Handbuilding: Functional to Sculptural

Wednesdays, 1:00pm - 4:00pmSept 13 - Nov 1510 weeks
Barbara HanselmanAges 18+$320

Try your hand at hand-building to create functional and sculptural works in clay. This class will provide a solid foundation for students to develop unique, expressive works! Each class session will start with an instructor demonstration. Students will work on projects of their choosing with assistance and guidance from the instructor. Bring your ideas and a sketchbook! All levels are welcome.

About the Instructor: Barbara Hanselman

Barbara Hanselman started her adventure in clay 33 years ago and came to be known for her hand-built featherweight pots and terra sigillata enhanced earthenware beads. Her clay work has been acknowledged with awards at Strictly Functional Pottery Nationals and the Pennsylvania Guild Exhibitions in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Lark Books chose two of her bowls to appear in their 2003 publication, “500 Bowls” and selected her transfer printed bowl, “What’s in a Word…” to appear in their 2006 publication, “Image Transfer on Clay.” Her tutorial on making 2-part ceramic clay necklaces appears in the magazine, Belle Armoire Jewelry, Fall 2015. Her classes and workshops on Clay Hand Building Techniques, The Forming of Clay Rattles and Making Beads in Clay are offered at local art centers in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Mount Airy, Philadelphia

Since 1953