Playful Volumes; Alternative Hand-Building
Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7, 10 – 4
This weekend workshop is designed for beginner through advanced students looking to expand their vocabulary of form and surface through alternative hand building methods. Participants will design, construct and use molds, paper templates and low relief stencils to create functional pots with generous, playful volumes and crisp low relief surface designs. Chris will share his building techniques that utilize the different stages of clay from soft to leather hard, as well as discuss his philosophies of making and studio practice. Topics to be covered include: the relationship between form and surface, considering function vs. utility and generating interest through contrast. Students will leave with new information and techniques to apply in their own studios.