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Face vessels or Ugly Jugs have a lot of history throughout the pottery world. Learn to throw and alter a vase into a face jug in this three week class. Wednesday nights starting July 5 to July 19 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Time: 2 hours, one day a week, for three weeks. Wednesday nights starting July 5 to July 19 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Class Prerequisites: Comfortable throwing 2 lbs or more. Understanding of slipping and scoring.
Face vessels or Ugly Jugs have a lot of history throughout the pottery world. Originally a vessel of spirituality and eventually used simply to scare children away from alcohol, face forms are very expressive and multi-purposed. Looking for a challenge and a new skill? Come learn to throw bottled forms
Cost is $125 including all materials.
Day 1: Assign shelves and clay. Demonstration throwing larger cylinders and in depth talk on facial proportions. Pinch and alter cylinders to create general face.
Day 2: Refining faces on leather hard pieces. Demonstration on modeling techniques. Optional demonstration on throwing bottled forms
Day 3: Last day to finish wet clay. Demo on colored slips / engobes. Colors will be brushed onto work. Open studio work time to finish all work refinement and sign all pieces. All pieces remaining on the student’s shelf will be fired!
You will be working with "real" stoneware clays and glazes. It is the same materials we use in the production of our high-fired stoneware. Everything you make will be food, microwave, dishwasher, and oven safe.
Adult pottery classes range in size from 4 -10 people. Class may be canceled last minute due to low enrollment. Payment is required at the time of sign-up to secure a spot in the class.
Please wear appropriate clothing for getting clay on, trim your fingernails, tie back long hair and remove any hand accessories.
Finished pottery pieces not picked up in 90 days will be discarded.
Cancellations and session changes are permitted up to 14 days prior to the start of the session. Due to the limited number of spaces available in each class, students who must cancel from 14 to 7 days prior to the start of the session will be refunded 50% of the class fee. No refunds are permitted on cancellations less than 7 days prior to the start of the session. We reserve the right to cancel or merge any of our classes based on enrollment. All students that may be affected by these changes will be notified, and those students will have the right to cancel their registration for a full refund or receive a credit for the next class session. FULL REFUNDS ARE SUBJECTIVE TO A 5% SERVICE FEE.