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11Feb
Throwing: Introduction to Clay on the Potter's Wheel Day class
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM All Hands Pottery (at Revolution Studios)
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Date: February 11, 2019 to February 11, 2019
Where: All Hands Pottery (at Revolution Studios), 164 S Military Highway, Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Arts & Theater
Ticket Price: N/A
Eight (8) three-hour classes meeting Mondays from 10-1,with instructor, Angela Lindauer. This class will focus on using the pottery wheel to learn process. Glazes and firing for up to 10 pieces. Students will be provided up to one (1) block of cone 6 clay via All Hands Pottery and may choose to provide some of their own tools and decorating options. Other clay is available for purchase through All Hands Pottery. Guidance for firing pieces will be provided - added dimensions of any one piece is not to exceed 24" to conserve and maximize kiln space (example: height 4", width 8", length 12" = 24"). Additional pieces may be fired at a fee.  All pieces should be built and drying by mid February to allow time to decorate/glaze and fire. Instructor will work with students individually to provide project ideas.  No class March 4th. About the instructor:  Angela is a 26-year veteran of the United States Navy, attaining the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer. During her time in the service, she spent over 9 years overseas, including tours in Italy, Bahrain, Germany and Iraq.  She retired in March 2017. After a deployment to Iraq, Angela discovered pottery, and it changed the trajectory of her life. She started taking lessons in 2011, and continued while stationed in Germany where she worked with Monika Armbruster, learning to work with porcelain, and experimenting with Raku, a technique involving heating and handling pieces at 1800 degrees fahrenheit and then creating a reduction environment in order to achieve unexpected surface decoration on pottery. ​Upon returning to the United States in 2014, Angela continued her journey with ceramics and began teaching beginning wheel classes at the D'Art Center, and The Hermitage Museum and Gardens.  By 2016 Angela started selling pottery she created at shows and in galleries. Her personal worked is marked "Angeltil Pottery." In 2018 Angela started a new venture, opening All Hands Pottery Studio in Norfolk, Va.  It is importa