This class is designed for beginning to expert potters who wish to explore the design possibilities in hand building and improve their skills in this area, with an emphasis on craftsmanship.
In this class, the student will learn to design and build using pinch, slab and coil methods of working with clay. He or she will learn to design for hand building, solve technical problems with clay, such as building strong ceramic joints and structurally strong pieces, decorating techniques using slips, sprigs, and other methods, professional courtesy in an open studio environment, and basic glazing.
Note: Materials fee of $80 will be collected on the first class by the instructor.
There will be one class on Thursday evening and one lab on Monday.