How to Throw a Cup on the Potter's Wheel
Would you like to learn how to Throw a Cup on the Potter's Wheel? Are you currently looking to learn new ceramic skills or would you like to recap on the skills you already have?
A cup can be used as tableware and is more suitable for cold drinks as there is no handle. Drinks could be juice, smoothies or even alcohol.
Learning how to throw a cup also helped to give me the skills needed to create ceramic sculpture as a lot of my sculpture starts on the potter’s wheel.
Learning how to throw a cup is in some ways similar to throwing a cylinder as you are pulling the clay walls upwards but then slightly outwards to shape it. Throwing a cup is quite a simple process compared to say making a mug as there are less processes involved.
In this downloadable content you will receive a 26 page PDF document with colour images with a step by step guide and tips. The contents includes:
- Who is this course for?
- A little bit about me and why I created this guide.
- Why learn how to throw a Cup on the Potter’s Wheel?
- Health and Safety.
- What Tools, Equipment and Materials do I need to get started? Including Tips.
- How to throw a Cup on the Potter’s Wheel? Including Tips and Potential problems and How to Solve Them. (Also, please see the linked Video Demonstration)
- Conclusion. Suppliers: Were to buy the tools, equipment and materials shown in this content.
You will also have access to one video (link provided in the pdf) from me demonstrating How to throw a Cup on the Potter's Wheel.
This Couse is designed for anyone over the age of 8. Children can do this course but it is recommended he/she has adult supervision.
This course is for people that are beginners who are wanting to learn the basics of “How to Throw a Cup on the Potter’s Wheel. It is also for people who are experienced and would like to top up on the skills they already have, lean new ones and become more efficient.
To do this course you will need access to a dedicated space to work in, a potter’s wheel, clay and ceramic tools.
I wanted to put in everything I have learned about throwing a Cup on the potter’s wheel and all the related information in one place to save you time having to look for it either through books or the internet.
I also realise the need to focus on acquiring skills that relate to the individual’s needs. That is why I have created this focused step by step guide for you.