Slab Construction: Textured Wall Pockets
About the Workshop
Participants will roll clay into slabs and be instructed on simple joining techniques to turn the slabs into three dimensional forms. Various objects will be used to create texture, patterns and visual interest to your project. Wall pockets make great planters! Participants will have an opportunity to make various clay works and will leave their work to dry and be bisque fired in the kiln at a later date.
About the Instructor
Lyn Riggs has taught art and ceramics for over 20 years. She earned a Ceramics degree at Barton College in Wilson NC and studied wheel throwing and altered forms at Penland School of Crafts. Every time she takes a class with other potters she learns something new and will enjoy sharing those techniques with you. She has worked with clay to create functional works and sculpture.
The focus for this workshop is to familiarize you with the steps involved in creating various clay forms. Workshops will either explore wheel throwing or hand building techniques. You will create using clay the evening of the workshop and leave your work to be fired by the Arts Annex staff.
About the Location
This workshop meets in the Duke Arts Annex: get directions.