Class Description – Wheel-Throwing for All Levels

Have you ever wanted to learn to throw on a potters' wheel? or... do you already know how and just need more time to work on it? This class is meant for you. Wheel-Throwing for All Levels is open to a range of skill levels, from those who have never even seen a wheel, to those with more advanced skills. Come learn a lot and have some fun at Make Waynesboro Clay Studio in Waynesboro, VA!

The instructor will match the class to the student, so that all students improve from their current skill level.

Students in this class must be at least 16 years old.

Upcoming Sessions:

All sessions include 6 classes and are $150 per student, with all materials included (with up to a half-shelf of glaze fired work)

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What's it cost? What's the fee include?
A six-week class session costs $150.00 per student. Members of the SVAC and SAAC receive a 10% discount.

The $150 class fee includes 6 weeks of instruction, clay, use of studio tools, and firing credit. (Firing credit is limited. You'll be able to bisque some of your pieces, and glaze fire up to a half-shelf of work. Trust us-- that's enough. If you want to fire more, you'll be able to pay extra for it.)

The studio's address is 200 W 12th St., Waynesboro VA 22980.

The studio is part of a larger complex at The Mill at South River. Students will be provided with specific directions (including code for the gate, which you need after 5pm) before the first class.

Instructor Bio Jake Johnson (Monday classes)

This class will be taught by studio owner Jake Johnson. Jake holds an MFA in ceramics from Penn State, and his work has been featured in more than 40 exhibitions. Learn more at

More about the class sessions
During each class meeting, the instructor will demonstrate skills and give students time to practice. In general, the 5th class is devoted to completing "wet work", and the last class is for glazing. By the end of the session, everyone should have some finished work to take home!


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