ONSITE: Wheel Throwing Refresher (A)
Brush up on the basics! We'll review wheel throwing techniques and skills. Create and complete work during class, with enough time to fire and glaze. This class is open to students who have previously taken wheel throwing classes. We will review and refresh our knowledge of wedging, centering, throwing, trimming and glazing. We will take a look at various tools and how they can assist in throwing. We will also pay special attention to glazing techniques, including cone firing temperatures and how to get an excellent glaze application.
- All materials and equipment provided. This is an intermediate class, students should be able to center and throw.
Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
You will receive 25 pounds of clay; additional clay is available for purchase.
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 visarts.org for more information.
About the Instructor
Karen Hull is a Richmond ceramic artist who teaches both wheel throwing and hand building clay classes at Visual Arts Center. Karen holds a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and an MA from Montclair State University. Her interest in drawing and painting is reflected in the surface treatment of her functional ceramic pieces. Karen especially loves creating mugs and bowls. Her work is shown at Shockoe Bottom Clay on East Main Street in Richmond, VA.
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