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This class will cover how to make a portable canvas covered wedging board for the home studio. We will be modeling our boards off the ones at The ArtsCenter’s studio which are not only used for wedging but for many hand-building activities.

Canvas covered boards are easy to clean, durable, and are great as a designated work surface for clay. This class will be a 3 hour class held online through Zoom. I will demonstrate how to make a board and there will be time for any questions throughout the class and at the end. Students are welcome to use scraps of plywood or untreated wood boards as long as they are 1/2 thick. I recommend they be 2 feet long on one side so students can use them to wedge or hand-build on kitchen countertops which are usually 2 feet deep.
Materials required:
-at least 1/2 inch thick plywood cut to fit your needs and space (2ft x 1-3ft)
-canvas drop cloth (painting type works fine) or heavy canvas fabric
-staple gun and staples
-4 corner braces
-electric drill and drill bits
-scissors to cut canvas
-computer with video and sound capacities

Otterness – Saturday, May 23rd, 9am-12pm (TACOL Spring 2020)

This class is conducted online! A computer with audio, video, and internet functionality is required. Student gives permission for The ArtsCenter and for instructor to use their image and comments in class recordings for promotional non-commercial purposes. Refunds and exchanges are not offered for online classes.


All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.

ArtsCenter members receive 15% off of the cost of this course!