Spring/Summer 2018 Workshop Schedule

Here is my Workshop Schedule for Spring/Summer of 2018. All these workshops are still open for registration. If you have questions about any of them, please contact me at nan@nanrothwellpottery.com or 434-263-4023.

May 5-6 – Beyond Round: Altering Thrown Forms at Reston Community Center in Reston, VA

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; and texturing using wiggle-wires and carving.

May 12 -  Lamp Workshop at Round Hill Arts Center in Round Hill, VA (Rescheduled from March postponement)

Specific topics will include design concepts for lamps to accentuate light and shadow; plus how to wire lamps. Participants will go home with hardware for a lamp plus printed instructions and tips.

June 9-10 – Lamps: Playing with Light  at City Clay in Charlottesville, VA

 A two-day, hands-on workshop focused on lamps and other textured 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.

July 21-22 - Decorating Right Away at City Clay in Charlottesville, VA
A two-day hands-on throwing workshop focused on ways to alter and decorate newly-thrown pots. Techniques will include underglaze decoration, wiggle-wires, and carving.

September 22-23 - Wheel Work at Cely’s House Studio in Chapel Hill, NC
A two-day hands-on throwing workshop. Exact focus still to be decided. Details to follow.
This workshop, which was originally scheduled for May, has been rescheduled to September.

Ongoing - Take Your Throwing to the Next Level  through TeachinArt.com

A series of weekly lessons offered online.  Topics covered include mugs, vases, two-part pitchers, lidded forms, and lamps.  There is an online classroom where students can communicate with each other, ask me questions, and share images and ideas.  Registration for new course sessions happens periodically throughout the year.