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Pottery on the Wheel

July 8, 15, 22, 29: Learn wedging, centering, throwing, and trimming basic forms in this 4 day class. Enjoy one-on-one interaction as you learn the skills needed to become comfortable working on the potter’s wheel. Class will include basics of decorating, glazing, and firing finished work.

[tabby title=”Instructor Bio”] John Huston’s philosophical view is as simple and straight-forward as his pots. “As a potter, it is always wonderful and humbling to pick up a pot that is 100, 1,000, or even 5,000 years old and find the fingerprints of the person who made it. That connection to all those who have done this before me is a real anchor in these times that seem to place great value on instant gratification and constant change above a shared constancy. Making pots is slow, deliberate work that requires a quiet centeredness.”

John’s work is available at the Glen Lake Artists Gallery in Glen Arbor.

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[tabby title=”Dates/Times”] July 8, Time: 6-9pm

July 15, Time: 6-9pm

July 22, Time: 6-9pm

July 29 Time: 6-9pm

[tabby title=”Supply List”] Please bring a notebook and pen/pencil, other supplies are furnished.

Bring your own tools if you have them.

Please wear old clothes and bring an old towel.

[tabby title=”Refund Policy”] We understand that your plans might change. If they do, notify the GAAC office as soon as possible. Requests for cancellation by the student at least thirty (30) days prior to the first day of the workshop will be honored (minus a $20 processing fee). NO REFUNDS will be given for a student cancellation made less than thirty (30) days prior to the first day of the workshop.

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Details

Date:
July 8, 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$160 – $175
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Venue

Thoreson Farm
3694 S Thoreson Rd
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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Instructor
John Huston
Skill
Beginner / Intermediate

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