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Pottery Wheel-Throwing/Handbuilding with Forrest Gard
- Handbuilding: TBD
- Wheelthrowing: TBD
Time (Previously): 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Level: Beginner to Advanced
Class Fee (Previously): $180 members/$210 non-members
Materials Fee: $35
In this class, you will learn the basics of handbuilding and surface decoration techniques. Students will learn how to pinch, build with coils, and slab build. Projects will be introduced on a weekly basis and will focus on handbuilt vessels, including cups, bowls, planters, and serving pieces. Students will be free to develop their own projects as well. Students will also learn how to decorate their pieces with various surface techniques, including brushing on slip, stencils, sgraffito, and mishima/inlay.
Wheel Throwing: (New class coming in August/September 2022)
In this class, students will learn how to use the pottery wheel and the basic techniques of throwing. We will start off with learning how to center a ball of clay and as the class progresses, we will learn how to shape the clay into cups, bowls, bottles, and vases. Students will also learn how to decorate their pieces with various surface techniques, including brushing on slip, stencils, sgraffito, and mishima/inlay.
School Street Studios Building,
34 School Street, Watkinsville, GA 30677