This course offers a thorough, well-organized, and detailed approach to the numerous aspects of the potter's wheel as a mode of artistic expression. Students learn through text, video demonstrations, and skill-building exercises that walk individuals through a strategic hierarchy of beginning forms. The class moves through a studio set up and safety, construction processes, to artistic aesthetic choices.
The class is a thoughtful blend of artistic guidance and fundamental educational goals for art students. Wheel-Thrown Pottery for beginners was developed for varying levels of art courses and for individuals wishing to pursue their ceramic education. The class will enable you to speak knowledgeably about the medium, understand techniques, outline clear forming steps, and expand your knowledge of the pottery’s wheel.
No experience necessary, you will need to have access to clay and a pottery wheel if you would like to participate in the exercises.