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Pottery Wheel Clay Mugs Kids Camp (6/17, 6/18, 6/20)

A fun afternoon activity for kids 8-16.

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Pottery Wheel Clay Mugs Kids Camp (6/17, 6/18, 6/20)
Pottery Wheel Clay Mugs Kids Camp (6/17, 6/18, 6/20)

Time & Location

Jun 17, 2024, 3:00 PM – Jun 20, 2024, 5:00 PM

Arts On Fire, 217 E South St, Plano, IL 60545, USA

About the event

3-Day Workshop for 8-16 year olds to learn to make a marvelous set of 2-4 custom wheel thrown mugs. 

Location: Plano, IL

Instructor: Ava

Cost: $125

Dates & Times: 6/17 3-5pm, 6/18 3-5pm, 6/20 3-5pm

Students should expect to walk away from the class with a set of 2-4 mugs, ready to paint in 2 weeks. Painting and firings are included in price of class. 

Monday, the first day, will concentrate on an introduction to the wheel, as well as learning to reliably throw a neat, consistent cylinder. These pieces may be recycled and used as clay for the second day. On Tuesday, participants will build on the skills learned the first day, and perfect throwing the bodies of their mugs. After being left to dry for a day, students will return on Thursday to make and attach handles, as well as carve, etch, or attach surface decorations to thier mugs. The mugs will be left to dry and prepare for firing. This process may take 2 weeks. Participants will be contacted via text when thier pieces are ready to paint. Painting may occur anytime during open studio hours. 

Cost of Class is $125. A $45 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is required to hold your spot. 

Remainder of Balance due first day of class.

RSVP online or contact the studio at 630-273-2119.

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