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 6 weeks, of 3 hours per session. An additional of 6 open studio sessions will be included which has to be taken during the first 4 weeks of the course duration.
Instructor led Session dates: October 3rd, 9th, 10th , 16th , 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th, 31st and November 13th, 14th and 20th
NOTE: Please go through the dates and the respective days of the course sessions as not all sessions are being conducted on all Saturday and Sunday.
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 and glazes that are made 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, glazes, apron and a set of basic pottery tools which is to be used during the sessions.
Shreshtha comes from a diverse background of art, ceramics and science. Juggling a corporate day job in the Science field and Ceramics as a passion for a decade, Shreshtha believes the two polar opposite interests sustain each other in more ways than one.
Currently as a studio artist and enjoys exploring and experimenting with ceramics. Having started her journey with Clay at Claystation, she has had a very fulfilling association with the craft and hopes to share this experience with others while continuing to explore the rich avenues this medium has to offer.
- 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
October 3 - November 20 | 2:30 PM-5:30 PM
Saturday and Sunday
Number of sessions: 18
Instructor: Shreshtha Rakshit
Venue: Claystation Studio HSR Layout
Fee: 13100 Rs.