Pottery On The Wheel

This is A Two Part Class
Taught by
Ben
$
50
Per Person
2 Hours
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Class Description:

Unlock the art of wheel throwing pottery in this immersive two-hour workshop designed for beginners and enthusiasts alike. In the first hour of this class you will be guided by our expert instructor Ben, and embark on a creative journey to transform raw clay into beautiful, functional ceramics.

In the second hour, you will be provided with additional clay and tools to customize and make your perfect piece!

What You'll Learn:

  • Basic Techniques: Gain hands-on experience in essential wheel throwing techniques, including centering, opening, pulling, and shaping clay to create unique forms.
  • Design Principles: Learn the fundamentals of design, proportion, and balance to craft pottery that is not only visually appealing but also functional.
  • Surface Decoration: Discover various methods of surface decoration such as carving, stamping, and glazing to add your personal touch to the finished pieces.
  • Glazing and Firing: Gain insight into the glazing process and understand how different glazes interact with the clay to achieve desired results. Witness the transformation of your creations through the firing process.
  • Tips and Tricks: Receive valuable tips and tricks from experienced potters to enhance your skills and troubleshoot common challenges.

What's Included:

  • High-quality clay and a range of glazes.
  • Access to professional pottery wheels and tools.
  • Aprons and all necessary equipment.
  • Firing and glazing of your finished pieces.

Who Can Attend:

This class is open to beginners with no prior experience as well as those looking to refine their wheel throwing skills.

What to Bring:

Just bring your creativity and a willingness to get your hands dirty!

Notice:

You will leave your clay piece with us to dry so we can fire it for you to come back and glaze! Before you go we will schedule a time for you to come back.

Cancellation Policy:

If unable to cancel within 48 hours, class credit will not be issued. Please refer to the FAQ for detailed cancellation policy.

Meet your Instructor

Ben

Meet Ben creator of Ben Rhin Pottery

Ben is our head potter at Cosmic Art Haus, eager to share his expertise with the community. He has taken on the hobby of pottery, specifically wheel throwing, for 13 years! If you're looking to get more comfortable on the wheel Ben's class offers a welcoming environment to explore all things clay!

the cosmic experience

Cosmic Art Haus is a communal space where artists of all stages can be amongst one another and create.

At our studio you can feel confident in trying new things by taking a class or coming in to explore a new medium for the day.

We also offer memberships for artists who are looking to feel inspired while immersed in their community.

Our goal is to provide a safe space to nurture your creativity! We can't wait to be apart of your artistic journey <3