Pottery Wheel 101

This class includes the introduction to the basic use of the pottery wheel as well as basic hand-building techniques. This is a great opportunity for students to receive hands on experience. Classes on the pottery wheel emphasize technical, personal and individual development for future abilities in the art world. Students will each complete a small pot on the pottery wheel and at least one other item using hand-building techniques. All artwork will be glazed by the student and fired. All supplies are included.

Students will learn:
• Wedging
• Centering
• Pulling
• Slab-Building
• Coil-Building
• Pinching
• Glaze Decoration
• Understanding of Firing Techniques