AC Studios -- 160 N Main St. Alpharetta, GA
Each participant will receive a special piece signed by both you as the artist and Léan that will be fired at AC Studios.
Clay and tools are provided.
August 16, 2019
8:30 AM Introduction to Centering Larger Amounts of Clay
In this time we will cover the basics from medium to large, showing special techniques with small adjustments to hand placement to centre large piece comfortably. We will also go through stacking centered clay on the wheel.
10:00 AM Bowls
Next, we will work towards medium to extra large bowls, shaping them from start to finish.
11:00 AM Cylinders
Next, we will work towards medium to extra large cylinders. We will be pushing the clay to its limits with any amount of clay to get the tallest cylinder possible. This is a fun part of the workshop.
12:00 PM Practice and one-on-one attention
With an hour remaining of the day to practice what you learned, we will have time for one-on-one help and any special request demos.
2:00 PM Adjourn for the Day
August 17, 2019
8:30 AM Beyond the Cylinders
This morning we will demo and you will practice the basics of shaping cylinders into amazing shapes. We will cover unique bottles, curved vases, ball vases, etc.
10:00 AM Planters
Next we will cover large planters - centering, opening for large bases, compression techniques and throwing large planters.
12:00 PM Trimming Odd Shapes
Finally, we will demo and practice how to trim difficult shapes. We will show techniques to make your large pieces lighter, more uniform and elegant with great footing.
1:00 PM Ready Your Pieces for Firing one-on-one attention
With an hour remaining of the day to practice what you learned, we will have time for one-on-one help and any help getting pieces ready for the kiln. Finally we will do fun photos to show the amazing pieces we created.
2:00 PM Workshop Competition and Giveaways