Exploring Slab Construction
Learn the basics of slab construction: throwing, rolling, and compressing the slab. We’ll explore soft and stiff slab constructs in both round and rectilinear formats. You can make trays, boxes, towers, cylinders, bowls, drinking vessels and more. We’ll also collect, discuss and share objects and techniques that can be used to add unique surface textures to our pieces.
- All materials and equipment provided.
About the Instructor
Al has been been playing and working with mud since he was a kid, his “Play-Doh Fun Factory” was just the best toy Al ever had. Al believes he became an architect and space designer as a result of all those things that he built in my “first childhood." Over the years he have been in and out of the clay studio. He worked on the wheel for many years making bowls, cups, teapots and the lot, but the move to hand-building has been very rewarding and offering a set of challanges that combine both his architectual training and creative side in new and different waysSee More Classes By Instructor Instructor Website