Richard Bayles

Pottery Wheel for Beginners

Thomas Connery

Weekly Classes

6 Week Sessions
Multiple Dates (See Below)

Saturday's 9 a.m.–Noon


This six week course is designed exclusively for those who are new to wheel work and is open for ages 12 through adult. Have fun while gaining confidence on the potters wheel. Small class size ensures that each student receives personalized, one-on-one instruction and encouragement for a fascinating hands-on experience that will bring out the potter in you.

Tuition includes the first 25 pound bag of clay. Additional clay may be purchased during class for $30 per bag which also includes glazing and firing fees. Enrolled students may also participate in one open studio session per week: Open Studios: Wednesday & Saturday 1 - 4

6 Sessions

TUITION: $220 (member $202) includes the first bag of clay. Additional bags of clay may be purchased during class for $30 per bag which includes glazing & firing fees. Enrolled students may also participate in one open studio session per week. Cancellation Policy: Student may cancel up to 7 days before the first day of class for a 15% fee. There are no refunds after the 7-day cut-off date.  If the Sedona Arts Center has to cancel the class for any reason, all money paid will be refunded in full.

January 6–February 10, 2018

February 17–March 24, 2018

March 31–May 5, 2018

May 12–June 16, 2018

June 30–August 4, 2018

August 11–September 15, 2018

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Thomas Connery is an inspiring artist and undergrad student from Northern Arizona University. He is a wheel-throwing potter who works with altered forms and atmospheric firings to catch the flame of the kiln onto the finished piece.







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