Wax Resist Decorative Techniques with Ruby (Outside at Clay Studio)
Date: Saturday, March 20
Levels: All ages and levels welcome
Price: $90, small bisqued vase, wax, glazing and firing included. Tools available to purchase at the studio.
Instructor: Ruby Mandell
Description: Take your glazing skills to the next step! In this relaxing and creative outdoor workshop Ruby Mandell will teach you how to utilize wax resist to apply decorations to a small vase. You will learn to apply any unique design to your vessel using wax. OUTSIDE UNDER THE OAK.
About the instructor: Ruby Mandell graduated with a bachelor’s degree in art from UCSB in 2020 with an emphasis in sculpture and printmaking. While at UCSB, Ruby taught beginners wheel throwing to students and adults. She has been working in ceramics since 2015, with an interest in slip trailing as surface decoration on most of her work. Taking inspiration from oriental rugs, henna designs, tile patterns and her natural surroundings, she creates intricate decorations on the surfaces of her pieces.
See examples of Ruby’s past and present work on her Instagram page: www.instagram.com/inspiredbyufy/