Asian pottery traditions provide a deep taproot for many potters. Whatever your skill level, you will learn new approaches to clay which stress sound wheel basics, hand building, and fluid decorating techniques. Rob will share from his extensive book and video collection from Japan, where he lived and worked for seven years, to help you expand your ceramic vocabulary. As well, for those of you who like to cook and are interested in presenting your culinary creations in new ways, Rob will share his insights regarding the relationship between food and the vessels that it’s served in. All levels are welcome for this class.