Put a Lid on It! – Wednesday Mornings with Wyn Matthews (6/7 – 7/12), 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Dates: Wednesdays, June 7th – July 12th (6 weeks)

Times: 10:00AM – 1:00PM

Price: $360 (glaze, 1 bag of B Mix clay, firing, instruction and drop-in open studio time included). Tools ($20 + tax) and additional clay ($15-$35 per 25 lb bag) available for purchase at Clay Studio.

Description: This course will cover how to make lidded vessels; beginning with the exploration of four different types of lids and ending with an opportunity for more creative exploration and experimentation in form making. Students will learn to create 4 basic lid types:  Recessed, Domed, Flanged, and Ginger Jar. Throughout the course, participants will experiment with the different lid types and will be encouraged to explore their vessels in more detail and variations. Age 18+.

This course is suitable for: Intermediate and advanced students. Skill expectation is that the student can confidently center and throw an 6’’ tall basic cylinder with fairly even walls and rim.

Recommended prerequisite classes: At least one Introduction to Wheel Throwing class (the more experience, the better)

Additional Tools Required by Students: You’ll need a caliper to measure your pot and lid diameters.

Drop-in open studio hours will be available for this course: Students are welcome to come in to Clay Studio during our Open Studio Lab hours to work independently on Sundays from 11AM-4PM, Mondays from 10AM-1PM, Tuesdays from 4PM-8PM, and Fridays from 10AM-1PM. Please note that Open Studio Lab hours are subject to change.

Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate: Effective January 1, 2023 Clay Studio has removed  the vaccine requirements for  all employees, teachers, members and students to be fully vaccinated in order to enter the studio. Clay Studio encourages employees and students to remain current with vaccines and boosters based on an individual’s health and risk assessment, and to wear masks to protect yourself, family and community. 

Instructor:  Wyn Matthews

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Jun 07 2023 - Jul 12 2023


10:00 am - 1:00 pm