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Classes

Beginner Wheel Class

with Kate Cooke
Thursdays -- January 19 - February 23
6 - 9 pm

Course fee: $250

Fee includes:
• 6 evenings of instruction, plus one month of studio time following classes
• clay and tools
• glazing and firing during classes

Overview

This is an introductory course on clay and the potters' wheel. Students learn basic clay preparation, throwing and glazing techniques used to make pots from start to finish. One week is set aside to explore handbuilding techniques using the slabroller and the extruder. Students are encouraged to use the studio for practice during their six weeks of instruction and four weeks of studio time. Typical throwing projects include cylinders (mugs, jugs, vases, etc) and bowls.

Intermediate Wheel Class

with Karen Heathman
Wednesdays-- January 18 - February 22
6:30 - 9:30 pm

Course fee: $250

Fee includes: 
• 6 evenings of instruction, plus one month of studio time following classes 
• clay and tools 
• glazing and firing during classes

Overview

This course is for people who have completed the Beginners' Wheel course and are ready to move on. New skills are developed through more complex throwing projects. Students will learn how to throw taller, wider and more consistently. Attention is given to lids, handles, and attachments. Typical throwing projects include mugs, jugs, bowls, plates, platters, lidded containers, chip and dip platters, candle holders and more.

To register for these classes, please contact Studio 2880 at 250-562-4526

 
 

 

 

   Our Mission

To promote communication and co-operation among those interested in the ceramic arts.

To foster artistic and educational activities within the Guild and the community.

To promote members' work through sales, exhibitions and demonstration.