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  • Throwing with Frankie J. Mixon

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    Name: Throwing with Frankie J. Mixon
    Date: September 14, 2023
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    In pottery, a potter's wheel is a machine used in the shaping (known as throwing) of clay into round ceramic ware. The wheel may also be used during the process of trimming excess clay. This 4-week series is designed for students who have never used the potters wheel and students who are developing throwing skills. Students will learn how to center the clay on the wheel and make basic forms, such as mugs, bowls, and vases. The participants will learn how to finish their work with decorating and glazing techniques.

    About the Teacher:

    Frankie J. Mixon is an SC Arts Commission visual arts fellow; Artist (specializing in pottery, clay sculptures, and mixed media); Classroom art teacher with a BA in art, two MA degrees in Elementary Education, and Reading with an emphasis in Elementary Education. Teaching philosophy: The study of art is an excellent way to promote creativity, self-esteem, and self-expression. EVERY CHILD IS SPECIAL.

    Black Creek Arts
    116. W. College Ave. 
    Date/Time Information:

    Dates & Times:

    Option 1:

    Thursdays from 6:00-8:00pm

    September 7, 14, 21, and 28

    Option 2:

    Sundays from 4:00-6:00pm

    September 10, 17, and 24, and October 1

    Contact Information:
    Jamie Martell


    $200 includes one 5lb bag of clay

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