This beginner's course is designed for you to build solid foundation in wheel throwing, this is vital for you to master this art. Through this program you will learn fundamental techniques like wedging, centering, pulling and trimming. Also you will learn to throw and alter cylinders into bottles and one piece for creative expression.
Additionally, you will gain core knowledge of the basics of ceramics and clay. Good understanding about this versatile medium is quite critical for your learning process.
Also you will be introduced to basic glaze application techniques and couple of your selected pieces will be glazed to take home.
This is a 18 session course, with 12 instructor led sessions, spread over 3 weeks, of 3 hours per session. An additional of 6 open studio practice sessions will be included which has to be taken during the course duration.
Instructor led Session dates: December 7th, 8th , 9th , 10th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th ,21st, 22nd ,23rd and 24th
NOTE: Please go through the dates and the respective days of the course sessions as not all sessions are being conducted on all weekdays. The studio remain closed on Mondays.
The open studio sessions will be held from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM. One can choose 6 sessions from the following 8 open studio dates mentioned here: December 9th, 10th , 14th, 15th, 17th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd
We can accommodate only 8 students per wheel throwing batch, hence the registration will be on a first come first serve basis.
You will be working with cone 6 stoneware clay that is manufactured in house and used by professional ceramic artists. The class fee includes firing and supplies. As part of supplies you will be given 20kgs of stoneware clay, apron and a set of basic pottery tools which is to be used during the sessions.
Born in Hyderabad and brought up in 13 cities, she has always been curious to learn and adapt to new cities and their environment. She holds a BVA from College of fine arts, Bangalore specializing in applied art, while currently pursuing M.Des in ceramic and glass from Sriniketan, Bolpur.
Her journey in clay began with Claystation HSR, after a workshop by Mr. Ullaskar De was conducted at her college. She's constantly exploring and imbibing new techniques and methods and believes that ceramics has a lot more to offer, it's only a matter of diving straight into it.
- Registration and payment is required to secure a spot in class
Cancellation and refund Policy:1. No refunds will be provided if the registration is not cancelled 1 week before the start of the program2. A refund of 75% will be provided if cancellation does occur before 1 week of commencement of theprogram3. Claystation will not offer refund for the sessions missed4. Claystation reserves the right to cancel or change the schedule of classes. The participant will receive full refund in the event of cancellation. However, if the classes are rescheduled, there will be no refund
Studio Closure:If the studio is forced to close due to factors outside of our control such as severe weather conditions, or an infectious disease such as Covid-19, we will make effort to reschedule the paused sessions. However we will not offer any refunds
Transfers:Transfer to an alternative class date is not possible once you register. You will need to cancel the registration for the existing program (Cancellation and refund policy will apply) and re-register for the new program
December 7 - December 24 | 10:30 AM-1:30 PM
Tuesday to Friday
Number of sessions: 18
Instructor: Spandana Vella
Venue: Claystation Studio HSR Layout
Fee: 13100 Rs.