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All Levels Handbuilding Techniques

Learn foundational handbuilding techniques with Christina Howard!

  • Starts Jul 29
  • 460 US dollars
  • Bushwick Ceramics: Suydam Street

Available spots


Service Description

This 6 week course will cover and build a foundation of handbuilding techniques including coil, pinch, slab, surface design methods & glazing. Each week, class will begin with a 20-30 minute demo followed by your own creative exploration with guidance as needed. Special projects are welcome and keeping a sketchbook for loose conceptualization is encouraged. You'll leave this session with a solid understanding of the full process from initial building to final glazed work and a well-rounded skill set to continue on in your practice. Beginner-friendly, all levels welcome. $460 July 29th - Sept. 9th (class will skip on Labor day 9/2) Mondays 6:00-8:30pm (Please plan to attend the scheduled class days, make-ups cannot be accommodated at this time) Teacher Bio: Christina Howard is a Brooklyn based ceramic artist who has been working in clay for over 7 years. Focusing on handbuilding in her practice, she creates contemporary functional forms & figurative sculpture that explore mysticism & antiquity. In class, she encourages a spirit of play, curiosity and experimentation and believes that creativity is a muscle that, with practice, grows stronger over time. Christina graduated from The Ohio State University and has a 10 year design background working in the fashion industry.


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