Learn the basics of hand building and surface decoration. You can create functional ceramics, sculpture and learn the potter’s wheel. Hand building students will learn the basics of slab and pinch construction as well as how to work with slip painting, sgraffito, image transfer and stenciling techniques. Wheel students will be introduced to the basics of the potter’s wheel–wedging, centering, creating a cylinder–culminating into a functional form. Raku workshops will also be offered.
Advanced students will be introduced to new projects every class. We encourage you to experiment, play and discover!
Gina Mars is a renowned ceramicist with over 30 years of experience working with clay. She has taught in public schools at all levels and at the college level. She runs a professional development workshop educating people in clay all over the country. Her raku vessels are featured in 500 Raku and her work can be found in Galleries all around the world.