Wheel Thrown Pottery
Instructor: Patty Leyden
Wednesdays Beginning January 19th, 2022 (8 weeks)
Time: 6-9 p.m. Location: Elkhart Art League Studio, 132 Tyler Street, Elkhart IN 46516 in the west end of the Depot Building
Cost: Members $153; Non-members $186
25# of stoneware clay, glaze, and firing are included.
In this class, you will learn the basic techniques of throwing clay on the potters’ wheel. You will go through all the steps of creating clay forms from the initial step of centering the clay to making forms such as cylinders, bowls, plates, mugs, and pitchers. You will learn how to use the various tools involved in the throwing process, as well as how to trim, glaze, and fire your creations. Whether you are a beginner or if you have some experience with working on the pottery wheel, you’ll be sure to enjoy learning and being creative with this exciting medium!
Patty Leyden has been creating functional, wheel-thrown pottery for over 30 years. She has taught at the Lafayette Museum of Art and was in charge of the Artist Own Art CoOp. You can read more about Patty’s experience here.