Workshops

 

No Limits: Throwing in sections to achieve scale

Brattleboro workshop dates:
July 28-29  or September 22-23, 2018

This hands-on weekend workshop gives intermediate and advanced throwers the skills and knowledge they need to construct large-scale work on the wheel. 

In two days of instruction and practice the workshop covers:

  • How to select appropriate clay bodies and tools.
  • How to minimize physical stress by positioning the body and hands strategically for working with up to 25# of clay.
  • How to throw sections to be joined.
  • Principles and techniques for fail-proof joints.
  • Use of torches and heat guns to speed drying.
  • Basic design and compositional considerations.
  • Strategies and techniques for troubleshooting and saves.

Maximum enrollment is 6 students. The workshop runs from 9:30am to 5:30pm on Saturday, 9am to 4pm on Sunday.

 

Cost: $400 includes materials and Saturday dinner. Firing fees (optional) are additional. 

E-mail with questions or to reserve your spot! 

 
It was a delight to have Steve give his Sectional Throwing Workshop last month.  He did a fabulous workshop with everyone happy and making very large pots.  He did a great job of demonstrating, instructing and guiding everyone to do the best possible work with their skill set. 
— Barbara Reeley, Monroe ClayWorks, Troy, NY