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Pottery Wheel 101

This class includes the introduction to the basic use of the pottery wheel as well as basic hand-building techniques. This is a great opportunity for students to receive hands on experience. Classes on the pottery wheel emphasize technical, personal and individual development for future abilities in the art world. Students will each complete a small pot on the pottery wheel and at least one other item using hand-building techniques. All artwork will be glazed by the student and fired. All supplies are included.

Students will learn:

  • Wedging
  • Centering
  • Pulling
  • Slab-Building
  • Coil-Building
  • Pinching
  • Glaze Decoration
  • Understanding of Firing Techniques


COLUMBUS LOCATIONS ONLY - Hand Building with Clay

Summer Project! Houses and Frog Houses

Just in time for your summer garden!! Kids!! Make a cool frog or fairy house for the garden or yard!! Ceramic artist Sylvana Whittaker, will teach this fun, creative class for your kids while making their very own frog/ fairy house that frogs, will actually want to live in!! (and maybe fairies too!)

This two-part class, will use traditional hand building techniques to make the house, then we will come back and use beautiful glazes to finish it and make a beautiful piece of art.  Your child will be so proud of their art work! 

Working in clay has been shown to improve children’s motor skills, self-esteem, and creativity! All while being a lot of fun!!

Upcoming Classes


7/16, 7/18
12:00 - 2:00 pm

Deer Run Elementary, Dublin, OH
Hand Building
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7/16, 7/18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Deer Run Elementary, Dublin, OH
Pottery Wheel
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