheel Throwing
This class will cover a general overview of handbuilding and wheel throwing techniques. I will demonstrate a few basic skills, and then students are encouraged to devise their own ideas for projects which I will work with them to plan and complete. (I will always have a list of ideas for projects if you’re not sure what to make). Beginning students are encouraged to try wheel throwing if they have never done so before or they can focus solely on handbuilding and sculptural projects. Intermediate wheel students looking to refine their skills are welcome to focus solely on wheel throwing. I will also discuss and demonstrate the use of colored slips, underglazes and glaze techniques for decorating.
Students will need to purchase a set of basic ceramics tools before the start of the first class for their personal use. 8 piece pottery tool kits can be found online or in local craft stores for $10-$15.
Tuition includes the cost of clay, glaze materials, and firing fees. Students should come to the back of The ArtsCenter building to access the ceramics studio entrance and patio.
In-person classes offered during the pandemic are conducted at a low maximum capacity and with social distancing measures in place. Masks must be worn at all times. Students are required to sign a liability waiver before attending in-person classes. Refunds and exchanges are not offered for online or in-person classes offered during the pandemic.
All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.
ArtsCenter members receive 15% off of the cost of this course!
All ArtSchool classes are 15 years old and up unless otherwise specified or approved by the instructor.
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