Wheel I: Introduction To Wheelthrowing

Dates:
October 26 - December 7, 2018  Check for other dates
Meets:
F from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, 6 sessions
Hours:
18.00
CEUS:
18.00
Location:
25 Sagamore Road Wheelthrowing
Instructor:
Phoebe Scott
Fee:
$204  
Notes:
Note: No class will be held during the week of November 18th. A Note to First Time Students:
Welcome to the Introduction to the Potter's Wheel class at the Worcester Center for Crafts.
-Please wear cloths you don't mind getting a little muddy…clay will wash off, but some clays tend to stain light colored fabrics.
-Bring and apron or a smock if you want.
-Please do not wear open toed shoes.
-If you have long hair, please wear a head band, or plan on tying it back when working on the potters wheel.
-Please read and follow all studio procedures given to you during the first class.
-Clay, glaze and firing cost are included in the price of 25lbs of clay and will cost $35.00 for 25 lbs. This may be paid in cash or by check, bags of clay may be shared.
-Bring your pottery tools if you have some, or kits are available for ~$20.00 in the clay studio, or at retailers such as CC Lowel or Michaels.
-If you have any old hand towels, bring a couple for drying your hands, as this will help us all be a little greener and not use paper towels.
-Have FUN! Thanks and enjoy the class.

If your class is scheduled to occur in the evenings after 5PM or if you arrive on a weekend before 10AM, please enter the facilities through our rear, handicap-accessible Studio Entrance across from the Parking Lot. The front entrance and offices lock at 5PM. As you enter through the Studio Entrance, please take a right if you are looking for the Ceramics Studio. Please take a left if you are looking for the Metals Studio or the Multimedia Studio.

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.


Course Description

Have you always wanted to learn to use the potter's wheel to turn stoneware clay into vases, bowls, and mugs? This fun, fast-paced class will help you tap into your creativity while learning the basic skills of clay working. From throwing to decorating with high-temperature stains, slips, and glazes, this class will help you develop the skills needed to form and finish your very own pottery.

Refund Policy

A refund is given upon request in writing at least two business days prior to first class meeting. No refunds or credits are given for student absences.

When course or workshop is cancelled by the WCC, a full refund will be issued. Email wccregistration@worcester.edu

The Worcester Center for Crafts generally follows the Worcester State University inclement weather policy relative to building closing and class cancellations, however there are times that evening classes, and weekend workshops differ from the Worcester State University weather policies. Click here for cancelations The Worcester Center for Crafts schedules make-up classes when possible for sequential classes.

Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301



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