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Beginner - Intermediate Cone 6 - Wheel Throwing and Handbuilding

Every Wednesday 6:30-9:30 pm • 8 weeks
3185 Sterling Cir
Boulder, CO 80301

Registration opens 5/9/22 at 9:00am. Classes often fill very quickly, so set a reminder!

Every Wednesday 6:30-9:30 pm - 8 weeks
Dates: June 8-July 27
Cost: $265
Instructors: Heather Kegel & Marsha Townsend

Level: Beginners and Intermediate-level students
Prerequisite: No previous experience required

This evening class includes a basic introduction and a continuation of building your wheel throwing and hand-building skills. The course covers clay studio basics and is intended as an introduction to the clay cycle process of "clay to fire." Students learn the skill of centering and evenly distributing clay to make cups, bowls and plates, as well as the application of handles. Simple hand-building techniques are also introduced to give participants other options for creating pottery items. The course also includes instruction in glazing techniques. No previous experience is required. This class is a good option for those with some previous experience to refresh their basic skills. Basic concepts such as how to use studio equipment, clay preparation, simple wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques, and decoration and glazing processes will be demonstrated.