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Pottery Wheel (All Levels)

at Hinckley Pottery, Inc. - Georgetown
3132 Blues Alley NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20007

In this class, beginners get grounding in pottery fundamentals. You will learn how to center a mound of clay, and how to throw, trim and glaze their pots.  Generally, after one 10-week session, they can make mugs, bowls, and other basic forms.  Intermediate and advanced students work on refining skills and glazing techniques. They learn...

$400

10 sessions

Tuesday Oct 24th, 11:30am

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Pottery Wheel (Beginning/Intermediate)

at Hinckley Pottery, Inc. - Georgetown
3132 Blues Alley NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20007

In this class, beginners get grounding in pottery fundamentals. You will learn how to center a mound of clay, and how to throw, trim and glaze their pots.  Generally, after one 10-week session, they can make mugs, bowls, and other basic forms.

$400

10 sessions

Monday Oct 23rd, 6pm

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Raku Workshop

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St 3rd Fl, Rockville, Maryland 20850

Raku is a firing process developed in 16th century Japan; ceramics fired in this manner are referred to as Raku or Raku pottery. It is an exciting way to create unique decorative pottery. Raku pieces are glazed, dried and then put directly into a very hot kiln where they remain about 20 minutes until the glazes have melted at a temperature of 1820...

$100

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 28th, 10am

Mixed Level Wheel Class

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St 3rd Fl, Rockville, Maryland 20850

Students of all skill levels are encouraged to take this class. Whether you’ve never used a wheel or you have years of experience you’ll learn how to build and expand your skills and create beautiful functional ceramic forms. For students already comfortable with the basics we will focus on improving your skills and throwing larger and more consistent...

$265

8 sessions

Monday Oct 30th, 1pm

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Stepping It Up A Notch

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St 3rd Fl, Rockville, Maryland 20850

For intermediate throwers interested in improving their basic forms and going bigger; plates and platters, bowls, and vertical pieces. Students can work in the VisArts clay of their choice, but clay is not included in registration.

Tuesday Oct 24th, 2pm

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Tableware Intensive

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St 3rd Fl, Rockville, Maryland 20850

Making Handmade Tableware is a wonderful way to combine all the pottery techniques of handbuilding. wheelthrowing and surface decoration with the love of cooking and food. Explore the handbuilding techniques of pinch, coil and slab to make tableware. Give a personal voice to your work with decorating techniques in the wetware, leatherhard and bisque...

$265

8 sessions

Monday Oct 30th, 4pm

Intermediate/Advanced Wheel

at Alexandria Clay Cooperative - Alexandria
2389 S. Dove St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This 8-week class open to students who have mastered the basics, and it will concentrate on more advanced techniques such as altered forms and surface texture. Students will also learn more advanced glazing techniques.  Classes are informal and kept small (8 students max) to allow instructors to provide each student with individual attention...

$220

8 sessions

Wednesday Nov 1st, 7pm

Try the Wheel: Ages 8 & Up

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St 3rd Fl, Rockville, Maryland 20850

We provide one and a half pounds of clay per student and all other necessary materials, and the instructor walks you through step by step on how to make a wheel thrown piece. It's a perfect chance to learn the basics of wheel throwing while enjoying the company of friends and other creative folks. This class is especially designed for those who have...

Saturday Oct 28th, 6pm

Try the Wheel: Ages 18 & Up

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St 3rd Fl, Rockville, Maryland 20850

We provide one and half pounds of clay per student and all other necessary materials, and the instructor walks you through step by step on how to make a wheel thrown piece. It's a perfect chance to learn the basics of wheel throwing while enjoying the company of friends and other creative folks. This class is especially designed for those who have...

Saturday Oct 28th, 9pm

Beginner/Intermediate Wheel

at Alexandria Clay Cooperative - Alexandria
2389 S. Dove St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This 8-week class is open to students of all levels and will teach students how to create hand-built pottery using various techniques such as slab construction, coil pots, extruded clay, pinch pots, and more.   Classes are informal and kept small (8 students max) to allow instructors to provide each student with individual attention as needed....

$220

8 sessions

Saturday Nov 4th, 11am

Try the Wheel: Ages 14 & Up

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St 3rd Fl, Rockville, Maryland 20850

We provide one and half pounds of clay per student and all other necessary materials, and the instructor walks you through step by step on how to make a wheel thrown piece. It's a perfect chance to learn the basics of wheel throwing while enjoying the company of friends and other creative folks. This class is especially designed for those who have...

Thursday Nov 2nd, 7pm

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One Shot!

at District Clay Center - Langdon
2414 Douglas St NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20018

You get a wheel, clay, a nice instructor, some local beer* and wine, a cracker or two and 2.5 hours to try your hand at the wheel. If you like it, you can get your $45 class fee credited to a ten week session. If you don't, at least you got a beer and some mud on your hands. Never a bad thing. Note: Because you are working with wet clay, there...

Friday Dec 1st, 6:30pm

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Handbuilding: Basic Through Advanced

at Glen Echo Pottery - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Instruction in pinch, coil, and slab construction techniques, plus surface decoration, glazing, and firing at cone 10 reduction. Individual guidance for all levels of experience; special attention to newcomers.  Experienced potters can pursue independent projects with guidance of instructor.   Students may only enroll in one handbuilding...

$158

5 sessions

Wednesday Nov 29th, 7pm

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Handbuilding: Basic Through Advanced Independent Study

at Glen Echo Pottery - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Ongoing adult students of GEP may pursue Independent Study during Spring and Summer classes; however, there will be NO instruction. Independent Study students may use the studio during the time for which they registered and during open studio hours. Eligibility: ongoing students or students with at least 1 previous handbuilding class at GEP. No new...

$158

5 sessions

Saturday Dec 2nd, 10am

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Large Pot Workshop (Composite Throwing)

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

You have seen his work at the Rooftop Gallery and in VisArts, now learn from Ryan Rakhshan just how to throw large composite forms. The specific techniques of throwing rings, coils and sections will all be discussed and demonstrated. In addition students will learn proper drying, firing and glazing techniques for large forms. Please come to the class...

$100

2 sessions

Saturday Dec 2nd, 10am