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Beginners' Wheel Throwing


Join instructor, Jim Linksvayer, to explore a variety of techniques, tools, and materials needed to create ceramic wares on the pottery wheel, from wedging and centering, to pulling and trimming. 

This six-week beginners' course meets from 6 to 8pm every Thursday from October 12th through November 16th.

Cost: $115

The cost of this class includes two hours of studio time per week for six weeks withaccess to all the equipment and tools in our clay studio, plus in-depth instruction, as well as the cost of clay, glazes, and kiln firings.

Instructor Bio, Jim Linksvayer: 

From childhood on, I have loved drawing and sketching; actually, anything to do with art.

College consisted of two years at Colorado State and my final two at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. I got hooked on clay in my first pottery class, and I never looked back. After college, I took several workshops on functional pottery while setting up my own business. Since then I have had studios in three different locations. Teaching since 1984 helps keep me up to date with other people and gives me feedback on my work.

I sell my work at art fairs, galleries, and my studio. My inspiration comes from nature and travel.


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Earlier Event: October 11
Drop-In Stained Glass Mosaics
Later Event: October 14
Empty Bowls Fundraiser