Throwing Large Scale Vessels

October 26 - October 27, 2024

Throwing Large Scale Vessels


Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $395
Material Fee: $100

In this hands-on workshop, Harley will guide participants through the process of throwing large-scale vessels. From wedging and centering larger masses of clay to mastering sectional approaches of construction, participants will expand their technical ability while gaining a deep understanding of the techniques, skills, and specialized tools required to handle increased clay weights.

Workshops run from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day
NOTE: Our Dining Hall is closed for the season so lunches are NOT included. 

Level: Intermediate
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult



Harley Weigle

Harley Weigle holds a Bachelors in Fine Arts with a concentration in ceramics from Shippensburg University and completed a Post-Baccalaureate program in Ceramics at the University of Florida. Currently, Harley serves as a high school art educator, specializing in ceramics, in Hanover, PA. Beyond teaching, he works at Michael Sherrill’s Mudtools as a social media manager and marketer. Harley’s functional ceramic vessels have garnered recognition, being sold and exhibited on a national scale.

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