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2008 Workshops

Surface Enrichment and Working in Earthenware
Instructor: Ron Meyers
August 22–24, 2008

This workshop is about making utilitarian pots-cups, plates, lidded forms and teapots--on the potters' wheel in a spontaneous and casual manner, using red earthenware clay.

The class will also explore the possibilities of surface decoration using underglaze colors and slips, as well as other techniques for making marks on clay. There will be slide shows about form and surface from historical and contemporary works.

This class is for students with intermediate or advanced skills.

 

 

Ron MEYERS is an emeritus professor of the University of Georgia, Athens, GA where he taught for over 20 years. He received his BS and MS degrees in Art Education from the State University College at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY and received his MFA degree in ceramics from the School for American Craftsmen, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.

He presently resides in Athens, GA where he maintains his studio.