Terracotta Throwdown was held in Upper Clay, the top floor of the ceramics building at Penland. This is my view from roughly my wheel space. I have so many great pics of my time here and yet looking over my images I can think of so many I wished I had taken. Here are some fun highlights.
You want us to do what with your underwear?
I am pretty sure this is Ronan's first demo of the session. You can tell by the still clean apron he is wearing. He borrowed this from the illustrious Sandi Pierantozzi who was teaching The Slow Pot Duet with Holly Walker in Lower Clay, aka Deeper Clay.
This is Teresa Pietsch. Isn't she adorable? She was one of our studio assistants and is currently a resident artist at the Energy Exchange in Burnsville, North Carolina.
Kay's pots in progress. I love, love, love the textures!
Lorimer hard at work.
Some of my pots in progress.
"Wedgin' Boy" Mike.
Livvy, aka "Livvy Box"
Ronan showing us how to close up the bottom of a tripod vessel.