Wheel Throwing 01 (July Weekday)

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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.

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 sessions will be included which has to be taken during the 3 weeks of the course duration.

Instructor led Session dates: July 13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, 27th, 29th and August 3rd, 5th, 10th, 12th, 17th and 19th

NOTE: Please go through the dates and the respective days of the course sessions as not all sessions are being conducted on all Wednesdays and Fridays.

The 6 open studio sessions will be held from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM on July 27th, 29th, August 3rd,  10th, 17th and 19th

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.

Instructor Brief:

"One could spend a lifetime working with clay and still be surprised by it which is both challenging and motivating", is what Rakshita Hiremath believes.
She enjoys teaching pottery to children and grown ups alike, thus hoping to initiate them into exploring the endless possibilities with the art.
She makes pieces that are functional and decorative using wheel throwing as well as hand building techniques. Experimentation with different surface decoration methods such as slips, underglazes and wax resists adds an element of fun to her work.
She is an engineer by training and an artist by choice. After working in the corporate world for a decade, a calling to explore the medium of clay brought her to Claystation, where she learnt and has been teaching.

NOTE:

  • 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 program
    2. A refund of 75% will be provided if cancellation does occur before 1 week of commencement of the
        program
    3. Claystation will not offer refund for the sessions missed
    4. 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

July 13 - August 19 | 2:30 PM-5:30 PM

Wednesday and Friday

Number of sessions: 18

Instructor: Rakshita Hiremath

Prerequisite: None

Venue: Claystation Studio HSR Layout

Age: 18

Fee: 13100 Rs.

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