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Short Shop: Embossing Clay Slabs with Kathy Mayfield

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Want to get away from the clay on the wheel going round and round, but hand-built pots just seem so boring and slab-y? Does the thought of using yet another doily to texture your clay fill you with an ennui?

 Come learn how to add a custom texture to your hand built ceramic pieces using soft print blocks to emboss your clay slabs. Students will get an opportunity to carve their own print block, use it to imprint a slab, and create a small, hand-built item. Bring your clay tools.

Topics: Design considerations, transferring the design to the print block, carving, using the block to imprint a slab, tips for slab construction, and glazing considerations.

Instructed by Kathy Mayfield

Current Students' Fee: $15

Outside Friend Fee: $20

Material Fee: $10

Limited Seating Available. Call the office to reserve your seat!