DEMO: MARTHA GROVER, Thrown and Altered Porcelain

Feb 12, 2023 3:00PM—5:00PM


Center for Visual Arts - 26100 Old 41 Road

Cost $25



Discover the idiosyncrasies of working with porcelain on and off the wheel! In this hands-on workshop, Martha Grover will share her special throwing and altering techniques that exploit this elegant and sensuous material’s best qualities.  Working with a variety of bottomless wheel-thrown forms and slabs in both the soft and leather-hard stages, Martha will demonstrate 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 glaze application. Martha will also discuss her sources of inspiration, philosophy of making and studio practices. Student will make their own flowing porcelain pots and have the opportunity to glaze and fire them.