This class for the complete beginning and intermediate student focuses on the basic techniques for working with clay by hand and on the potter's wheel. Ongoing carving, glazing and decorating styles are also demonstrated.
Throwing and Hand-building
This class is for beginning through advanced students. Robert introduces beginners to the basics, including: building by hand, throwing on the potter's wheel and glazing. Intermediate and advanced students will be throwing and hand-building a variety of functional pottery, he will be demonstrating new innovative carving and glaze decorating techniques. The term will end with an evening of Raku firing and potluck.
Sculpture and Pottery
This class is primarily a sculpture class for beginning through advanced students. Each term varies from figurative to abstract sculpture and has a specific theme. We are always exploring the creative process and demonstrating new concepts and techniques. The term will end with potluck and a special effects firing.
Throwing, Hand-building and Sculpting
This class is for beginning through advanced students. The most diverse class of the week, it focuses on hand-building both pottery and sculpture as well as throwing on the wheel. The weekly demonstrations enable students to explore new techniques and directions. The term will end with a special effects firing and potluck.