Here’s the schedule:

May 6-7 – Take Your Throwing to the Next Level
A two-day hands-on workshop designed to focus on projects and techniques you are interested in pursuing. Projects will be set by the group, but may include multi-part pieces, thrown in sections; texturing using wiggle-wires and carving; altering thrown components into new forms, and adding thrown feet and pedestals to leather-hard bowls.

June 17-18 – Beyond Round: Altering Thrown Forms
A two-day, hands-on throwing workshop focused on extending thrown forms beyond the circle. Projects will include multiple ways to alter thrown components into new shapes; throwing multi-part pieces by adding rings of clay; texturing using wiggle-wires and carving; and adding thrown feet and pedestals to leather-hard forms.

July 22-23 – Cylinders, Cylinders, Cylinders
A two-day hands-on workshop designed to focus on multiple projects made from cylinders.  Everyone will make a lamp and will go home with lamp hardware to wire one of your lamps, plus printed instructions with tips about wiring. Other projects may include multi-part pieces, thrown in sections; and texturing using wiggle-wires and carving.

August 19-20 – Take Your Throwing to the Next Level
A two-day hands-on workshop designed to focus on projects and techniques you are interested in pursuing. Projects will be set by the group, but may include multi-part pieces, thrown in sections; texturing using wiggle-wires and carving; altering thrown components into new forms, and adding thrown feet and pedestals to leather-hard bowls.

Workshops are at City Clay — 700 Harris Street in Charlottesville, Virginia.  We’ll work from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm both days, with frequent breaks for food and demos.  Participants should be able to center clay and throw a cylinder.  Workshop fees of $220 cover snacks and instruction.  You may purchase clay from City Clay or bring your own.  Please bring packing material to transport your leather-hard pieces. Register through the City Clay website or by phoning 434-293-0808.  If you have specific questions about the workshops, feel free to call me at 434-263-4023 or email me at Nan@NanRothwellPottery.com.