Sarah Wells Rolland will share how she throws a 6 lb. bowl form and from that shape creates 2 very different, unique pots. In this 2 hour demonstration Sarah will share how she throws a wide open bowl form creating and canvas for very different pieces. These pots will challenge you to take one form and push your design skills to another level. We will discuss why function, when is functional pots also art. Why? What makes your work unique, easily recognized as your work? How do you discover, unearth and create what is uniquely you? This should be a lively chat. Come prepared to share one or two images in the chat forum so we can discover together. Yes, beginners you too. I will share 2 very early pieces of mine as we have the conversation. What fun! What inspiration! Join me!
In this 2 hours we will:
Discuss ways to develop excellent throwing skills
Throw finished (no trimming)
Alter the body of the pot
Carve the surface
Attach uniquely built in handles
Cut away a rim
Tapping on center
Discuss design, aesthetic considerations and discover what makes each of us unique as we all use the same material, clay!