Ceramics Handbuilding: Ideas and Techniques For Developing Forms and Surfaces
July 29, 2018 – August 4, 2018
This workshop explores ideas and techniques for making ceramic pieces that are personal and expressive. Students will use hand built (pinch, coil, slab, press-mold) and wheel components singly or in combination to construct composite functional or sculptural forms. Surface markings and textures may be developed, altered or enriched by utilizing additive and/or subtractive processes. The pieces will be bisque-fired only, with class discussion of slips, oxides and glazes related to firing temperatures. Open to all skill levels, although some clay experience will be helpful.
COURSE FEE: $525
Sandy Blain is Professor Emerita of Ceramics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Director Emerita, at Arrowmont. She is active with The Arizona State University Ceramic Research Center and is an adjunct faculty member at the Mesa Art Center. Blaine serves as a consultant to various arts organizations and teaches workshops.
In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.