Special Workshop!

Martha Grover -  Altered Porcelain

Discover the idiosyncrasies of working with porcelain on and off the wheel as Martha Grover demonstrates how to make her signature undulating functional forms. In this hands on workshop, Martha will share her special throwing and altering techniques that exploit this elegant and sensuous material's best qualities. Working with a variety of bottomless wheel thrown forms and slabs in both the soft and leather hard stages, Martha will demonstrate various altering techniques and additions of slabs, handles, and spouts to create and assortment of functional forms. Forms will include cups, bowls, vases, pitchers, lidded forms, and baskets. Crack repair and mending techniques will be addressed, as well as the use of a spray gun for glaze application. Martha will also talk about her sources of inspiration, philosophy of making, and studio practices.

YouTube demonstration

Martha Grover Website

Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Experience Level: All
$150 public (ClaySpace student discounts may apply) Space is limited, please call our office (630 393 2529) to register or be placed on a waiting list.




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