Slip Trailing with Ruby (Outside at Clay Studio)
Date: Saturday, January 30
Levels: All levels and ages welcome
Price: $90 (includes instruction, pre-made small vase, slip trailing supplies to use during the workshop, glazing and firing).
Teacher: Ruby Mandell
Description:In this relaxing and creative outdoor workshop Ruby Mandell will teach you how to add decorative slip trailing to a small vase. You will learn to apply any unique design to your vessel using slip (liquid clay) on your own table distanced from others.
About the instructor: Ruby 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/