Handbuilding Functional Forms from Home

Develop your skills from home. We’ll learn several techniques in handbuilding including slab and coil building in order to create fun and functional items for your home. Projects may include jars, bowls and butter dishes. You’ll learn to finish your work with decorative underglazes. The Studio can also apply a clear glaze to your work if desired.

New summer 2021! If you are registered for a summer ceramics class or have purchased a bisque firing pass, you can sign-up for a slot to glaze your work outside the Studio during our Tuesday/Thursday evening drop/off pick-up times starting July 13. The outdoor glazing is included in your class registration. You’ll receive additional information once you’ve registered for the class.

If you prefer our staff to glaze your work, you can also buy a glaze firing pass. Additional glazing offerings can be found here

This class is open to all levels. 

Registration includes:

  • Weekly live lessons via Zoom
  • Videos of demos
  • Instructor office hours as requested 
  • No contact pick up off ceramics materials at the Studio (clay, tools, wareboards, plastic, underglazes)
  • Clays available for purchase: B-mix with sand, Speckled Buff, Porcelain, Black Mountain, Studio Blend; all fired at Cone 6.
  • Outdoor firing options on Tuesday/Thursdays
  • No contact weekly drop off/pick up on Tuesdays/Thursday of work to be fired (note work will be fired only once a kiln is filled); clay must be purchased from our Studio in order to be fired.
  • We will clear glaze your work upon request.

Note: You are welcome to participate in this class if you don’t live locally; however, bisque firing will not be available.

Pricing (8-weeks):

Community: $300
Faculty, staff & alumni: $280
Current Students: $200

Summer Session Dates

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
Tuesday  6/15–8/3 5:30pm–7:30pm Vanessa Di Tullio Online

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Handbuilding Functional Forms from Home
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Vanessa Di Tullio

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