This class is for those looking to learn the basics of working on the wheel. During your eight weeks you will learn the steps that go into creating finished pieces like mugs, vases, and bowls. Weekly demonstrations will keep you motivated and be sure to bring your sense of humor. Fee includes 8 free drop-in sessions to be used by the end of the course. Students should leave all rings, watches, bracelets etc. at home and wear clothing appropriate to getting muddy.
Working with F95 clay and using texture and underglazes you will create a fun and fanciful hand built fairy/bird house during this one day workshop. Students should bring an apron, 1 old bath towel and 1 large clear recycling bag.
A class for beginners and those wanting to become proficient on the wheel; this class will explore many functional forms as well as teach the basics that go into creating finished pieces. We will focus on individual challenges as you throw and hand build various forms. Fees include 6 free drop in sessions for the duration of the class. Please leave rings, watches and bracelets at home, wear clothing and footwear appropriate for a clay class. Hair should be tied back. Students should bring one large clear plastic recycling bag, apron, texturing tools and sticky notes. The materials fee is for 1 bag of M340 clay. Additional clay is available for purchase at the VCAC front desk.