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.
- Prerequisite: a beginner clay class or comparable experience. All materials and equipment provided.
You will receive 25 pounds of clay; additional clay is available for purchase.
About the Instructor
Jeff Vick moved to Virginia to attend graduate school at Virginia Commonwealth University after living in Illinois for 27 years, completing his MFA from VCU in the Crafts/Materials Studies program in 2006. He has been working with clay since taking his first pottery class in 1996. Currently Jeff creates functional and decorative wheel thrown pottery professionally, traveling to regional craft fairs, while also teaching pottery classes and managing the ceramics studio at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond. His works are represented by Glave Kocen Gallery and can also be found at Shockoe Bottom Clay, Stewart Gallery and the VMFA Museum Shop.See More Classes By Instructor Instructor Website