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Akira Satake Workshop: Finding Beauty in The Imperfections

Event in Pomona

AMOCA Ceramics Studio


Organized by : AMOCA Ceramics Studio

As Pomona’s only clay center, AMOCA Ceramics Studio strives to make ceramics accessible to the surrounding California community. By providing classes on all levels of experience and offering a place for professionally minded artists to work, AMOCA Ceramics Studio hopes to encourage the appreciati...

Activities Pomona / Description

Akira Satake will lead a demonstration only workshop involving both the handbuilding and throwing techniques he uses in the making of his tea ceremony bowls, tea pots, water jars, ikebana vases and sculptural objects. Participants will learn to create rich surfaces inspired by the natural world. Some techniques that will be demonstrated are: 1) brushing kohiki slip on clay slabs and stretching the slabs to crack and distort the surfaces, ... Read more

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