Scratching The Surface with Sara Ballek

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Scratching The Surface with Sara BallekThursdays 6:30-9pmOctober 18- December 13No class November 22Discover how to personalize your work with decorative techniques that will give each piece a unique finish! Using a rich clay body, along with colorful underglazes, slips, and more, we will explore how to control and enhance what happens under in final glazing process. The work made will be fired at a different mid-range temperature to reveal the beautiful reds and browns in the clay body along with the vibrancy of the added colors. We will discuss how to maintain different consistencies with the clay to accomplish various surface techniques. This class will allow students to be flexible in forming their work through hand building and wheel throwing. We will treat each piece as a canvas to explore what can happen under the glaze.Level: All LevelsTuition: $310 + $50 Lab Fee