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Beginner Wheel-throwing class

Beginner Wheel-throwing class

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Single Class! No Experience Necessary!

This class is designed for anyone who wants to try wheel-throwing for the first time, and for those who want to improve their basic throwing skills. This course is for adults only. 

Looking for a class for/ with your little one? Send me an email at Commongoods.studio@gmail.com

 

 

Private Beginning Wheel-Throwing Class
Classes are limited to 1-2 students to allow for plenty of one-on-one instruction.

The private class will take place at 375 Middlefield, Scarborough, Ontario. by appointment only.

 

What happens during the class?

Class time is approximately 2-3 hrs. I will guide you through the basic techniques necessary to create your own handmade bowl, cup, plate and/or vase. 

I will do a quick demo (10-15 minutes) and talk you through all the important steps of throwing a simple pot. You and your partner will get the rest of the class to create your own pots on the potter's wheel with a lot of hands-on guidance.

Students can expect to produce a few pieces varying in functionalities and forms that they will be proud of.

 

What's included in the fee? 

The fee covers instructions, use of equipment and materials. 

At the end of the class. You will be able to select 2 of your favourite pieces. I will take care of the trimming, glazing and firings. Your finished pieces will be ready for pickup approximately 3-6 weeks after the class.

 

Please note that though I will your final pieces are not guaranteed to turn out perfectly. Glaze flaws, warpage, and surface cracks are common even for experienced potters.

 

Please come to your appointment ready to make

- Have short fingernails

- Do not wear a ring, bracelet or watch

- Wear clothes and shoes suitable for a workshop. It is recommended to bring an apron.

- Tie up long hairs

- Do not show up if you have symptoms related to Covid-19: cough, fever, difficulty breathing, or sudden loss of smell in the 14 days leading up to your class.

 

 

 

Cancellation

Please contact us 4 days before the class to reschedule or cancel.  Cancellations made within 0-3 days prior to your class will not receive a refund.  Class can be transferred to another person/ group, please notify us via email for class transfer requests.