Wheel Throwing Classes

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Wheel Throwing Classes



Tuition: $200 tuition + $30 materials fee (Maine state sales tax included).  Price includes eight weeks of instruction, 25# clay, studio glazes, basic tools, kiln firings, and six hours per week of outside of class practice time.  

Classes take place on Tuesday mornings, Tuesday nights, and Wednesday nights.   

Upcoming session: FALL (October 22/23 - December 10/11))

Class Time Options:

  • Tuesday Mornings 10 am - 12 pm (Mixed Levels)

  • Tuesday Evenings 6 - 8 pm (Mixed Levels)

  • Wednesday Evenings 6 - 8 pm (Mixed Levels)

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In this class for adults, you will develop the basic skills of using the potter’s wheel.  You will learn centering the clay on the wheel, pulling up cylinders, making bowls, trimming feet, pulling handles, making mugs, and glazing your new creations into useable pottery. 

Each class meets once per week, two hours per class, for eight weeks.  Evening classes meet from 6 - 8 pm, and the studio is open from 5 - 9 pm for extra practice before and after class.  Day class sessions meet from 10 am - 12 pm, and the studio is open from 9 am - 1 pm for extra practice time before and after class.  The studio is also open on Thursdays from 9 am - 1 pm and 5 pm - 9 pm every week for extra practice time.

Tuition payment is due at the time of registration and is the only way to guarantee your space in the class.  Tuition can be paid by cash, check, or major credit card.  If you need to cancel your registration, a full refund, less a $15 fee, is available up to two weeks before the first class.  Cancellations within two weeks of the first class, will only be refunded 50% of the tuition paid.  There are no refunds or credits for withdrawals or cancellations after the session has begun.  There are also no refunds for any missed or unattended regularly scheduled class sessions.  Class size is limited to seven adults.  

Additional clay for class participants is available for $30 (tax included) per 25-pound bag and includes studio glazes and firings.