Wed Aug 10 6pm —
Workshop - Ceramics Main Area
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
||Intensive Wheel Throwing Course for the Serious Potters
Cancellations for this event must be made before August 10, 2022 — 6:00pm.
Registration for the event is closed.
About this Event
AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE FUNDAMENTAL OF WHEEL THROWING
Are you new to pottery or a long time thrower that continues to struggle with centering and keeping center? Are your pieces always wonky and uneven? Do you feel limited by your skills?
This course is design to address all your struggles on the wheel with hands-on practice. Having a strong understanding of the wheel is crucial to grow and improve your work. We will help identify and diagnosis common mistake on the wheel and provide suggestion to improve your throwing.
We will build up from the ground up and work our way through the process of wheel throwing; stopping each way to understand why potter throw the way they do. At the end of the course, you will leave with new skills and technique that will improve your wheel throwing game.
• Throw a 1.5 cylinder test
• Centering fundamental
• Wheel speed and body position
• Alternative way to center
• A better way to open your piece
• Importance of stability
• Identify common mistakes
• Way to re-center your piece
• Hands position for a successful pull
• Using water effectively
• Using tools to finish your pieces
• Shaping your wheel thrown work
Special Considerations and Warnings
Please be aware, this class cost $25 to attend.