Kate Marchand: Making with Consistency

Discover the Art of Consistency in Pottery with Kate Marchand

Welcome to an exclusive workshop with renowned potter Kate Marchand, where you will learn the secrets to creating pottery pieces that look and feel consistently perfect every time. Join us to master the techniques that Kate has honed over years of practice, ensuring that every piece you create meets your highest standards.

What You’ll Learn:

In this comprehensive workshop, Kate will guide you through every step of her process:

  • Planning and Preparation: Learn how to set up your workspace and prepare your materials for consistent results.
  • Making Techniques: Dive into the hands-on process of wheel throwing with precision, ensuring each piece is uniform.
  • Finishing Touches: Discover the finishing techniques that give your pottery a professional and cohesive look.

By the end of this workshop, you’ll have the skills and confidence to create repeated forms effortlessly. Whether you’re aiming to produce a matching set for your home, enhance your pottery skills, or replicate a beloved design, this workshop is your key to success.

Materials You’ll Need:

Essential Tools:

  • Basic wheel throwing tools (sponge, wooden/metal/rubber ribs, angle stick, needle tool, wire cutter, etc.)
  • Basic trimming tools (your preference)
  • Boards/Bats
  • Access to a pottery wheel
  • Clay
  • Scale
  • Shrinkage ruler (specific to your clay’s shrinkage rate) – Printable shrinkage rulers

Optional Tools for Enhanced Precision:

  • Throwing gauge
  • Bat System
  • Mud Tools Sponges
  • Profile Rib (various brands available, can also DIY)
  • Wooden Gyubera Tongue/Cow’s Tongue/Bull Tongue – Example

Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your pottery skills with expert guidance from Kate Marchand. Sign up now and start creating pieces that are as consistent as they are beautiful.

About Kate Marchand

Stone + Sparrow is the ceramic studio founded by Kate Marchand – where traditional methods meet modern designs to produce one-of-a-kind pieces for interior spaces. While the work is ever-evolving, our devotion to minimalist pottery for home and hands and has remained consistent. The pieces we produce are continually inspired by the textures, lines, and interplay of nature and architecture with the aim of making simple spaces extraordinary.

After moving to Pittsburgh in 2019, Kate launched Stone + Sparrow Studio in earnest. What began as a small-batch pottery practice and has grown into making distinctive fine art fixtures and sculptural objects.

In 2023 the studio expanded into offering personalized and intimate classes and workshops for the ceramic-curious. We strive to continue growing our fine arts practice while sharing our passion and techniques for making things by hand.

Website: www.stoneandsparrow.studio

  • July 28, 2024 6:00 pm, BST
  • Course Certificate
  • Audio: English
  • Lifetime Access. Download or watch online
  • +1216 enrolled
  • Price: $39 USD

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