Straight Lines and Open Curves - Tuesdays 6 weeks - starts 13 December
with Staci Crutchfield
Wheel skills development is suitable for beginners or people with some wheel experience. The focus will be on creating cylinder and bowl forms on the wheel using a stoneware clay body. Surface treatments to be covered will include slip, texturing and resist.
Course Structure and Content:
Week 1 & 2– Centering and lifting of clay at the wheel to form straight-sided shapes as the starting point for mugs, jars and vases.
Week 3 & 4 – Centering, opening and lifting clay to form open curved shapes as the starting point for bowls and rounded vessels.
Week 5 & 6 – Turning flat bottomed or footed forms and surface treatment techniques. Demonstration of handles, lugs and sprigs according to interest.
Starts Tuesday 13 December 6-9pm