Kickwheel classes start August 16th! Join the studio for a 6-week session August 16th-September 25th.

Classes

August 16th- September 25th, 2021
6-week Session
First classes start August 16th !

Overview: class fee covers supervised class time, firings and use of Kickwheel’s evolving in-house glazes. As well, there is an ample supply of clay and tools to purchase for your work. All work at Kickwheel is high-fired in our Large Oval Skutt kiln. Each class will meet for 3 hours a week on the same designated day, at the same time for the full 6-weeks. Email Kickwheel to sign up or reserve your spot in our Shop > Classes

 

CLASS TIME

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

10:00a-1:00pm

 

INTRO TO WHEEL 1.0

 

 

 

INTRO TO WHEEL 2.0

2:00pm-5:00pm

 

INTRO TO HANDBUILDING 1.0

 

INTRO TO HANDBUILDING 2.0

 

 

6pm-9pm

 

 

 

BLURRSDAY-ADVANCED CERAMICS

 

 

 

Tuesday - Intro to wheel 1.0. Have you been romanced by the idea of throwing pottery on the Potter’s wheel? This class covers the basics, from opening your bag of clay and preparing your potential pot by wedging your piece of clay, through centering, pulling and finishing your pots by trimming and burnishing. Beginners should expect to walk away from this class with bowls, cups and cylinders on the smaller scale. This class is also suitable for those who have wheel throwing experience.

  • Class time: 10:00am-1:00pm
  • 6-week session
  • Class price $220
  • Ages: 18 and up
  • First day of class: Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
  • Last day of class: Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
  • *Mask required to participate in class & each student will receive Kickwheel’s COVID-19 protocol guidelines at the first day of class upon request

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Tuesday- Intro to Hand Building 1.0. What better day to unwind? Molding clay in your hands and manipulating it with your fingers is a true line to meditative state. The basics of handbuilding - Pinch Pots, Slabs with Hump molds and coiling are all covered in this class. Handbuilding students can expect to walk away with small decorative pieces and a more calm, rested outlook on life.

  • Class time: 2:00-5:00pm
  • 6-week session
  • Class price $220
  • Ages: 18 and up
  • First day of class: Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
  • Last day of class: Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
  • *Mask required to participate in class & each student will receive Kickwheel’s COVID-19 protocol guidelines at the first day of class upon request

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Thursday- Intro to Hand Building 2.0. What better day to unwind? Molding clay in your hands and manipulating it with your fingers is a true line to meditative state. The basics of handbuilding - Pinch Pots, Slabs with Hump molds and coiling are all covered in this class. Handbuilding students can expect to walk away with small decorative pieces and a more calm, rested outlook on life.

  • Class time: 2:00pm-5:00pm
  • 6-week session
  • Class price $220
  • Ages: 18 and up
  • First day of class: Thursday, August 19th, 2021
  • Last day of class: Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
  • *Mask required to participate in class & each student will receive Kickwheel’s COVID-19 protocol guidelines at the first day of class upon request

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Blurrsday - Advanced Ceramics. This class is for more experienced clayers. Advanced techniques like sectional throwing, Throwing larger forms, [Electric] Kiln Loading/firing and even glaze testing/mixing are all potential lessons offered in addition to others. Because of the advanced nature of this lessons will be decided by both Teacher and Student, making it a custom trouble-shooting class. Proof of experience required. 

  • Class time: 6p-9p
  • 6-week session
  • Class price $220
  • Ages: 18 and up
  • First day of class: Thursday, August 19th, 2021
  • Last day of class: Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
  • *Mask required to participate in class & each student will receive Kickwheel’s COVID-19 protocol guidelines at the first day of class

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Splatterday Saturday - Introduction to Wheel 2.0 Have you been romanced by the idea of throwing pottery on the Potter’s wheel? This class covers the basics, from opening your bag of clay, through wedging, centering, pulling and finishing your pots. Beginners should expect to walk away from this class with bowls, cups and cylinders on the smaller scale. This class is also suitable for those who have wheel throwing experience.

  • Class time: 10:00am-1:00pm
  • 6-week session
  • Class price $220
  • Ages: 18 and up
  • First day of class: Saturday, August 21st, 2021
  • Last day of class: Saturday, September 25th, 2021
  • *Mask required to participate in class & each student will receive Kickwheel’s COVID-19 protocol guidelines at the first day of class