Pete Lago Pottery brings a handbuilding pottery workshop 

to your next Brownie or Boy Scout meeting.

 

Brownie pottery making workshops include:

  • Demonstration of the three main hand building techniques (pinch, coil, and slab)

  • Presentation of important pottery terms

  • Visual aids and samples from the world of pottery

 

Each Brownie will:

1) Make her own pinch or slab clay pot

2) Use clay to make an art piece, such as a tile or a pendant, using stamps

3) Apply glaze to one of her pieces

 

 

 

Boy Scout pottery making workshops include:

  • Demonstration of the three main hand building techniques (pinch, coil, and slab)

  • Presentation of required pottery information (Hand book #s 1, 2, 4, 6, 7b, 7c, and 8)

  • Presentation using visual aides and samples of relevant pottery information

 

Each Scout will:

1) Make his own pinch, slab, or decorative sculpture

2) Apply glaze to his piece

Session information:

 

  • Sessions are about 1.5-2  hours, $25/participant, 10 person minimum.

  • Projects will be taken at the end of the session to be glaze fired and returned in about 2 weeks.

  • All glazes are microwave, dishwasher, and food safe. 

 

I have been teaching pottery for 25 years and have taught hundreds of students handbuilding techniques. I have been guiding seniors for over three years in hand building clay pottery projects with my business Creative Ways.

Peter Lagomarsino is a ceramics instructor based in Bergen County, offering pottery classes in northern New Jersey and New York

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