explored how to make their own bowls and cups forming clay with hand
building techniques such as “pinch” and “coil.” They also learned how to
attach and bond pieces of clay together using “slip,” which made these
beauties leak proof! All the pieces were glazed and fired in the Sollar
Wellness Center kiln. The guest instructor/artist was our very own Graphic
Designer, Judy Randall. Judy demonstrated and assisted participants in wheel
throwing techniques. Everyone had an opportunity to try using the
wheel which elicited a lot of smiles and laughs, despite the extremely messy
Judy Randall demonstrates pulling a pot on the potter's wheel.
A cutting tool is used to put a design
into the side of the bowl.
Carrie Wells and Paul Beranger watch the demonstration on the potter's
teaches Carrie Wells
how to form a bowl.
Carrie really enjoyed the experience.
Judy and Danielle Bouchard work together
on the wheel.
Donna Burke concentrates while trying her
hands at pulling a pot.
Kristen Fontoni explores the different thicknesses of the clay Judy creates on
Patrick Murphy tries to expand the size of the pottery bowl on the wheel.
Paul Beranger shows his excitement while working with Judy on the wheel.
Karen Lasalle explores the feeling of the clay rotating on the wheel.