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Coil Technique Workshop | Ceramics Hand Building
Wed, March 22, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
A hand-building technique employed to create pots. "snakes" are formed, pushed and pinched to combine them into a pot. Sometimes the artist leaves the coil appearance to achieve a particular affect. Ceramics created with coil building depend largely on the artist's hand to create the object's form vs. using a potters wheel or mold. The coils themselves may be defined or smooth based upon the texture of the object or the intent of the artist.