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Terra Sigillatta and Hand Building the Easy Way

October 27, 2024 - November 1, 2024

Mike Griffin  ·  instagram


Workshop Overview

REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS CURRENTLY FULL. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN A WAITLIST FOR THE CLASS YOU MAY DO SO BELOW.

In this workshop, students will focus on handbuilding functional and creative forms while learning to create and apply terra sigilatta. The students will learn and build many utilitarian forms: from coffee mugs to different types of lidded jars and bowls. Wheel throwing and altering forms will also be covered. The workshop will be a creative week of experimenting for the students and open to all skill levels.

Techniques

  • Coil building
  • Mixing terra sigillatta
  • Surface decoration

Materials

  • Clay
  • Paper
  • Terra sigillatta
  • Underglazes
  • Glaze
  • Pinstripe tape

Outcomes

  • Easy terra sigillatta recipes
  • Hand building methods

 

COURSE FEE: $690

Fees exclude housing and meal plans. Review housing options here.


Artist Bio

Mike Griffin is a father, an artist and a golf professional. Living in Upstate New York six months out of the year, he is in his studio mostly every day. Mike is represented in galleries up and down the east coast including the Arrowmont Gallery in Knoxville. Recently featured in the February 2022 issue of Ceramics Monthly, he is well known for his use of terra sigillatta and handbuilding techniques.

  • Mike Griffin
  • Mike Griffin
  • Mike Griffin


Register

In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.

Call 865-436-5860 with questions about registering for this workshop.


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