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: September 11th, 12th, 18th ,25th, 26th and October 9th , 10th, 16th, 17nd , 23rd, 24th and 30th
NOTE: Please go through the dates and the respective days of the course sessions as not all sessions are being conducted on every 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.
Born and bought up in the city of arts and crafts, Jaipur. Aastha has always been influenced by the richness of culture and crafts that India has. She graduated as a craft designer in ceramics from Indian Institute of Crafts and Design and the later went to Golden Bridge Pottery to enhance her skills in pottery.
She believes that working in ceramic had endless possibilities and she hopes to keep exploring them. She loves to experiment with the materials, push its limits and discover new methods in the process.
- 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
September 11 - October 30 | 10:30 AM-1:30 PM
Saturday and Sunday
Number of sessions: 18
Instructor: Aastha Sahal
Venue: Claystation Studio HSR Layout
Fee: 13100 Rs.