There is something so exceptional about Porcelain and its alluring thinness and delicacy, This intensive offers the chance to work with these demanding clays under the tutelage Xiaosheng Bi, a renowned master of this medium.
Students will use Frost porcelain or English porcelain to make thin see-through pots. Students will learn techniques for wheel throwing and trimming thin pieces as well as how to slab roll and trim extremely thin hand work.
After the construction piece of the series, students will learn how to use shellac resist and water erosion techniques for design finish.
For those students experienced with Frost of English porcelain, techniques in press-mold building pots and exposure to natural textures will also be presented.
Please order Frost or English Porcelain prior to the workshop
This class has 7 sessions and meets from noon-3 on Monday, November 28; , Tuesday November 29; Thursday, December 1; Monday, December 5; Tuesday December 6; Saturday, December 10 and Sunday December 11