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17175 Bodega Hwy #4
Bodega, CA, 94923
United States

hand ∙ made is a collaborative space for arts & natural materials.  hand ∙ made strives to support the diverse interests of artists, agriculturalists, teachers, innovators, and naturalists.  The studio serves as a space for teaching, learning, community gatherings, and is the outlet for Full Circle Wool.  We are located in West Sonoma County, California.

Ceramics Basics: an introduction to working with clay

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Ceramics Basics: an introduction to working with clay

We humans have been shaping the earth and mud into a multitude of vessels and votives for millennia. From function to ritual, ceramic technology has been a tool for us to move water, cook food, make music and worship.

Come learn the basics of working with clay in this one day workshop. Three different colors of clay will be provided and your work will be fired and glazed and returned to hand made studio 30 days after the date of the workshop.  

We will explore:

•  Coil building techniques

•  Making pinch pots

•  Ocarina construction

•  Bead making

Costs: 135$ total, including a 35$ materials and firing fee

20% Discounts available for groups of 4 or more

Teacher Bio: Amanda Jayne Kennedy studied sculpture at Kansas City Art institute, in Kansas City Missouri,  and received her BFA from the California College of the Arts and Crafts, in Oakland, California.   With experience as an assistant for many large-scale sculptural projects as well as meticulous projects in wood and clay, her work draws on the practice of fine craft.  Her careful and skilled hand meet a found-object DIY aesthetic, to make a unique combination in materials from fabric to driftwood to plastic refuse.

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