Intro to Wheelthrowing

Mark Lester

Days & Times

Fridays 6-8pm (registration is currently closed for this session)


Murray Hill


ALJ Members

$90 for 6 Weeks plus $30 materials fee(s)


$100 for 6 Weeks plus $30 materials fee(s)

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Class Description

In this class, you’ll learn the basic techniques for throwing on the potter’s wheel. We’ll start with simple forms such as cups and bowls, move to some intermediate forms as your skills progress. By the end of the class you’ll have a working knowledge of pottery and the wheel, as well as some original pieces to take home and use.

Course Schedule

  • Week 1: introduction, studio tour, cup demonstration and studio time
  • Week 2: Cups
  • Week 3: Bowls
  • Week 4: Trimming demo, open studio time
  • Week 5: Bottles and vases, open studio time
  • Week 6: Glazing demo