Enriching lives through art and craft

Slippery: Growing Form From Line

June 12 - 17, 2022

Stephanie Lanter  ·  stephanielanter.com


Workshop at a glance

Discover slip trailing as a technique to build ceramic forms.

Techniques

  • How to plan and create designs for this slip trailing process
  • How to slip trail onto plaster molds to build forms
  • How to assemble slip-trailed paper clay parts to build form
  • How to apply underglaze and glaze to enhance slip trailed texture
  • How to transport and fire slip trailed forms

Materials

  • Cone 6 Porcelain paper slip
  • Plaster molds
  • Underglaze
  • Ceramic shards

Outcomes

  • Once-fired slip-trailed sculptures, vessels, or jewelry
  • Lots of new ideas about ways to construct objects out of slip

Artist Bio

Stephanie Lanter is an artist and educator who works in clay, fiber, mixed media, and words. She is assistant professor of ceramics at the Hartford Art School in Connecticut, and formerly taught at Emporia State University in Kansas. Lanter received an MFA from Ohio University and a BA from Xavier University. She has had art residencies at the Red Lodge Clay Center, the Archie Bray Foundation, Arrowmont’s Pentaculum, the LH Project, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, the Mendocino Arts Center, and Jentel. Along with exhibiting and demonstrating her sculptural work internationally, she has given numerous workshops and presentations including for NCECA, ArtAxis, and CAA.
Arrowmont Connections

  • Stephanie Lanter
  • Stephanie Lanter
  • Stephanie Lanter
  • Stephanie Lanter

Workshop Description

In this workshop students will discover slip trailing (traditionally an ornamental surfacing process in ceramics) as a technique to build forms. You will watch how line drawings grow into objects and enjoy this new-but-old technique. Participants will explore a no-tech version of 3D printing (or trailing paper clay slip by hand) onto plaster molds to create layered objects that can be sculpture, vessels, or jewelry. During class you will experiment, learn between the lines, and create intricate, rhythmic pieces. Basic knowledge of ceramics would be beneficial; however, the class is open to all skill levels.

COURSE FEE: $690  ·  materials list



The health and safety of students, faculty, and staff is a priority at Arrowmont. To that end, a Personal Conduct & Social Distancing Policy has been adopted to foster a safe learning environment during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here for the detailed Policy.


ART WORKSTENNESSEE ARTS COMMISIONTENNESSEE FOR THE ARTSTennessee Specialty License PlatesEAST TENNESSEE FOUNDATIONWindgate Foundation Arrowmont is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of Treasury.

Donation to Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

How much would you like to donate?
$50 $100 $250 $0 $0
Would you like to make regular donations? I would like to make donation(s)
How many times would you like this to recur? (including this payment) *
First Name *
Last Name *
Email *
Phone
Current Mailing Address
Additional Note
A current mailing address is required to receive an acknowledgement/tax receipt.
Loading...
X