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- Teacher: Scott McClellan
- Class Length: 8 Weeks
- Date: Fridays, beginning April 7
- Time: 1:30 – 4:30 pm
- Materials fee $25 – included in price
Beginning Pottery: Wheel Throwing
In this pottery class, learn how to make expressive ceramic vessels and tableware through this introduction to throwing clay on the potter’s wheel. Participants will be taught basic wheel–throwing skills and techniques such as centering, pulling cylinders, shaping, trimming, pulling handles, decorating and glazing. Participants will practice making cups, handled mugs, bowls, plates, and vases on the pottery wheel. A variety of techniques and processes will be used to create beautiful handmade pottery that is both dishwasher and microwave safe.
Come dressed comfortably, with clothes that can get messy.
Tools and materials will be provided – materials included in price.
Open Studio Hours: 7 days a week!
Pottery Classes at the Seattle Artist League
Join us for pottery classes in our 2,700 square foot studio in Seattle’s Georgetown Arts District. We offer classes for beginning ceramics in wheel throwing, hand-building, firing, and glazing. Our pottery classes are open to beginners and intermediate potters.
We have long offered classes in clay sculpting. Our commitment to the medium has expanded with the opening of our south Seattle Ceramics Studio. Join us for classes, workshops, and events in Seattle’s newest ceramics studio.
At the Seattle Artist League, we have a start where you are philosophy. You are welcome in our studio as a beginner or a seasoned pro. Join us. Classes in Wheel Throwing and Hand-Building Pottery begin in June.
About the Instructor
Since receiving his Masters in Fine Arts, Scott has worked as a professional ceramics artist and ceramics instructor. He spends his time in the studio making work, teaching classes, being with his family, and anything outdoors (mountain biking, hiking, cross country skiing).