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Bill van Gilder Pottery Demonstration Workshop in Leesburg, Virginia
Saturday, April 27 @ 9:30 am - Sunday, April 28 @ 4:00 pm
Join us in Leesburg, Virginia for a 2-day weekend pottery workshop with Internationally recognized potter and ceramic artist, Bill van Gilder.
April 26 – 28th
Friday, April 26th 6:00pm-8:00pm, Slide show and wine and cheese reception
Saturday, April 27th 9:30-4:00pm, Demonstration
Sunday, April 28th 9:30-4:00pm, Demonstration
Every potter has a list of WHAT they want to make. HOW to make it, is often the question…
During this two and a half day, information-loaded, demo-workshop some 50+ making techniques will be demonstrated in answer to these ‘how-to’ questions; techniques participants will want to use and adjust to fit their own future work. Short cuts, tips and tool-use at the wheel will be shared through demo after demo.
Hand-building functional forms will be the focus during part of the demonstrations as requested, defining projects and techniques for hand-builders.
“Throughout 50+ yrs. of making functional pots, I’ve collected hundreds of making techniques used to make specific pots, both wheel-thrown and hand-built;”