Basics of Clay – Wheel Throwing

Instructor: Karen Palmer

Basics of Clay

Level: Beginner

This is a wheel throwing class for beginners and those wanting to become proficient on the wheel. This class will explore many functional forms as well as teach the basics that go into creating finished pieces. We will focus on individual challenges as you throw basic forms. Please leave rings, watches and bracelets at home and wear clothing and footwear appropriate for a clay class. Hair should be tied back. Students should bring an apron, recycling bag and an old bath towel. Price includes 1 bag of M340 clay, clay tool kit and all other materials. Additional clay is available for purchase at the VCAC front desk. This course will qualify members to use the clay studio on a drop-in basis.

Date Options:

April 6 to May 4 (every Tues) 1:30-4:30

April 29 to May 27 (every Thurs) 5:30-8:30

May 29 to June 26 (every Sat) 9:30-12:30

Members $195 Non-Members $210

Call us at 250-542-6243 or drop by the Arts Centre to register today!

Masks are required. If you are feeling unwell or have symptoms of Covid-19, please do not enter the building. If you have questions, concerns, or would like to know more about our health and safety protocols, please feel free to call us at 250-542-6243.


This event is running from 6 April 2021 until 26 June 2021. It is next occurring on April 20, 2021

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