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Throwing Off the Hump- An Exercise in Patience

Saturday, April 17, 2021 • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

$160.00

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Event Details

Interested in Throwing Off the Hump? Join ceramicist Bryan Treakle for this 3-session ceramics class that will demonstrate how to throw a small series of pieces using one large mound of clay, known as throwing off the hump. Using this technique, students will be able to throw a set of mugs/cups/small bowls. Previous throwing experience, as well as the ability to wedge and center 7-9 lbs of clay is strongly recommended.


Bryan Treakle obtained his BFA from Old Dominion University, with a focus in ceramics and metalworking. During his studies at ODU, Bryan was awarded the Daniel E. Frank Memorial Scholarship Endowment for Blacksmithing and Metalwork and the Barbara M. Gorlinsky Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship from the ODU Art Department, and the Lucy C. Morgan Scholarship from Penland School of Craft.


*Materials included. Finished pieces will need 1-2 weeks to be fired, we'll email you when it's time to pick it up! Can't pick it up? Have further questions? Email Programs Coordinator Bennett White at [email protected] for shipping options and any other inquiries you may have.

*In order to create a safe learning environment, all d'Art classes and programming follow the COVID-19 safety guidelines set forth by local, state, and national health officials.

Venue Information

d'Art Center on Boush
740 Boush Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
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Organizer Information

D'Art Center


740 Duke Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 625-4211

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