Session 1: Altered Forms: Working with Porcelain

All Levels
June 3 - 7, 2024

Altered Forms: Working with Porcelain

Discover the joy of working with porcelain on and off the wheel! Martha will share her throwing and altering techniques that exploit this elegant and sensuous material’s best qualities. We will explore various altering techniques and additions of slabs, handles, and spouts to create an assortment of functional forms. Forms will include cups, bowls, vases, pitchers, lidded forms, and baskets. Crack repair and mending techniques will be addressed, as well as the use of a spray gun for glazing.

Materials Fees for this workshop are estimated to be between $170-200. This does not include materials that may need to be purchased by the student prior to the workshop. Additional firing fees may apply. Additional clay is available for purchase.

Meet the Instructor

Martha Grover

Martha Grover is a functional potter, living in Bethel Maine, creating thrown and altered porcelain pieces. She attended Bennington College in Vermont, where she received her undergraduate degree in Architecture. Martha received her MFA in ceramics from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally, and can be found at…


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