POTTERY; WHEEL THROWING BOOTCAMP
6 days, 12 hours
The Borrego Art Institute Pottery program is offering a wheel throwing workshop taught by Borrego Ceramic Artist; JACK SIMS
If you have ever said “I wish I was better at wheel throwing”, this is your opportunity.
Dedicate yourself to increasing your throwing skills so that you can develop enhanced control over centering, opening up the mound, pulling up a cylinder or shaping a bowl.
Previous throwing experience is a plus, but motivated beginners are welcomed.
Class dates: Thursday, Feb 7, 10:00 – 12:00+ ……. Tuesday, Feb 12, 10:00 – 12:00+
Tuesday, Feb 19, 10:00 – 12:00+ …….. Thursday, Feb 21, 10:00 – 12:00+
Tuesday, Feb 26, 10:00 – 12:00+ ……..Thursday, Feb 28, 10:00 – 12:00+
Provided: Tools and materials. (Bring an apron or clothes you can get clay on)
Location: At The Pottery Studio, behind Borrego High School, under the blue canopy. Off of Cahuilla Rd. between the gymnasium and the football field, next to the pool.
Signups: Make checks payable to: BAI – Pottery/throwing workshop. Bring checks to The Pottery at the High School or mail them to: Jill Sullivan PO Box 429 BS CA 92004 760 285-7145
Questions: Jack Sims 415 497-7965 firstname.lastname@example.org@gm web site; jacksimsart.com
Focused practice today will provide you with the ability to throw tomorrow, the shapes you were visualizing yesterday.
BASIC HAND-BUILDING TECHNIQUES
A Class for Beginners
Instructor: Sue Boutwell
Learn to make pinch pots, coil pots, and a box using rolled out slabs and tile cutters. Surface decorating and glazing techniques will also be covered. There will be 3 days of instruction plus 2 practice studio days. Your pieces will be bisque and glaze fired. MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE- SIX STUDENTS.
Dates: Tuesday, January 29; Wednesday, January 30; Wednesday February 13
Hours: 10 am to 1 pm
Location: The Pottery Studio located under the big blue canopy between the High School Gymnasium and the football field. Enter the parking lot from Cahuilla Road.
For more information and to sign up, call Sue at 760-777-0372