Designing for Decals – Wednesday Evenings with Michelle Griffoul (6/7 – 7/13), 5:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Dates: Wednesdays, June 7th – July 13th (6 weeks)

Times: 5:30PM – 8:30PM

Price: $360 (glaze, 1 bag of B Mix clay, firing, instruction and drop-in open studio time included). Tools ($20 + tax) and additional clay ($15-$35 per 25 lb bag) available for purchase at Clay Studio.

Description: This class is intended for those with experience on the wheel who are looking to expand their surface decoration techniques. While students continue to improve their throwing skills, they will begin to visualize how decals can enhance their surface decoration. With support from experienced instructor Michelle, participants will learn how to apply unique surface decoration and decals with an emphasis on complementary forms thrown on the wheel. Age 18+.

This course is suitable for: Intermediate and advanced students. Skill expectation is that the student can confidently center and throw an 8’’ tall basic cylinder.

Recommended prerequisite classes: At least one Introduction to Wheel Throwing class (the more experience, the better)

Additional Tools Required by Students: Students will purchase decals throughout the course with assistance from Michelle.

Drop-in open studio hours will be available for this course: Students are welcome to come in to Clay Studio during our Open Studio Lab hours to work independently on Sundays from 11AM-4PM, Mondays from 10AM-1PM, Tuesdays from 4PM-8PM, and Fridays from 10AM-1PM. Please note that Open Studio Lab hours are subject to change.

Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate: Effective January 1, 2023 Clay Studio has removed  the vaccine requirements for  all employees, teachers, members and students to be fully vaccinated in order to enter the studio. Clay Studio encourages employees and students to remain current with vaccines and boosters based on an individual’s health and risk assessment, and to wear masks to protect yourself, family and community. 

Instructor:  Michelle Griffoul

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Jun 07 2023 - Jul 12 2023


5:30 pm - 8:30 pm