Create a variety of functional and non-functional ceramic pieces using the potter’s wheel and handbuilding techniques. Depending on the weather and allotted time, outdoor Raku firing may occur on the last day of class. Sign up early, this class fills up fast!
An introduction to wheel throwing and the principles of form, mass and texture. Learn through demonstrations and gentle guidance.
Create sculptural art pieces using handbuilding techniques. Learn to make surface textures, build functional and non functional vessels and construct dimensional ceramic art works.
Have fun sculpting, and learning all the basic techniques of working with clay with your hands and simple tools.
Potter's Wheel Studio | Ages 8-16 [...]
Learn a multitude of clay handbuilding techniques while creating functional and non-functional art!
Spend the day taking time to practice and perfect your skills on the potter’s wheel!
Learn to build functional art out of clay! Make pencil holders, trays, pinch pots, coil pots, and even a usable mug.
Have fun sculpting and learning all the basic techniques of working with clay.
Discover new and exciting advanced wheel throwing techniques. Learn how to easily make plates, throw on a larger scale, and how to combine multiple thrown forms to make a functional teapot.
Learn to make clay objects using nothing but your hands and a few basic tools. Explore primitive forming techniques such as slab, coiling, and pinching methods to create functional and sculptural ceramic art in this low-impact, calming class.
Create your own forms on the potter's wheel, learning from demonstrations and lots of practice in this beginner's class. Discover various techniques through in-depth exploration of form and function, and how to use clay in its purest form.
This class is designed for the advanced student with experience. Join this fun Tuesday clay group and work in an open studio environment, practicing potter’s wheel and hand building skills and techniques.
Learn the fundamentals of centering, throwing, trimming, and glazing clay.
No facilitator or instructor on-site. Must be a registered RAM Member and class taker to use Wustum's studio for personal projects.
Make functional clay pieces such as bowls, pencil cups, and more. You will even get to make your own mug for hot cocoa or a hot chocolate bomb! This is a scheduled vacation day for RUSD students.
Learn to make objects with clay using only your hands and handheld tools. Return students are welcome to work on the potter's wheel during this class time, as an open studio.
For students who are being home schooled or distance learning from home, this is a chance to learn all there is to know about clay while being fully immersed in the ceramics studio.
Learn the basics of glaze development and test a series of new glazes.
Create your own forms on the potter's wheel learning from demonstrations and lots of practice!