Wheel Throwing Tuesday

Date: 8 Tuesdays, September 15 - November 3, 2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM or 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Studio 2A
Instructor 12:00 PM: Pedro Centeno
Instructor 6:30 PM: Erika Novak
Tuition: $300 Non-Members / $270 Members
Materials fee for 25 lbs clay, glaze and firing payable to instructor: $35
Minimum Age: 16

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Class Description

LIMITED TO 4 STUDENTS! Learn a variety of wheel throwing techniques to make both functional and decorative pieces. Beginner students will learn the fundamentals of throwing and working with clay on the wheel. More experienced students will be challenged with learning 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

Erika Novak is a ceramic artist who focuses on wheel thrown collections of pottery both functional and decorative. Her work includes series of cups and mugs as well as vases, bottles, and hanging objects like lamps and planters. Erika pulls inspiration from patterns and textures found in Art deco architecture, early 20th-century design, as well as pattern found in American Southwestern textiles. After studying ceramics and art in college Erika now works as a full-time potter creating and selling her work at nationally ranked art fairs and showcases. Visit Erika's website.

Pedro Centeno is the owner of the Junkpot Studio, located at FVAC studio 5A. Pedro and his wife Naomi create work that is inspired by their love of vintage and industrial design. Pedro loves to build and make forms, while Naomi loves to draw and paint. Visit Pedro's website.