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Functional Pottery: Form and Surface


Focus on surface but push skills further in form and techniques of thrown pottery now that you have the basics down. Explore techniques such as mishima and sgraffito and learn to make underglaze decals and ceramic printing inks. Be ready on the first class with a few jpgs on a thumb drive of bold black-and-white images (patterns recommended) for silk-screen printing on clay. Get excited about designs to put on pottery for years to come!

March 24–May 12 (Wed) 6P–9P
[1588E] Melissa Mencini – 8 sessions | In Studio
Member Tuition: $245 and $40 supply fee


The full supply list for your course may be found HERE. The Art School sells 6 clay bodies including most of the ones recommended by our instructors. This option will be available during checkout, and if you purchase your clay while registering it will be ready for you the first day of class. Basic tool kits are also available for purchase. Many more clay bodies and tools can be purchased at Armadillo Clay, 3307 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78702.