Slip Casting and Hand Building


Course schedule subject to change for in-person offerings.

***All in person course registration is limited to maintain proper social distancing. All participants will be required to follow Appalachian State's "Return to Campus" protocols which includes always wearing a mask while indoors. In the event that Appalachian State University classes move fully online, all in person Craft Enrichment courses will be cancelled and participants will be provided a prorated refund. 

This class will be an introductory class into molds for slip casting and hand building techniques. Students will be introduced to multiple methods of using molds in their ceramic work. These methods will include an introduction to slip casting using a variety of vintage production molds as well as handbuilding with molds. Students will gain an understanding of the material as well as glazing techniques. 

The class participants will not be taught any wheel throwing techniques. Participants should have a taken a beginner pottery class previously. 

Open Labs will be limited to 10 students at all times. 

Note: No Class on March 9. The university is on spring break.

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022 to Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Wednesdays, 6:00-8:30pm
Delivery Method: 
In Person
KH 55

Registration Information

PLEASE NOTE: Most classes meet over multiple weeks. Registration for each class is open until the class fills or until 2 days before the class begins, whichever comes first. If you miss the registration for this session we hope you will consider taking this class the next time it is offered. Please contact Marissa Winkler at to be added to the mailing list if you would like to be notified when new classes are offered.

If you experience problems completing the registration, contact Marissa Winkler at 828-262-2930 or email

If you need accommodations due to a disability, contact the Office of Disability Services at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your Craft Enrichment class. (828) 262-3056

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel a craft class up to two weeks before the class begins, with a $30 cancellation fee assessed. No refunds are allowed within two weeks of the start date, nor after the class begins.

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