6 Week Beginner Wheel Throwing Class
Join us for an exciting and immersive 6-week journey into the art of pottery throwing on the wheel.
Guided by the expertise of Miss Ally, a seasoned potter with 16 years of education and experience in the world of ceramics. What You Will Learn: Week 1 - Foundations of Wheel Throwing: • Introduction to the basic construction of the pottery wheel • Understanding essential clay terminology • Techniques of wedging clay • Hands-on experience with centering, opening, pulling, and shaping your first pottery piece • Proper care and maintenance of your wheel and workstation Weeks 2-6 - Progressive Skill Development: • Each subsequent class builds on the skills acquired in the previous session • Exploration of various shapes achievable on a pottery wheel • Learning to trim and refine your creations • Techniques for pulling handles and attaching elements to your pottery pieces • Basics of stoneware glazing for a personalized touch Class Inclusions: • 6 sessions of 1.5-hour classes, each expanding on the prior week's lesson • One 25-pound bag of high-quality stoneware clay • Bisque firing of all pots made during the course • Stoneware glazes for creative expression • Finish firing for a polished and durable final product • Clay studio membership for the 6-week class duration, providing additional practice opportunities and skill enhancement outside of class hours Note: Attendance for all six weeks is mandatory, as each session builds upon the last. Unfortunately, makeup classes cannot be accommodated due to the progressive nature of the curriculum. Embark on this creative journey with us and discover the joy of bringing your imagination to life through the transformative art of wheel throwing!
- Starts Mar 6Starts Mar 6
- 295 US dollars$295
- Mr. Toad's Pottery, LaVale, MD
Mr Toad's Pottery, National Highway, La Vale, MD, USA