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Beginner and Intermediate On The Wheel

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

Registration opens 8/1/22 at 9:00am. Classes often fill very quickly, so set a reminder!

Beginner and Intermediate On The Wheel
Every Wednesday 6:30-9:30 pm 8 weeks
Dates: August 24-October 15
Cost: $265
Instructors: Heather Kegel and Lauren Sievers

Level: Beginning and low intermediate level
Prerequisite: No previous experience is 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.

PLEASE NOTE current health safety info:
- All Guild members must be VACCINATED to enter the Guild. Students are encouraged to be vaccinated.
- MASKS ARE REQUIRED for all individuals entering the Guild facility during classes and practice sessions regardless of vaccination status.

UPDATE 8/1: If you completed registration for this class and received a confirmation email stating you're registered for the Advanced Cone 10 class, this title displayed incorrectly. You'll also receive an email from the Class Chair to confirm. Apologies for the error, and thank you for your understanding!