Continuing Clay - Wheel Throwing

Continuing Clay - Wheel Throwing


You’ve got your bearings on the wheel now let’s keep it movin’!

In this 8 week intermediate course we’ll expand on your beginning clay knowledge to fine-tune your skills. We’ll use different tools and intermediate techniques to explore advanced wheel throwing methods. Each week will cover a new technique including throwing off the hump, closed forms, surface decoration, throwing large forms, lidded vessels and more. Classes are limited to 6 participants and must be 16 years of age or older.

This is an 8 week course and each session is 2.5 hours long, there must be 4 students registered to confirm.

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Classes are on the same day for eight (8) consecutive weeks

All classes are 8 week sessions, 2.5 hours per session with materials, tools, and firing included in the class fee (additional clay can be purchased if needed). Students are given a 4 ft shelf to store their works in progress during each session and will be notified when their wares are ready for pickup! Come explore clay with us!


Meet the Instructors

Alexis has been exploring clay in her spare time for 11 years while working as a professional photographer. She focuses on functional wares and has recently completed commissions for Sugar & Twine, Perch, Lucid Living and Accoutre.

Emily has been working in ceramics for 10 years. Since studying Ceramics and Textiles at VCUarts she has taught youth and adult programs in wheel throwing and handbuilding, and currently acts as the Program Coordinator at Quirk Gallery.