Wheel-Thrown Pottery III, Advance Techniques
What you'll learn
- Understanding of advance technical processes, concepts and practices of pottery wheel based art.
- It is recommended but not required that student take Wheel-Thrown Potter for Beginners and Wheel-Thrown Pottery II, Intermediate Skill Builders fist.
This course offers a thorough, well-organized, and detailed approach to the numerous aspects of the of the potter's wheel as a mode of artistic expression. Students learn through text, video demonstrations and skill building exercises that walk individuals through a strategic hierarchy for intermediate forming techniques. The class moves through wedging tips, bottles, chucks, pouring vessels, lids, flat ware, double-walled forms, simple sectionals and more.
The class is a thoughtful blend of artistic guidance and fundamental educational goals for art students, Wheel-Throwing Pottery II has been developed for individuals with varying levels of experience wishing to improve their ceramic education. The class will enable you to speak knowledgeably about the medium, understand techniques, outline clear forming steps, and to expand your knowledge of the pottery’s wheel.
Who this course is for:
- This is a great course for anyone interested in art, pottery and/or ceramics.
- Is a great tool to any one taking a clay/ceramic class.
- A good resource for teachers with limited ceramic knowledge, like high school instructors.
- Great resource for the art classroom.
Trent Berning earned his M.F.A. in ceramics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and has over twenty-five years of ceramic experience. Trent recently published his first ceramic book "A Ceramic Guide: The Art of Creating and Teaching Wheel-Thrown Ceramics" which covers artistic processes of the pottery wheel. He is now an associate professor of art at Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, Florida. Professor Berning and his work have been featured on numerous television programs including Southern California Living, Live at Five, and CreArtivity. He has had various publications in such outlets as the Lark Books 500 series and Clay Times Magazine. In addition to teaching and conducting workshops across the country, he frequently exhibits his original work, which has been shown across the nation.