CLASS : WHEEL : Beyond the Basics--Intermediate Intensive WITH JILL ROSS MELTZER (adult, 8 students, 4 weeks, 3 hours each class) $180
IN-DEPTH WHEEL Beyond the Basics--Intermediate Intensive with Jill Ross Metlzer
Fall mini session 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23,
Ready to push yourself Beyond the Basics and grow your skills? This small class runs every 8 weeks and offers intensive instruction, with more complex projects, longer class hours and limited enrollment.* Say goodbye to heavy bottoms, uneven walls, wobbly rims, drooping handles and other common throwing problems, and get ready to learn new and different techniques each session.
PRE-REQUISITE: Students must be able to throw a centered 4” cylinder
For no extra fees, you are free to drop in on other regular studio classes and practice as long as there is room. You may also attend our free open studio sessions every Tuesday 10am-12:30pm & Sunday 12:30 - 3pm.
CLASS INCLUDES 25 lbs of clay, all tools, one 12" x 36" shelf, slip, glazes, oxide washes, and bisque and glaze firings.**
*Classes are limited to 8 students
**Students who use large amounts of clay may incur firing charges or should transfer to our artist program.
***Sorry, no drop-ins of students not registered in this class.
Teacher: Jill Ross Meltzer
About Jill Ross Meltzer
Jill has taught beginning to advanced wheel throwing for nearly ten years at District Clay and other venues. She also inaugurated - with Liz Lockett and Jon Kerr - District Clay's popular online interactive class schedule in 2020.
Before moving to DC, she was an Associate at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia and a professional member of the Potters Guild in Wallingford, PA. Jill graduated with a degree in Ceramics from The George Washington University/Corcoran School of Art and has attended many workshops around the country. In her previous life, Jill was a practicing attorney in DC.
Jill’s primary interest is in making functional one-of-a-kind serving pieces with a decided bent towards the decorative. Harmonizing the demands of utility with those of imparting some measure of magic to everyday things is a challenge she finds inspiring.
jrossmeltzer (at) gmail (dot) com.