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SPRING 2024: Basic Wheel with Tim Steinmann, Fridays, 9:30am

Students will learn basic wheel skills while making lots of funny mistakes and big messes, there's no way around it. So come make bowls, cups, and vases, from start to finish, and don't forget to bring a sense of humor. It's just mud, which, through a bit of alchemy you will turn into something useful, cute, beautiful, or hilarious. So fun!

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Basic wheel classes are for learning the process of throwing pots on an electric wheel. From wedging clay, centering, pulling walls, shaping, trimming, to decorating and glazing, you will gradually develop the skills you need to make food safe pottery you can use.
Materials Included: The class fee includes aprons, towels, and a shelf for your clay and supplies.
Requirements: To protect our kilns, clay must be purchased from our shop. We have our own studio glazes for you to use, and we have a wide variety of commercials glazes available. We do not allow any other glazes or underglazes on pots we are to fire for you. Your are welcome to bring your own tools or buy new ones in our shop. Beginners may borrow some studio tools when available, all others are asked to have their own.
Instructor: Tim Steinmann
Instructor Bio: Tim makes pots intended to provide users with meditative moments and respite. He studied ceramics at the University of Utah as well as Utah Valley University. Currently he is a full-time apprentice at Tye River Pottery under wood firing, master potter, Kevin Crowe.Tim enjoys the process of inlay which offers an exchange of energy between himself and his work which can be felt as the subtle details of his pots are explored.
This 9-week class meets once a week and includes includes practice clay, an aprons, towels, a shelf supplies and projects as well as Open Studio time during business and class hours. Some restrictions apply. The fee does not include th

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.