Intermediate to Advanced Wheel Throwing

Date: 8 Wednesdays, October 5 – November 30 (no 11/23)
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Drew Darley
Location: Studio 2A
Tuition: $310 Non-Members / $280 Members includes glazes and firing
Materials fee for 25 lbs of stoneware clay payable to the instructor or with registration: $25
Minimum Age: 16

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Class Description

LIMITED TO 4 STUDENTS! This class is for the intermediate to advanced ceramic student. Learn advanced wheel throwing techniques and make both functional and decorative pieces. Students will be challenged to throw more complex forms and vessels. Decorating, altering, and finishing techniques will also be taught.
Tuition includes the use of the ceramic studio during an active session. Reserve Time Slot in Ceramic Studio


Materials
Download materials list here
• Potter’s starter kit (they can be found at a Michael’s or any art and craft store)
• Medium size bucket
• Large sponge for clean-up
• Two large towels

Students should come prepared with nails cut and dress appropriately (meaning you’re going to get dirty).


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 own glazes. His current focus is on crystalline glazes. While in college Drew studied ceramics and mathematics. He found connections between the two disciplines regarding glaze calculation and form, which allows him to constantly push the materials to the limit. Visit Drew's website.