ONSITE: Introduction to the Wheel (G)
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.
- Students should bring a notebook or sketchbook to class. All other materials and equipment provided.
You will receive 25 pounds of clay; additional clay is available for purchase.
Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. For more info visit visarts.org. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program: if interested please visit visarts.org.
About the Instructor
Jess Cullen is a ceramic artist living and working in the Fan District of Richmond, VA.
A life-long love of art and creating led Jess to wheel-thrown ceramics in 2001, and a background in education allowed her to begin teaching ceramics in 2016. Jess’s current focus is mainly on functional pieces that are simple and timeless, and maintain the sense of warmth that hand-created work allows. She is inspired by clean lines and shapes, and great colors.
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