Here are some of the handouts
Here are some examples of form, surface texture, and "lifting off the table" or gesture.
Here are pieces by the ceramic artist Akio Takamori.....
See more of his work here @ http://www.cs.washington.edu/building/art/AkioTakamori/
"Queen", 2003, 42 X 32 X17 inches, stoneware with underglazes
The artist working on a figurative piece
"Man With Faces"