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Kittery Adult Education

Sgrafitto Plate (Beginner) Pottery Hand Building techniques

with Pam Hansen


Sgraffito (in Italian "to scratch") is a decorating pottery technique produced by applying layers of color or colors (underglazes or colored slips) to leather hard pottery and then scratching off parts of the layer(s) to create contrasting images, patterns and texture and reveal the clay color underneath. Lessons include hand-building techniques. Homework includes making the sgrafitto base into a heavy cream.  Class size limited to 6.

3  Wednesday sessions

Sept. 28-Oct.19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. * no class 10/12

Course Fee: $30

Material Fee: $50, payable to instructor at first class

  • Session 1: Sep 28 - Oct 19th, 2022
    Wed from 6:30 - 8:30 pm
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12 Williams Ave.
Kittery, ME 03904 Get directions

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