Pottery Lessons (Wheel) for Beginners or RefresherLearn the fundamentals of throwing pottery on a wheel in this comprehensive 7-week pottery class
Cost:$17.00 – $260.00 per person
Schedule:Sept 22, 2021 - Nov 3, 2021
About this event
Wheel Throwing For Beginners is a 7-week session open to anyone interested. During each two-hour class you will be guided through finding your personal approach to the potter’s wheel.
Sessions are open to beginners and those with wheel experience.
Classes 1-6: You will learn/revisit the fundamentals of throwing on the wheel, trimming, attaching handles.
Class 7: In the last class you will learn how to glaze your master pieces (we have hundreds of colours to choose from). They then go into the kiln again for the last time.
Picking up your finished masterpieces: We will notify you when your work is ready for pick up.
**ALL STUDENTS OF THIS CLASS WILL RECEIVE A $20 ACCOUNT CREDIT FOR GREAT WHITE NORTH POTTERY SUPPLIES**
Does NOT include clay - you will be required to purchase a bag of stoneware for $17 in advance.
Duration: 7 Classes, 2 hours per class
Includes: All necessary pottery tools - does not include clay
Minimum Age: Adult (16+)
*Please arrive 15mins early to the first class to allow for intros and getting oriented and ready to hit the wheel so we can begin class on time. Subsequent classes, please use your judgement on how early you need to come in order to be ready and on the wheel at class start time. We all want to maximize the experience for everyone!
What to wear: Wear comfortable, practical clothing and footwear that you are ok with getting muddy. We provide aprons (but sometimes an apron just doesn't cut it ;) )
What to bring:
-A small hand towel or similar size
-Masks (or Alternative mouth/nose covering) are 100% mandatory in our facility 100% of the
-A fun and playful, can do attitude!!! :D
Max 4 students/ class with properly socially distanced work stations (will be adding more when in our new space)
Any class interrupted by government issued COVID measures will be postponed and reinstated after restrictions are lifted.
Hi! I’m Marnie Staffen. By day I’m a professor in the School of Business at Cambrian College but you’ll find me at my wheel in my spare time. I‘ve been a hobby Potter for 2 years and now I’m excited to combine my love of teaching with my love of clay.