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Wheel Throwing Professionalization

July 11 @ 11:00 am July 14 @ 2:00 pm

Take the next step in your ceramic practice in the wheel throwing professionalization course with teacher Evan Powell.

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This class is part of the 2022 Ceramics Summer School Program >> Read more here!

This 16-hour intensive workshop is developed over 4 days, in sessions of 4 hours each. You will work with an electric wheel.

Day one:

  • Start working with terracotta
  • Throwing techniques when working with larger amounts of clay
  • Throwing in two parts

Day two:

  • Throwing stoneware
  • Lids and galleries using calipers and rulers
  • Closed forms
  • Throwing off the hump

Day Three:

  • Trimming pieces
  • Understand the importance of making good attachments
  • Solutions on how to solve and avoid some common problems
  • Decorative techniques: sodium silicate, stained slip and clay, clay additives like ilmenite and grog
  • Power of repetition finding your mark, building a cohesive body of work
  • Instructions and suggestions about how to make your own tools to help in your work flow, such as templates and custom ribs

Day four:

  • Throwing porcelain: challenges and advantages
  • Finish up pieces

Please note:

  • Previous wheel throwing experience is required;
  • Classes are formed with a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 7 people to ensure a personalized attention
  • All of the tools and materials are provided

Limited places! Please inquire about availability here:

137° Artistic Studio

Calle Lull 256
Barcelona, 08005 Spain
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