Pottery Studio Maintenance

Date: 3 Tuesdays, November 30 - December 14, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Studio 2A
Instructor: Drew Darley from Round Trip Clayworks
Level: Intermediate & Advanced
Tuition: $150 Non-Members / $135 Members

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Class Description

Students will learn a variety of the skills it takes for a pottery studio to run and operate. They will get a taste of the “behind the scenes” knowledge from instructors on different topics. Projects will include electric kiln loading, maintenance, and repair, adjusting and repairing pottery wheels, how to recycle clay, and more.

Tuition includes the use of the ceramic studio during an active session.

About the Instructor

Drew Darley is a full-time potter who focuses almost exclusively on wheel-thrown vessels putting a strong emphasis on a clean refined form. Drew enjoys glaze chemistry and the science behind mixing and formulating his glazes. His current focus is on crystalline glazes. While in college Drew studied ceramics and mathematics. He found connections between the two disciplines in regards to glaze calculation and form which allows him to constantly push the materials to the limit. Visit Drew's website.