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Tuesday Morning Beginner Wheel Throwing

Learn the fundamental skills of working with clay

  • Started May 24
  • 300 New Zealand dollars
  • Ranzau Road

Service Description

Covid update: All classes are running as scheduled and masks are to be worn inside. Please do not come to class if you feel unwell . Learn new skills and find your inner artist. Open your mind to a world of inspiration and creativity, get your hands dirty and immerse yourself in the therapeutic rhythm of the pottery wheel. Your tutor Ngaire will be teaching the following each week: Week 1: Heath and Safety in the Studio, wedging and coning/centering and pulling walls on the wheel. Week 2: Continued centering on the wheel, pulling walls to make simple cylinders Week 3: Continued centering on the wheel, pulling walls to make simple cylinders Week 4: Introducing trimming Week 5: Continued trimming practice Week 6: Practice making simple shapes with cylinders (branching out into bowls/plates) Week 7: Trimming of last wares Week 8: Health and Safety of Glazes and introduction to Glazes Students will finish the 8 week course with 1-3 fully finished pieces. 2 Kgs of clay is provided and all kiln costs are included in the cost of the course. Please wear old clothes or an apron.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • 202 Ranzau Road, Hope, New Zealand

    craftpotters@gmail.com