Hand Building with Lee Akins Monday August 16th

Hand Building Workshop with Lee Akins

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Monday August 16th from 9:30am to 12:30pm One Day 3 Hr Course

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    Mon, 16 Aug 2021

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Advanced Handbuilding with Lee Akins

This workshop will cover a variety of hand building approaches. The student will learn how to work from a maquette, ways to speed up coiling, and texturing as part of the building process. Both soft slab and stiff slabs techniques will be explored including the use of molds and tarpaper forms.

This is a chance to move beyond basic techniques.

  • Presenter Lee Akins
  • One Day - 3 hour course - Monday August 16th - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Lee Akins was born in Texas but spent most of his early years in Taiwan. After he received his BFA in Ceramics from The Dayton Art Institute in 1975, Lee moved to Taiwan to teach K-12 art. In 1979, he returned to Texas and taught ceramics at Dallas County Community College and then at Collin College in Plano. Lee completed his MFA in 1986 at Southern Methodist University. In 2008 he retired early and moved to New Mexico to become a full time studio potter.
What's Included: $15 clay coupon, firing of your workshop piece.
Summer Special:  Why not Add-On the Special Glazing Workshop being held on Saturday August 14th 1:30pm to 4:30pm for a discount rate of $75.00. (Call 505-930-1273 to have it added onto your registration)
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