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Course Description

ALL LEVELS WELCOME. Explore the potter’s wheel in this challenging, but fun, class. Instructor, Sophie Fennel, will demonstrate all of the basics steps needed to create your own functional vessels on the pottery wheel. Wedging, centering, and throwing small forms will all be covered, as well as handle-making and simple decorative techniques for personalizing your work. Intermediate and advanced levels students will continue building their skills while exploring more challenging techniques and troubleshooting.

*Wheethrowing can be very messy so please dress accordingly- short sleeves recommended. Feel free to bring an apron.

*Additional clay available for $50 a bag (includes glaze & firing cost).

OPEN STUDIO TIME Additional studio hours are available to adult students who are registered for a class to practice the skills you have learned.

AAN is able to provide scholarships/tuition aid through the Healing Through the Creative Arts Program. This program is made possible through funding from the Town of Nantucket Human Services Department. For questions or assistance please contact Elizabeth Buccino, Director of Education

Cancellation Policy

AAN depends upon student tuition to continue to offer classes and workshops. Due to our commitment to small class sizes and the hands-on nature of art education, we are greatly impacted by cancellations. Nevertheless, we do understand that plans change. If you need to cancel your reservation for a class or workshop, please note our cancellation/refund policy here and let us know as soon as possible.

Materials

Materials Included in tuition.

Sophie Fennell

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