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Ceramics: Intro to Wheel Throwing

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Ceramics: Intro to Wheel Throwing (Age 16+)​

April 4, 11, 18, 25 ​from ​6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Satisfy your curiosity, and experience a fun and thorough introduction to throwing on the potter’s wheel. Learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups, bowls and more. Your instructor will guide you through the process of throwing, shaping and trimming pots, as well as basic surface decoration and glazing techniques. This class is designed for students with little or no experience on the potter’s wheel.

​Teaching Artist: ​Maarten Tromp van Holst

Cost: Monthly $85 Member / $100 Non-member
4 Month Package $300 Member / $360 Non-member

​Bio: ​Maarten saw a demonstration in high school of wheel throwing and was drawn to work with clay. He has 2 years of Education in Pottery at EOU and was a student of Tom Dimond. Later he was an apprentice with Betty Feves in Pendleton. Maarten was a production thrower at Bennett Welsh Studio in Gresham Oregon. As life took over with other jobs and responsibilities as an adult he was away from pottery for a time. He has rejoined working with clay and fire for the last five years.

Register here: https://artcentereast.org/calendar/ceramics-intro-to-wheel-throwing/2018-04-04/