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March 2021

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021Thursday, January 6, 2022

Many Boulder Potters' Guild member have online shops. This is ongoing throughout the year.

Advanced Handbuilding - Test Event

Every Thursday, 1 - 4 pm - 8 weeks
3185 Sterling Cir
Boulder, CO 80301
US
Advanced Handbuilding - Test Event

This event is only a test of the new Boulder Potters' Guild website calendar of events function. No classes are currently being held at the guild. We will let the world know when classes resume on our social media sites and via our newsletter.

Advanced Hand-building is for the seasoned maker. Learn to use visual journaling to conceive large scale public works, figurative sculptures, complex pottery forms like watering cans, fountains and punch bowls. This class is primarily uses hand-building techniques, slab construction, coiling and carving. The wheel can be used as a tool to build sculpture but students are encouraged to test the limits of hand-building. All work will be fired to cone 6 in the gas kiln.

Beginning Wheel Throwing - Test Event

Every Tuesday at 6 - 9 pm • 8 weeks
3185 Sterling Cir
Boulder, CO 80301
US
Beginning Wheel Throwing - Test Event

This event is only a test of the new Boulder Potters' Guild website calendar of events function. No classes are currently being held at the guild. We will let the world know when classes resume on our social media sites and via our online newsletter.

Beginning Wheel Throwing is a great class for someone who has limited experience with clay. Professional instructors will walk you through the steps to making your first clay pots. You will learn wedging, centering, making shapes and removing your creation from the wheel. Students will be encouraged to consider what makes a good pot - a gentle curving rim, nicely trimmed foot and overall weight and balance. Classes will use cone ten, (high-fire) reduction process including clay, glazes and firing.

Glaze Technology - Test Event

Every Thursday, 6 - 9 pm, 8 Weeks
3185 Sterling Cir
Boulder, CO 80301
US
Glaze Technology - Test Event

This event is only a test of the new Boulder Potters' Guild website calendar of events function. No classes are currently being held at the guild. We will let the world know when classes resume on our social media sites and via our newsletter.

Learn about materials and glaze firing techniques in order grow your surface decoration vocabulary. We will explore the Table of Elements, how to combine materials and study the science of high heat technology. We will learn about ancient glaze and kilns and contemporary material configurations and firing.

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