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Arts Center HHI

Handbuilt Pottery: Function & Form

Session 1:  Tuesday Afternoons
Session 2:  October 4 - November 1
Session 3:  (Five week session)
Tuition:   $125
Instructor:  Alana Adams
Brief Description:  "Handbuilding" is working with clay by hand using only simple tools, not the pottery wheel. In this course participants will learn basic clay handbuilding techniques such as slab, pinch and coil and will complete several functional works of art. Five 2-hour sessions.
Age/Time:  12:00-2:00
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Full Description:  "Handbuilding" is working with clay by hand using only simple tools, not the pottery wheel. Before potters had the wheel, they were creating beautiful pots and clay forms using clay, their hands and fingers, and basic hand tools. In this course participants will learn basic handbuilding techniques such as slab, pinch and coil and will complete several functional works of art. Projects include items such as a bread basket, a butter dish and a pistachio pot. Both beginner and experienced potters welcome!
Dates: Tuesdays, Oct. 4 – Nov. 1 (5 weeks)
Time: 12:00-2:00
Ages: 13 and up
Instructor: Alana Adams
Tuition: $125 + $50 Materials fee

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