Advanced Wheel + Hand Building Techniques

Learn new techniques to improve your functional and non-functional ceramic forms. Try raku, cone 10 reduction glazes and soda firing. Learn new surface design processes using slips, underglazes, terra sigillata and the spray booth application of both underglazes and overglazes.

Special Notes

  • Prerequisite: a beginner clay class or comparable experience.
  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

Materials List

All materials and equipment provided. You will receive 25 pounds of clay; additional clay is available

About the Instructor

David Camden

David’s been an active ceramics instructor, predominantly at the Visual Arts Center, for over 40 years. He studied at Goddard College in Vermont and relocated in 1977 to launch Camden Clayworks. He co-owns Cross Mill Gallery with Brad Camden and Jeremy Witt, which opened in 1971 by well known Virginia artist, Nancy Camden Witt. He’s placed best in show for ceramics/glass various times (2013, Occassion for the Arts). He has three daughters and is married to Dermatologist, Dr. Sharon Camden. He enjoys relaxing with his family and golden retriever at the beach. His hobbies include kayaking and tennis.

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Advanced Wheel + Hand Building Techniques

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Class Details
June 17 - August 51 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $180.00
Member Tuition: $162.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: David Camden
Level: Advanced