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Handbuidling I

tue25jun6:00 pmtue8:00 pmHandbuidling ILearn the basics of handbuilding in this 6 week beginner class!

Event Details

Classes begin Tuesday June 25th

All Students must fill out a waiver before utilizing the studio. 

In this course, students will explore handbuilding basics through functional pottery. Students will have four projects incorporating pinch method, coil method, slab construction and soft slab draping. Students will have opportunities to apply surface decoration through stamps, underglaze application and sgrafitto. A glazing course will be provided on the last week and pieces will be fired and finished approximately two weeks after the last class day.

This course is built for true beginners and will give students the formational skills of handbuilding pottery!  

We will cover: 

  • Coil method 
  • Pinch method 
  • Soft slab draping 
  • Slab construction 

We will learn these basics through four projects: 

  • Slab constructed box or lidded jar
  • Coil built vase 
  • Pinch tea cups with handles
  • Soft slab bowls/planters


Fifth Street Studio

479-553-7087 1000 SE 5th Street. Suite H, Bentonville, AR 72712

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