FULL - Beginner Wheel Thrown Pottery with Elise 1/12 -2/16/2022

January 12 - February 16, 2022

FULL - Beginner Wheel Thrown Pottery with Elise Incze
1/12 - 2/16/2022 | Wednesdays | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
18 Contact hours | 6 Sessions | Pottery Studio

This is a great class for beginners who have always wanted to try making pottery on the wheel. Students will discover the fundamentals of creating basic cylindrical shapes. Instructor Elise will go over simple techniques that will include centering, opening up the clay, raising the wall, shaping, as well as finishing and trimming a pot. Emphasis will be placed on practicing controlling the clay, becoming familiar with the step by step motions, and being comfortable using the wheel. 

Different types of clay stages, characteristics, and properties will be explained. This will include identifying the various states of the clay throughout the creating process and how it applies to throwing forms on the wheel.

Students will receive a review of equipment and tools, as well as an overview of etiquette and procedures of working in a community studio. All works created will be glazed and fired. Masks are required and please bring your own apron/smock.

$225 / $195 Member  *This fee includes 10 tickets, a $20 value. *Additional Pottery Tickets are sold separately for the materials cost of the clay, glazes, and firing.

This class is FULL please contact us if you wish to be placed on a wait list (315) 369-6411 ext.201 and email Elise Incze at eincze@viewarts.org to be placed on an email list to be notified of upcoming pottery classes.

Pre-registration is required, space is limited to 6 students. 

Registration Deadline: January 10th.

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