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Whereby to Make Pottery on the Wheel for Beginners

Online Course Highlights
  • Steve McDonald via Udemy
  • 1 hours on-demand video
  • 490+ already enrolled!
  • 4.8 ★★★★★ (16 Ratings)
  • Skill Level: Mixed
  • Language: English

What you’ll learn

  • Buy the right tools for the job for around $10
  • Set up your permanent or temporary pottery studio.
  • Arrange your wheel, water and tools and get ready to throw a pot.
  • Throw a pot on the wheel from start to finish.
  • Choose the right clay.
  • Center your clay on the wheel.
  • Pull up the walls of your pot.
  • Shape the walls and finish the rim of your pot.
  • Cut your pot free from the pottery wheel.
  • Throw a bowl.
  • Throw a vase.
  • Throw a plate and trim a foot into the bottom of it on the pottery wheel.


You will get the most out of this course if you have access to a pottery wheel and clay so you can follow along with the lessons. This course is suitable for first time beginners on the wheel or students who need to troubleshoot their techniques and/or learn some new throwing tricks. Aspiring potters seeking to refine their skills should check out the best online pottery lessons we offer, all available for free to help you master the wheel. For those interested in expanding their crafting repertoire, don’t miss our carefully selected Explore Crafting Courses in Silversmithing.

Course content

  • Introduction to pottery wheel Throwing
  • Pulling up wheels of your pot
  • Additional Pottery Making tips and Techniques
  • Putting all of the skills together
  • Intermediate Techniques – How to make a plate on the wheel
  • Bonus – Despicable five Ebook


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