Lucky Bats – Wheel Techniques with Clare Wilkening

June 09, 2022


When: June 9th from 11:00 am – 12:30 (PST)

Lucky Bats – Wheel Techniques with Clare Wilkening

Join Clare Wilkening in this fun demo and learn how to throw multiple cups during one session using the Lucky Bat.  Starting off with choosing how much clay to use and how to centre the clay.  Clare will demo the swirly cup technique and guide you through considering the lip and foot of the cup. You will learn how to use the guidelines on the reverse side of the bat for trimming and her trimming technique and preferred tools.  


Materials List: 

Red wheel throwing clay (Laguna B Mix Red

Standard Lucky Bat System

Set of Bat Pins

Basic Throwing Tool Kit (includes: Wooden rib, flexible metal rib, coin, sponge, pin tool, loop tool, and a wooden knife)

Mudtools (Polymer Rib)

A strip of shammy cloth


Other Materials:

For the Foot: Garrity Foot 6 9

For Trimming: Kemper loop tool from the pottery kit, Mudtools shredder replacement blade (I use it without the handle)





Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Artist Bio:

Clare Wilkening is an emerging ceramic artist with a focus on marine ecology. Clare utilises ceramic forms such as tiles, tableware, vases, and figurines to evoke, narrate, and respond to specific places and ecological issues. Clare’s work is for the Salish Sea and those who inhabit it.


Instagram: @clarewilkening.ceramics


Brand Bio:

Lucky Bats was founded by a family of savvy artists, and creative DIYers, passionate about making beautiful, practical products that enhance work and life. We started making our own Potter’s Bats System because what was available seemed so expensive and always out of stock. Lucky Bats are made in Robert’s Creek BC.


June 09, 2022
11:00 am - 12:30 pm