Monday, 28 Jan 2019
Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.
Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method. Learn the step by-by-step process - from the selection of oils, colorants, fragrances and equipment to calculating lye amounts. Leave class with a pound of soap and see the difference that using natural products on your skin makes.
Brittany Packnett is a leader at the intersection of culture and justice. A former teacher, non-profit executive director, and Fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics, she serves as Teach For America's Vice President of National Community Alliances.