Form and Surface - Tuesday Afternoons with James Haggerty (4/30-6/18), 1:30 - 4:30
Clay Studio SB

Form and Surface - Tuesday Afternoons with James Haggerty (4/30-6/18), 1:30 - 4:30

Regular price $360.00 $0.00 Unit price per

Dates: Tuesdays, 4/30-6/18

Times: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Price: $360 (glaze, one bag of reclaimed clay, firing, instruction and drop-in open studio time included). Tools ($15 + tax for a toolkit) and additional clay ($10-$35 for a 20-25 lb bag) available for purchase at Clay Studio.

Description:

Form & Surface This course will focus on refining throwing skills, studying form and exploring unique surface treatments. We will work with techniques used by important potteries from the Arts & Crafts Movement,(1880s-1920s), and various studio artists. Some of the techniques will include, vitreous slips, sprigging, incising, glaze-on glaze, clay-body inclusions, Raku and more. Each student will have the opportunity to explore these various techniques on their own ceramics. Special glazes and unique firings processes will be explored in this course. 

This class is recommended for: Intermediate or advanced students, but all are welcome. Students must be able to throw and trim a simple cylinder or construct one by hand. Age 18+. 

Drop-in Lab hours: 

Students are welcome to come in during our open studio lab hours to work independently on Tuesdays 3 PM-8 PM and Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 10 AM-4 PM. Please note that occasional workshops and events may be held during lab hours, in which case some wheels may be occupied. Lab hours are subject to change depending on studio needs. The last day for lab hours is Sunday, June 16th. Lab hours will not be available after the class has concluded.

*In the case that a make-up class must be scheduled, the students will be notified and the class may be held on a different day of the week. A refund or credit will not be issued in the case that a student cannot attend the make-up class.

Instructor:  James Haggerty