Ceramics Focus: Handbuilding Functional Forms

Learn to design and build functional pieces by hand. This class will utilize a variety of handbuilding techniques including pinching and coil building, slab construction, slip decoration, surface texture, all with attention to detail and function. Students will create a variety of functional pieces including cups, small plates, as well as closed forms such as boxes, bottles/vases, and more. This class is ideal for any student interested in learning handbuilding techniques as well as more experienced students looking to expand and improve upon existing skills.


Community: $285
Faculty, staff & alumni: $260
Current Students: $185

Winter Session Dates

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
Wednesday  1/19–3/2 7:30pm–9:30pm Darren Cockrell Berkeley Art Studio
Ceramics Focus: Handbuilding Functional Forms
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Darren Cockrell

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