HANDBUILDING TABLEWARE with Kira Tippenhauer | THURSDAYS

$180.00

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HANDBUILDING TABLEWARE FOR BEGINNERS with Kira Tippenhauer | Thursdays

COURSE DESCRIPTION
In our 4-week pottery classes, Kira will introduce you to a variety of hand-building techniques to create a range of handmade ceramic tableware - small dishes, large plates, trays, cups, and small serving bowls.

This class is suitable for beginners and for those looking to create tableware without the use of the pottery wheel, focusing on the free-form and organic qualities that hand-building can offer.

We will focus on using slabs, as different techniques for making slabs will be demonstrated - rolling, ‘throwing’ slabs, in addition to cutting, refining, creating rims and applying textures.

Participants will walk away with their personally designed, fully functional, microwave and dishwasher safe, handmade ceramic tableware. All levels are welcome.

COURSE FEE INCLUDES
- One-on-one guided instructions in a group setting;
- Access to materials, tools, and equipment;
- Bisque & glaze firing;
- Access to a dozen glazes.

All levels welcome | Limited space available

CLASSES SCHEDULE:
4 Thursdays / 3-hour handbuilding sessions; 3-hour glaze session.

THU 02/06 | 6pm to 9pm | slab-rolling session
THU 02/13 | 6pm to 9pm | bowls & plates session
THU 02/20 | 6pm to 9pm | cup-making session
THU 02/27 | 6pm to 9pm | glazing session

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Kira Tippenhauer is a Haitian ceramic artist with a multidisciplinary practice of fine arts, and owns a design line under Kiramade based in Little Haiti, Miami, Florida. Kira graduated from Miami International University of Art & Design (2011) with a MFA in Visual Arts. She has since been working as a teaching artists for several outreach organizations, and continues to focus on building a ceramics community in the North Miami area. To learn more about her work, follow Kira on Instagram: @kira.made

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