Instructor: Allens Lane Faculty
Raku Beginners Welcome: no experience necessary
Experience first hand the fast firing process of RAKU. Participants will be guided through the process of glazing, kiln loading, firing, and post-reduction cooling. Your beautiful lustrous pottery will be ready to take home that day. Bring 3-5 bisque pieces with you. An assortment of glazes will be available for your use at the ALAC studio.
$60 per person
Sundays, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Aug. 15, 2021
Sept. 19, 2021
Oct. 17, 2021
Creative Hand Building & Tile Making
Students will be guided through a series of clay projects that will address basic hand-building techniques. Included will be the physical manipulation of the clay, such as darting, stretching, and carving, surface decorating with brushwork and color, and finish glazing techniques. These projects will offer options, and enough flexibility for you to express your own unique vision. A syllabus will be provided along with suggestion for setting up your workspace. Glaze sessions for using our studio glazes will be available by appointment with regard to social distancing.
Tuesdays, 9/14-11/16 (10 weeks)
Pottery and Hand Wheel Techniques
Students will be guided through a series of pottery wheel projects that will address basic throwing techniques to help build skills. Projects will focus on particular forms, to include a variety of surface treatments. Examples and discussions reference contemporary as well as historic pottery. A syllabus will be provided along with suggestion for setting up your workspace. Glaze sessions for using our studio glazes, as well as one-on-one wheel appointment will be made available with regard to social distancing.
Tuesdays, 9/14-11/16 (10 Weeks)