Spouts For Pouring Pots
July 17 - 22, 2022
Seth Green · sethgreenpottery.com
Workshop at a glance
Take your pouring pots to the next level. Create molded, wheel-thrown, and slab spouts for pouring pots and forms to inspire compelling clay compositions.
- Simple spout press molding technique
- Spout making in the wheel
- Forming slab spouts using cardstock templates
- Spout placement and attachment
- Basic pottery toolkit
- Stoneware and plaster
- Paper and pencil
- Making a variety of wheel thrown, molded and slab-built spouts
- Compose and plan for spout replacement on pouring pots
Seth Green is an associate professor of ceramics at Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana and has an MFA from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He is Co-founder of the Indiana Clay Conference and has been a resident at the Archie Bray Foundation. Green has been a demonstrator, visiting artist, and workshop presenter at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, the Clay Studio of Missoula, Michigan Mud Conference, Arrowmont, and at universities around the country.
In this workshop students will learn to make a variety of spouts for pouring pots including teapots, pitchers, and ewers. Demonstrations include making on the wheel and spout, lid, and handle assembly. Participants will also make simple plaster press molds and paper templates in addition to using the wheel to make spouts. Further exploration will include spout, form, and handle composition and attaching and assembling techniques. Ultimately, the workshop will give students the skills they need to confidently take their pouring pots to the next level. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $690 · materials list
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