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Grateful Clay

6-Week Beginner Pottery Wheel | Wednesday evenings or Thursdays mornings

6-Week Beginner Pottery Wheel | Wednesday evenings or Thursdays mornings

Regular price $295.00 USD
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Class

Session 5: July 22nd - September 1st

Students see projects through all the stages that pottery goes through from start to finish including clay preparation, throwing, trimming, adding surface decoration as desired, and glazing. This class is designed to be repeated  to grow skill in each of the phases. 

Weekly Focus

  • Week 1: Clay prep and throwing cylinders. Ability-based technical challenges
  • Week 2: Throwing low, wide forms
  • Week 3: Throwing tall forms
  • Week 4: Trimming and attachments
  • Week 5: Surface decoration and glaze planning
  • Week 6: Glazing

What's Included

  • Customized instruction based on ability level
  • 6 hours of throwing instruction 
  • 4 hours of trimming and surface decoration instruction 
  • 2 hours of glaze instruction 
  • 25 lbs of white clay 
  • Shared shelf space 
  • Bisque and glaze firing for 3 pieces with a cumulative weight of up to 10 lbs 

Extras

  • Substitute 25 lbs any in-stock colored clay for $5. Option available for returning students only. 
  • $20 discount on Open Studio 
  • Additional pieces can be bisque fired at a rate of $1 per pound per piece (rounded up to the nearest pound)
  • Additional pieces can be glazed fired at a rate of $3 per pound per piece (rounded up to the nearest pound)
  • Additional clay can be purchased as needed

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 8 days or more in advance will be fully refunded. Cancellations made 7 days or less prior to the class start date are non-refundable. 

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