Carving the Surface with Simon “Siem” Van der Ven

In this one-day workshop, Simon “Siem” van der Ven will cover two specific techniques drawn directly from his body of work. He will show how draws an accurate grid onto the surface of a pot and will demonstrate how he throws double-walled forms. If workshop participants are interested in trying these techniques under guidance they are encouraged to bring a piece of leather-hard greenware and the following tools:

New pencil


Heat gun

Throwing stick


Other favorite throwing tools