This course will focus on wheel throwing techniques for students new to clay and those with experience. Start by learning methods of wedging, centering, lifting and forming, in addition to practicing the best positions for negotiating a mass of clay on the wheel. Learn to consider glaze color prior to making an object. Demonstrations will cover the importance of trimming techniques and various forming processes. Open to all levels.
Level: All Levels
Supplies: Clay and glazes are provided. There will be a firing fee of $2.50 per pound; pieces with dimensions between 12” to 15” will be $3 per pound. All glazeware greater than 15” will be $3.50 per pound. Tools are not supplied. Students may purchase a basic set of tools for under $21 at the first class. For the latest information about the studio, practice times, and more, visit the CAW Pottery site.
Notes: Includes three hours per week of wheel practice time.