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Foundations of Pottery 1  Hand and Wheel

Foundations of Pottery 1 Hand and Wheel


Pottery 1. Foundations of Pottery. Adults.

Thursday 6:00-8:30

Instructor Stephanie Haines

2.5 hours per week

Six weeks. Clay for assigned projects, use of studio tools, glazes and firing for viable pots included.


Explore pottery making by hand and on the wheel. Learn about the studio, and best practices for creating with clay. Topics include:


Hand building (Pinch and Slab)

Intro to wheel throwing lessons are focused on proper centering technique, pulling walls, and beginner forms on the wheel.


Handle making


Studio best practices

Tips and tricks for working in the studio, learn step by step process of your projects from start to finish.

Wedging, Storage, Drying, Trimming, Decorating and Surface technique options.

Use of studio tools and equipment, clay for class projects, glazes and firing fees included.


Pottery 1 is project based we will make one project per week, but you are encouraged to bring your own ideas!


This is an intro course for those with little or no experience or those who are new to the studio.


A class schedule and topics will be emailed to you upon registration.


Please bring apron and own towels and take home each class to wash.


Class needs 5 students to run. If class minimum is not met classes may be combined with another.


*There are no refunds or make up days for missed classes.*

In the event of inclement weather closing, a make up class will be scheduled.

There are no make up classes for illness, vacations, etc...

Please see "about the studio" for studio information and participant expectations.

Please read and agree to terms on check out page.


  • Refunds etc.

    No refunds after 48 hours of purchase. No missed class make ups, no extensions.

  • Studio policies etc

    Please see and agree to polices before registering.

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