Sunday, June 16, 2013

Brushmaking workshop

I will be demonstrating brushmaking at the Pletcher Pottery Workshop Series this summer with two awesome potters, Dick Lehman and Justin Rothshank.

Pletcher Pottery Workshop Series

August 10 - 1PM to 5PM

Justin Rothshank

Justin Rothshank is a potter in Goshen IN specializing in custom glaze decal pottery. He will be demonstrating a number of techniques for producing and applying ceramic decals. Each workshop participant will receive on of Justin's pieces at the end of the session. For more information about Justin's work, visit

Troy Bungart
Troy is a potter and maker of high-end pottery tools and brushes. He will be demonstrating step by step instructions on how to make a handmade brush of natural animal and plant materials, followed by a discussion covering a wide range of handle, ferrule and brush materials. Each participant will make a brush to take home at the end of the workshop. For more information about Troy's work, visit

Dick Lehman

Dick is a Goshen Potter Who has been making pots for a living for over 30 years. He will be our final presenter of the day, demonstrating a variety of techniques for altering pots while they are on the wheel. This will include creating textures and facets using wires, ribs, stamps, roulettes, sodium silicate, fingers and other tools. Each participant will receive on of Dick's textured ci[s. For more information about Dick's work visit

Location:  Pletcher Pottery, 57731 County Road 29, Goshen, IN 46528
Cost:  $165 per person (participants will receive a Rothshank cup, Lehman cup and Bungart brush)

For more info / registration, contact Todd Pletcher at or call (630) 788-2901.

1 comment:

  1. Wish I could have been there! !! If you are ever in Maine, let me know! Thank you for continuing to share your knowledge!