Introduction to the Wheel (C)

Learn to throw clay on a potter’s wheel. We’ll cover the foundations of wheel work, including wedging and centering clay and forming cylinders, cups and bowls. Basic glazing information will help you finish your final forms.

Special Notes

  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

Materials List

All materials and equipment provided. You will receive 25 pounds of clay; additional clay is available for purchase.

About the Instructor

Jeff Vick

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.

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Introduction to the Wheel (C)

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Class Details
January 8 - February 266:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Wed
Tuition: $190.00
Member Tuition: $171.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Jeff Vick
Level: Beginner