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Clay: Small Things, Beautiful Surfaces
April 6 - April 7
Date: April 6-7, 2019 (Spring)
Instructor: Terri Kern
Skill Level: All
Join artist Terri Kern for a fun, fast paced workshop that focuses on the creation of small ceramic objects with detailed, underglaze painted surfaces. Students will learn how to make a variety of wearable clay pieces using press molds, extrusion, slab techniques and high temperature wire. These ceramic objects include earrings, pins, pendants, books, pencils and leaves. A small bisque wall piece and shot glass sized cup will also be provided for students to paint if time allows.
Tuition does not cover the cost of supplies and materials. Many of the workshops require you to bring specific materials or tools with you.
Supplies are subject to change. A final list will be emailed to each participant before the first day of class.
- apron or work shirt
- sponge for use on ceramics
- design ideas to paint on jewelry blanks
- Scotch tape
- 5-20 oz pop bottle tops
- favorite handbuilding tools
- ideas and enthusiasm
All workshops have a studio fee. Fees are collected at the end of the workshop and payable by check or credit card. MU no longer accepts cash.
Estimated studio fee for this workshop: TBD*
*The final cost may vary depending on the actual cost of materials at the time of the workshop. It is possible for fees to be less or greater than the range indicated depending upon individual student usage.
About the Instructor
Terri Kern received her MFA from Ohio University in 1991 and started her studio in 1995. She has received four Individual Artist Grants, been nominated twice for a United States Artist Fellowship and has been recognized with more than thirty-five awards for excellence in the field of ceramics. Her work is included in Museum, Corporate, International and Private Collections. Her work has been published in Cincinnati Magazine, Clay Times, Ceramics Monthly and Ceramic Arts Daily.