Tar Paper Construction

Number of Sessions:  Three 3-hour sessions
Course Fee:  $50.00

The goal of this class is to teach participants how to use tar paper to assist in hand building slab constructed forms.  Students will learn how to throw a slab,  create a design for a form and make a paper maquette, how to cut out tar paper patterns and attach them to the clay.
Students will complete a slab and tar paper constructed vase or similar form.

  • Clay of choice
  • Basic clay tools including a scoring tool and clay knife
  • 45 degree wire tool (optional)
Class Information:
  • Skill level/Pre-requisites:  Intermediate level, basic clay class, know how to wedge clay and roll out a slab
  • Minimum students:  3  Maximum: 6