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5 Weeks Pottery Course – Wheel Throwing July 2024

What you'll do

Join our 5-Week Pottery Course at Social Pottery and master Wheel Throwing techniques! Perfect for beginners and those with some experience, our skilled instructors will guide you through the process of creating your unique pottery pieces. Immerse yourself in the world of ceramics, unleash your creativity, and have fun with clay!

Pottery Course Highlights:

  • Introduction to Wheel Throwing: Learn to throw a simple cylinder, trim pots, and attach handles.
  • Create Usable Pieces: By the end of the course, you’ll have a mug or cup ready for painting and use.
  • Hands-On Instruction: Get intensive teaching and practice time each week.
  • All Materials Included: We provide all necessary materials and firings.

Course Outline:

  • Week 1: Intensive teaching on preparing clay, centering, and throwing a pot on the wheel.
  • Week 2: Perfect your centering skills and create a basic cylinder.
  • Week 3: Turn (trim) your pots using various tools to prepare them for handles.
  • Week 4: Learn and practice different methods for creating and attaching handles to your pieces.
  • Week 5: Finish your pots with a beautiful glaze, ready for the final firing.

Important Details:

  • Class Schedule: Every Thursday for 2.5 hours, with a one-week break on 15th Aug for drying and bisque firing.
  • No Prior Knowledge Required: Suitable for all skill levels.
  • Dedicated Wheel: Each participant has their own wheel for the entire course.
  • Collection: Your finished work will be ready for collection two weeks after the last class. We will hold your pieces for an additional month.

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the art of pottery in a fun and supportive environment. Book your spot today and start your creative journey with Social Pottery!

Location

Studio 43 Carol St.

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