SUNDAY July 29th (trimming) and August 5th (glazing) 12noon-3pm
$35/person (or one class from your 10-class card)
Trimming is one of the most important steps in making a pot with integrity. Learn wet trimming as well as the traditional leather hard approach. Proper use of metal trimming tools will be clearly explained, as well as sgraffito and other decorative carving approaches. Even handbuilt pieces can be trimmed! Bring two leather hard pieces to experiment on.
Glazing is a tricky step in working with clay, but with some information and time to practice a few techniques, you can begin to master this part of the process. At this workshop you will learn about taping, stamps, wax resist designs, overlapping glazes, glaze trailing, and low vs. high fire glazes.
You’ll also find out the difference between celedons and opaque glazes, and learn how and when to use matte and glossy glazes together for unique results. Bring a few of your own bisqued pieces to try techniques out on, or practice on some abandoned pots from our stash.