Course Information

Primitive Containers

This new class will teach primitive basketry and ceramic skills - using your bare hands and a few easily crafted tools.

Discover how to source and process your own clay and temper. (We'll actually dig clay in the class!)

Learn to make a clay bowl and several decorative items.

Fire some pre-made ceramics to take the class "full circle"!

Learn to make your own wicker basket and use the coals from a fire to burn out a wooden bowl.

This class will be offered Saturday August 24th, 2019, 9am to 4pm, rain or shine

Course Location: Near Stafford, Va. Detailed directions are emailed upon enrollment.

Required Equipment: Bag lunch and drinks for yourself, appropriate clothing and wet weather gear for the expected weather, a pocket knife (any kind) and a pen to take notes.

Recommended Equipment: Some seating is available at camp, but please bring a camp chair if you have one.

Study the twists and turns of basketry before your class with this easy-to-use book.


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