Adults: Wheel Fundamentals (Monday mornings)

BEG/INT/ADV     

Course Description:     
This course is designed for those who would like to gain a basic understanding of the fundamentals of wheel throwing as well as for those with some experience who want to build new skills and strengthen their throwing technique. This class will cover many technical and aesthetic concerns of working with clay. Demonstrations and projects will be made accessible for new students and scalable for those with more experience. Beginners will be introduced to clay by learning the fundamentals of working on a potter’s wheel as well as hand building techniques. For students with experience in the basics of wheel throwing, more specific projects and challenges will be offered as will the option to develop their own projects. This class is suitable for all students.

Please note: If this registration is sold out please email zachary@theumbrellaarts.org to be placed on a waitlist.

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Instructor: Zachary Mickelson
Zachary Mickelson is a ceramic artist and educator who has been working and teaching in the Boston area since 2010. From nearly a decade at the Harvard Ceramic Program, and a number of other local ceramics studios, Zachary has experienced firsthand the importance of a well-run studio to support the creative exploration in the ceramic arts. By teaching a diverse set of students, and helping multiple ceramic studios and programs develop, Zachary... Learn More »
Age range: 
Adult
Students min/max: 
4/10
Duration: 
10 weeks
Day/time: 
Mondays, January 9 - March 27, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Dates: 
January 9, 2023
January 23, 2023
January 30, 2023
February 6, 2023
February 13, 2023
February 27, 2023
March 6, 2023
March 13, 2023
March 20, 2023
March 27, 2023
Location: 
Room 104
Cost: 
$560