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  1. Hi Mark- we have kitchen facilities at Pocosin where meals can be prepared with your own groceries. We also have several great restaurants in Columbia
  2. I apologize! Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft is located in Columbia, North Carolina. Our website is www.pocosinart.org
  3. Nancy Gardner - HANDBUILDING AND SURFACE DECORATION - August 9-13, 2019 - $566.00 $566.00 Workshop Description: This workshop will cover all handbuilding techniques, including pinch, coil and slab. Students will work intuitively with the clay to express their own ideas and identity. Many surface decoration techniques will be shown in order to develop each students individual vision. ALL LEVELS Session runs August 9 - 13, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily, open studio hours on select days. Fee includes tuition + materials fee
  4. Eleanor Anderson - July 26-30, 2019 - SKETCHING YOUR WAY INTO CLAY - $614.00 $614.00 Workshop Description: In this workshop, you will learn how to take pottery to the next level by focusing on surface design. We will learn how to carve, etch and stencil patterns, images and textures onto your pottery. Participants will learn Sgraffito, Mishima (Japanese Underglaze/ Slip Inlay) Stamping, monoprinting as well as water etching. We will do daily drawing exercises to come up with solutions for original and personal surfaces. This workshop is designed for students who have some experience
  5. John Donovan - Jul 12-16, 2019 - FIGURATIVE MYTH(OLOGY) - $606.50 $606.50 Workshop Description: Figurative Myth(ology) will be an exploration of hand-building techniques in clay with the intent of creating abstracted or fragmented figurative forms imbued with personal narrative content. Bring your sketchbook and favorite marking-stick, as drawing will be used as a tool for idea generation and later for planning and problem solving. The core concepts at play will be combining slab and coil building processes and working on multiple forms simultaneously to gain and maintain cre
  6. Workshop Description: In this 5 day workshop, students will explore combining basic techniques into anything but basic pottery. Throughout the workshop, A. Blair Clemo will demonstrate his unique approach for combining wheel throwing, handbuilding and press molding to make utilitarian pottery. Instruction will also cover beginning mold-making techniques resulting in a variety of one-part press molds. With an emphasis on experimentation, expect a workshop that will encourage innovation and exploration for participants. Students of all skill levels are welcome. REGISTER HERE
  7. Tea Bowls: Form Function & Beauty www.pocosinarts.org Explore the processes and aesthetics of making winter and summer tea bowls for Tea Ceremony. Learn about the architecture of tea bowls, the art of trimming tea bowl feet including: aesthetics, proportions, preparing clay bodies, wheel, hand forming and carving methods, throwing off the mound to achieve fluid tea bowl forms. ALL LEVELS some clay experience handy Session runs October 4 – 7, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily, open studio hours on select days. $375 tu
  8. Linda Christianson Making Pottery www.pocosinarts.org Focus on the skill-building, curiosities and aesthetic development of your individual interests. Through daily demonstrations, discussions, fun exercises and personalized attention, participants will create well-crafted and thoughtful pottery. Pots that are dry are bisque-fired as part of the class. With an atmosphere of fun and hard work, experience personal growth in your work. Wheel throwers and handbuilders are welcome. ALL LEVELS Session runs Sept
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  10. Handbuilding Laboratory There are two distinct stages to acquiring technique: The first is to learn it, the second is to forget it. We will review of the basics of hand built ceramics then blur the lines. Emphasis will be placed on gaining a deeper understanding of the clay itself, establishing a paradigm of creative problem solving and developing a personal set of integrated methods that accomplishes our artistic goals. ALL LEVELS Session runs August 1 – 5, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily, open studio hours on select days. $470 tuit
  11. This workshop will concentrate on building with slabs in combination with wheel thrown components to create various vessels and other forms. Layering thin slabs of clay over forms we will create relief and surface texture. The emphasis is on creativity. We will also investigate how to finish pieces for firing. Be sure to bring your wit and humor to this workshop! ALL LEVELS Session runs July 28 – 29, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily, open studio hours on select days. $190 tuition + $35 registration fee Artist Bio: DICK HEISER received his MFA from East Carolina University
  12. This workshop will focus on tech - niques used to create emotive por - traits out of clay. Participants will be taught how to hollow build a bust and sculpt their desired character. We will focus on how to communicate emotions through gaze and gesture. Participants may take their finished greenware home or have it fired post workshop. www.pocosinarts.org
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