Hands On Education

Convention 2015 – Hands On Class

Thursday, July 9 and Friday, July 10

at Red Wing High School

Sign up for an exclusive Red Wing Collectors Society members-only hands-on pottery class with local potter Richard Spiller that will be held at Red Wing High School.

Cost: $40.00
Cost includes: session time, one of the pottery opportunities, and shipping

Register: RWCS Business Office
800-977-7927
director@redwingcollectors.org

Pottery creation opportunities choose ONE of the three.

Two, 6 inch tiles
6 inch tile, and one 4 inch crock
One, 12 inch tile

Each person having chosen a format will be using the scraffito technique, that is scratching thru a white clay slip which reveals the brown clay under. After the Convention, the pieces will be fired to stoneware temperature and shipped to the participant.

Participants are encouraged to bring their designs with them to Convention. There will also be supplies available to help you create on site. For students wishing to create before the Convention, please use grid or transparent paper to draw your design. Here are the measurements for each piece:

6 inch x 6 inch square for small tiles
12 inch x 12 inch square for large tile
4 inch x 10 inch est. for crock

Here is a short You Tube Video to tell you more about the Hands on Pottery Class.

Hands on Pottery Class Information Video

THURSDAY, JULY 10

STUDENT 9:00 – 10:00 10:00 – 11:00 11:00 – 12:00 1:00 – 2:00 2:00 – 3:00
SLOT 1 open FILLED open open open
SLOT 2 open open open open open
SLOT 3 open open open open open
SLOT 4 open open open open open

Friday, July 11

STUDENT 9:00 – 10:00 10:00 – 11:00 11:00 – 12:00 1:00 – 2:00 2:00 – 3:00
SLOT 1 FILLED FILLED FILLED open open
SLOT 2 FILLED FILLED open open open
SLOT 3 open FILLED open open open
SLOT 4 open FILLED open open open

 

About the Potters

Richard Spiller
A resident of rural Wisconsin, Spiller was educated at Western Michigan University and the University of Wisconsin – Madison. An Emeritus Professor of Art at Eastern Carolina University, Spiller has been a practicing potter and ceramic artist for nearly 50 years. His expertise included kiln building with firing experience from corn cob raku to Tozan Noboigama and firing to cone 10 reduction.