Intermediate Wheel + Hand–Building

Learn to make functional forms such as bowls, mugs and lidded pieces. We’ll review the basics of wheel throwing and hand building—including pinch, coil, and slab construction methods—before building on what we know. We’ll also cover surface treatment and glaze techniques.

Special Notes

  • Prerequisite: a beginner clay class or comparable experience. All materials and equipment provided.

Materials List

You will receive 25 pounds of clay; additional clay is available for purchase.

About the Instructor

Karen Hull

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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Intermediate Wheel + Hand–Building

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March 26 - May 286 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Tue
Tuition: $245.00
Member Tuition: $220.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Karen Hull
Level: Intermediate