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Pottery on the Wheel; All Levels

August 5 @ 2:00 pm 5:00 pm

Start Date: Monday, August 5
No Class Sept 2, Labor Day
End Date: September 30
Time:
 2:00 – 5:00 PM
Total Sessions:
 8
Instructor:
 Ben Betourne
Location: Room 117
Ages:
Adults, 18+
Skill Level:
 All Levels
Registration Fee:
$295

About the class

All skill levels welcome!

Develop and improve your throwing skills while exploring a range of forms through multiple class projects in this all-level throwing class.  The instructor guides you through the basic steps of throwing, shaping, and trimming of pottery on the wheel.  This class is a great opportunity for students to hone basic techniques of throwing on the wheel and expand skills in all aspects of pottery.  Surface decoration techniques will be explored.

With your 8 week class registration, students receive the opportunity to purchase a studio pass for ½ off during the duration of their class. Sign ups for membership will be included in your preclass email.

Please share any special considerations (medical, physical, learning) that will help your instructor make your class accessible and accommodating for you. You can share these considerations when register or by emailing Sean at sean@sonomacommunitycenter.org.

The Sonoma Community Center (the Center) strives to create an inclusive, safe community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. The Center is committed to creating such an environment because it brings out the fullest potential in each of us, which, in turn, contributes directly to creating a community of belonging. In order to ensure a positive, safe, and welcoming experience for everyone, all program participants are asked to abide by the following policies, community agreements, and restorative safety protocol.

About the instructor

Ben Betourne

Instructor / Artist

Ben has been working in clay for over 16 years and is truly passionate about throwing pots. He specializes in large scale multi-part forms for indoor and outdoor use. His signature, carved surfaces distinguish his work with patterns referencing the energy he puts into throwing and finishing his impressive pots.
https://betourneceramics.com/

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