Intermediate Wheel Pottery with Frank DeFabo
2020 Wheel classes: Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 pm: January 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5
Glazing Class: Feb 19
This class is for students already proficient at centering on the wheel. In five 2-hour sessions, potter Frank DeFabo will help participants explore intermediate throwing and embellishing techniques. In the sixth session, students will glaze their bisque-fired pottery. Shino glazes will be available.
Registration includes 25 lbs. clay, glazes, one bisque firing and one glaze firing. Open studio time for practice is available by appointment during regular gallery hours. Classes are limited to 6 students, ensuring a high level of individual attention, and are on a first-paid.
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A proposed schedule for the class:
We will throw and join multiple components to create extra-tall planters.
We will throw extra large narrow neck forms that will be carved and fenestrated to become lamp bases.
Week 3 and 4:
We will throw and assemble tea pots and matching cups.
We will create and small pieces of thrown and hand-built ceramics to be used as necklaces, earrings and other jewelry.