Fulton County Library Pottery Residency
Join Kate Reynolds as we explore pottery with her again. There are three sessions and you may sign up for all of them or just one or two. Cost per session is $10. To sign up, contact the library by calling 717-485-5327 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Session #1-Creating a coaster set from a slab
Session #2-Handbuilding a berry bowl using the slump molding process
Session #3-Handbuilding using the pinch pot method
Session #3 (August 10, August 12, August 24, August 31 at 1pm)
In this four part course participants will learn the ancient form of pottery, the pinch pot. Taking clay and hand forming it into a bowl shape that we will alter with an attachment and carving, transforming it into a pumpkin.
We will cover: * Properties of clay: strength, why compression & why grog * Attachments * Texturing techniques by carving the clay * Vitrification what it is and its purpose * Glazing