Hand Building Class
January 5 - February 16 2022
- Instructor: Marie Hennessey
- When: Tuesday 6:30 – 9:00 PM
- Level: Beginner to Intermediate
- Price: $350
Clay cost: $40 — includes glazing and firing. This cost will be paid directly to the instructor at the first class. Additional clay can be purchased if necessary.
Hand building is a wonderful introduction to the nature of clay as a medium. Slab, coil and mold forming techniques will be introduced. The student will have the opportunity to make functional pieces as well as a small sculpture. Decoration and glaze techniques will also be covered.
The course is limited to five (5) students and COVID-19 protocols are in place.
COVID-19 Infection Prevention Measures: All participants will be required to wear a mask at all times and stay two metres (six feet) apart from those outside of their household, complete COVID-19 screening and show proof of vaccination prior to classes. Participants will be expected to wash their hands regularly and use hand sanitizer.
About the Instructor:
Marie Hennessey is a clay instructor in the Ottawa area. She has been a long standing member of the Ottawa Guild of Potters and a studio technician at the Firehall Pottery Studio in Old Ottawa South. She makes mostly functional ware and has experience with alternative firings. Presently Marie works from the Gladstone Clayworks Co-op.Email for more Information