16 hours Workshop

Wheel Throwing Professionalization

Teacher Evan Powell

Take the next step in your ceramic practice in our wheel throwing professionalization course.

 

  • 16-hour intensive workshop developed over 4 days, in sessions of 4 hours each.
  • The possibility of 24 x 7 access to the studio during the duration of the course, to further develop the skills acquired.
  • You will work with different clay bodies: low temperature, high temperature and porcelain.
  • Throwing techniques when working with larger amounts of clay
  • You will learn how to work in series

To participate in the wheel throwing professionalization course you need to be able to proove previous experience. If you do not have it, we recommend you to take our introductory course.

 

Know that you have the possibility to buy a membership in our studio during the development of the course. This way you can work more in depth the tecniques teached at the classes.

 

Get inspired by checking up some of Evan Powell’s work.

  • UPCOMING COURSE

  • 16 hour workshop: 4 sessions of 4hours/day:

    August 18th to 21st

    Thursday to Sunday, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

     

    Submition deadline:

    August 16th*

    * check our booking and cancellation policies here

  • PRICE

  • Course 275€ *

    Course + 4 days studio membership 375€**

     

    * all materials and firings are included in the course price.

    ** materials and firings of the pieces made outside the classes, to be calculated and paid apart.

How are we going to work:

  • Understand the properties and characteristics of different types of clay
  • A good pot starts with well prepared clay

First day:

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

Second day:

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

Third day:

  • 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

Forth day:

  • Throwing porcelain: chalenges and advantages
  • Finish up pieces

Note that:

  • Previous experience is required;
  • Classes are formed with a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 7 people to ensure a personalized treatment;
  • We provide you with all the materials that your creative process may need.

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