Tuesday, April 6th 2021
6:30 - 8:30 pm EST
Class fee $45 USD

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In this virtual workshop, Naomi will demonstrate how she hand-builds her two different styles of mugs from textured slabs of clay (round bottoms vs. the flat bottoms). Special attention will be paid on how to refine rims and add feet, creating texture using various tools, and adding volume to forms. There will also be a demonstration of creating and attaching handles, including several different ways that you can differentiate your handles, and make your pots stand out. Note: this class covers the construction portion of Naomi’s process — surface treatment and processes are addressed in a separate workshop.

Naomi will demonstrate outlined techniques for approximately 1.75  hours, after which there will be some time reserved for more in-depth, live Q&A. All workshops will be hosted by the Sonoma Ceramics staff; participants will be encouraged to ask questions using the chat forum in Zoom, and the host will communicate these questions to Naomi during her demo.

All students will receive the Zoom recording of the workshop to watch at their convenience for 30 days after the workshop. Many participants choose to observe the virtual workshop and work later, but you may also work alongside Naomi during the demo.

All Levels, All Ages