Introduction to Wheel Throwing (four-day immersive workshop)

A perfect introduction to pottery, this intensive workshop will cover basic wheel throwing techniques: centering clay, forming cylinders and bowls, and glazing and surface treatment. You will also have the opportunity to hone your skills on the pottery wheel without having to let a week go by between throwing sessions! Consistent practice is everything. Let the daily practice of making pottery build your skill set and bring your pots to the next level!

Required supplies:

  • The studio fee includes the use of studio materials, glazing, and firing. You will need to purchase additional supplies. Clay is available for purchase in the school store, no outside clay permitted. Bring your own tools or anything you think could be used as a tool

  • A basic pottery tool kit which includes a sponge, a steel scraper, a potter’s rib, a modeling tool, a wire cutter, a needle tool, a ribbon tool & a loop tool*

  • Brushes for glazing

  • Container for slip

  • Items marked with an asterisk are available for purchase in Fleisher’s school store. Members receive a 10% discount on art supply purchases.