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Intermediate and Advanced Wheel Throwing

Instructor: Rob Pursell
July 7 – August 4, 2020 · Meets: Tu · 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Age: Adult Courses (Ages 18+)

Focusing on functional forms we will explore pots for daily use. Group discussion will drive demonstrations including wheel throwing techniques, altering, decorating, and glazing. Basic wheel proficiency expected as students will work individually towards advancing technical skills and developing personal style to create pieces that excite. Open Studio will be Tuesday afternoon from 12:30pm – 3:30pm.

Students must purchase clay from the school. Fees for clay are: $12 for a 25 lb. bag of brown stoneware clay $19 for a 25 lb. bag of porcelain $11 for a 25 lb. bag of white stoneware clay Students can purchase a tool kit for $18 at the first class. All ceramic work fired in the school kilns are subject to a firing fee of 4 cents per cubic inch. Firing fees MUST be paid at the end of the semester. Credit cards will be taken upon registration to pay for all firing fees. Silvermine Open Studios The Open Studio gives current term students enrolled in an instructional ceramic course at Silvermine an opportunity to work on their own projects and improve skills. This is not an instructional class. Observing the guidelines of the CDC and the State of CT, we are practicing social distancing. Students are allowed to attend only the assigned open studio that is posted with their course description.

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Fees: $310.00