Please see below for a basic guide line on how we teach throwing on a potters wheel.
Step 1 Wedging Clay
Step 2 Making a ball
Step 3 Secure to the Wheel
Step 4 Smooth the Clay and Center the Clay
Step 5 Cone Up and Down
Step 6 Repeat Step 5 Cone up and Down 3 – 20 times
Step 5 Drill Down
Step 6 Open the Clay
Step 7 Compress the bottom of your Pot
Step 8 Pinch N Pull the Clay Wall
Step 9 Repeat Step 8 Pinch and pull the Clay Wall Compressing your rim each time 3 -10 times
Step 10 Shape the Clay into a vessel.