CLASS : WHEEL : IN-DEPTH WHEEL THROWING - Beyond the Basics (adult, 9 students, 8 weeks) $350
IN-DEPTH WHEEL THROWING- Beyond the Basics with Jill Ross Meltzer
Ready to push yourself Beyond the Basics and advance your skills? This small class is runs every 8 weeks and offers more intensive, one-on-one instruction, with longer class hours and limited enrollment.* Say goodbye to heavy bottoms, uneven walls, wobbly rims, droopy handles and other common problems, and get ready to learn new skills and techniques each session.
For no extra fees, you are free to drop in on other regular studio classes and practice. You may also attend our free open studio sessions every Sunday 12:30 - 3pm.
PRE-REQUISITE Students must be able to throw a 5" cylinder
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 9 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
A Teaching Artist at the District Clay Center, Jill has taught beginning to advanced wheel throwing for over seven years. 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.