Slab-Built Ceramics and Raku

Work on functional or sculptural forms using slabs with guidance and demonstrations from the instructor. Demonstrations could include: making textural tools to personalize work, how to use the spray booth and how to use the sand blaster. When possible, we’ll host a raku firing. Students will have ample time to practice their craft with the benefit of having a professional ceramic artist in studio to answer questions and offer demonstrations.

Special Notes

  • 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. Raku does not happen every week. You will receive 25 pounds of clay; additional clay is available for purchase.

About the Instructor

Paul Klassett

Paul has a BFA in photography from the Corcoran School of Art in Washington D.C. He began doing pottery in 2000 and has been teaching ceramics at the Visual Art Center since 2012. Currently he shows at Shockoe Bottom Clay gallery in Richmond, Va. He also exhibits at various art festivals through out the central east coast.

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Slab-Built Ceramics and Raku

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Class Details
March 29 - May 316:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Fri
Tuition: $220.00
Member Tuition: $198.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Paul Klassett