Combining Forms and Surface Decoration with Kimberly Sheerin – Mondays (Winter)

$375.00$425.00

Pottery Students will explore how to combine thrown forms to create larger pieces, as well as learning to make lids and spouts for covered jars and pouring vessels.

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Mondays, January 6 – March 9
1:00pm to 4:00pm (
10 weeks) 

 

This class is intended to help you grow your making repertoire, in size and style.

Pottery Students will explore how to combine thrown forms to create larger pieces, as well as learning to make lids and spouts for covered jars and pouring vessels. We will create stamps for mark-making, discovering our own unique “clay language”. We’ll make colored slips and try our hand at slip-trailing and sgraffito. This class is intended to push your skills and work to the next

 

Refund policy:

Refunds will not be given within one week of the start of a class. Classes are not pro-rated, and there are no makeups for missed classes. A $25 processing fee is withheld from all refunds.

The Art Center reserves the right to cancel any class or workshop due to insufficient enrollment, in which case tuition will be fully refunded.

If Falmouth Public Schools are closed due to weather conditions, we will be closed and the missed classes will be rescheduled.

 

Materials

Fee includes 25 pounds of clay, glaze and firing fee. A tool kit may be purchased for $20. Open studio time, which is scheduled several times throughout the week, is available at no extra charge.

Instructor Bio

Kim Sheerin graduated in 1996 from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Studio Arts with a focus in ceramics. She has lived and made pottery in Pocasset, Massachusetts on Cape Cod for the past 20 years at The Barn Pottery on Barlow’s Landing Road. Kim makes functional pots – plates, mugs, cups, bowls, and teapots – what she calls “art for every day.” Her work is highly decorated with slip trailing, stamping and sgraffito. She is influenced by the natural world of Cape Cod and by Islamic and East Indian art. She has traveled to India to investigate human trafficking there and to see how young women are being rehabilitated from slavery. Her “pots with a purpose” educate the viewer on that issue.