Art Off Center

116 W 2nd St, Ste 108

Potters Alley, Taylor, TX

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Wheel and Hand Building Basics

Event Phone: 512-666-9003

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  • Wheel-Hand Class 1-Sunday
     September 10, 2023
     12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wheel-Hand Class 2-Sunday
     September 17, 2023
     12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wheel-Hand Class 3-Sunday
     September 24, 2023
     12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wheel-Hand Class 4-Sunday
     October 1, 2023
     12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wheel-Hand Class 5-Sunday
     October 8, 2023
     12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wheel-Hand Class 6-Sunday
     October 15, 2023
     12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A six-week session that covers the skills of wheel throwing on the pottery wheel and hand building techniques. Beginners will complete a mug, bowl and plate form, covering the basics of wedging, centering, forming cylinders, trimming, pulling handles, surface development and glazing techniques.  By the end of the session, you’ll have a good understanding of  basic clay techniques that can be combined or used independently of each

Wheel Throwing and Hand Building Basics

other. Those with previous experience will work on larger forms, throwing off the hump, textures on the wheel or work on independent projects with guidance. Decorating with underglazes, stamps and various decorative techniques will also be covered. The class fee includes instruction, clay, tools, all firings, and use of studio glazes. 25 lb limit on clay for class and Open Studio practice times, overages will be charged at current studio firing services rates.  Depending on experience, students will complete 6-10+ finished pieces during the session.

Levels: Beginner and Intermediate

Great class for beginners ages 14+

No class on Sept. 3rd for Labor Day Weekend

Instructor: Tina Lewis

Registration and Refund Policies:

  • Tuition is due in full at time of registration.
  • Students are allowed one makeup session during schedule Open Studio times, please arrange with instructor
  • Workshops with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled, participants will be moved to next session.
  • Workshop registrants must be a minimum age of 14+.
  • Art Off Center reserves the right, if necessary to cancel the workshop due to unforeseen circumstances. Participant workshop fees will be fully refunded.
  • Art Off Center can not be held responsible for travel arrangements.
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