Beloved by cooks and potters alike, bowls are, on the surface, simple, but full of nuance and complexity when details such as rim, foot, volume, proportion and weight are studied. In this 2 day wheel-throwing workshop, dive deep into bowls. the class will begin by spending time looking at and talking about forms, then move on to wheel throwing exercises designed to improve the students’ consistency and control. Focus on details that express the object’s character.
On day two, students will work with leather-hard forms and explore the possibilities of this stage: stamping, trimming, carving & constructing. Play with bowls as building blocks for larger and more complex objects. They may use this workshop purely for skill building and 3-d sketching, or plan to take home and fire leather-hard to dry pieces.
Prices are listed in Canadian Dollars and include daily lunch/snacks, relevant materials fees and any applicable taxes
Fredi Rahn is a potter and educator based in Vancouver, BC. She has taught the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts for 30 years, as well Place des Arts and other community-based arts programs. She was a sessional faculty at Emily Carr University from 1991-2013 and has given visiting artist workshops for diverse groups across North America.
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