ONSITE: Introduction to the Wheel (A)

Learn to throw clay on a potter’s wheel. We’ll cover the foundations of wheel work, including wedging and centering clay and forming cylinders, cups and bowls. Basic glazing information will help you finish your final forms.

Special Notes

  • All materials and equipment provided.
    You will receive 25 pounds of clay; additional clay is available for purchase. 

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.
About the Instructor

Tamurlaine Melby

Tamurlaine Melby is a Richmond-based writer, editor and potter. She creates functional wheel-thrown pieces with an emphasis on surface design, and exhibits and sells her work at local markets and regional juried art festivals.

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ONSITE: Introduction to the Wheel (A)

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Class Details
June 10 - August 56 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $310.00
Member Tuition: $279.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Tamurlaine Melby
Level: Beginner