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In this class, students will build their skills on how to pull a taller cylinder, shape their work with the use of various ribs and hand techniques. This class will focus on form and your pot's wall thickness as the work relates to function. Throwing off the hump, improving your handles, and challenging yourself with larger forms (lidded jars) are all part of this intermediate through advance wheel throwing class.
Learn how to use a heat gun to stretch the clay to the maxium.
The use of sodium silicate slips and slip trailing will be taught as methods of surface decoration.
Students must have taken a beginning wheel throwing class and have the ability to work with a minimum of 3 lbs. of clay.
January 9th - March 6th, 2019
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
COST INCLUDES: One 25lb bag of house clay, instruction, studio membership and museum membership during the length of the class. Students are responsible for purchasing clay through the studio's store. Clay cost includes firing fees, wax, studio stains, and cone 10 glazes. NO OUTSIDE CLAY ALLOWED.
For AMOCA docent discount: at checkout under promo code use docent.
Registration deadline is January 4th, 2019!
Instructor: Tim Decker