Slab building, pinching, and coiling, oh my!
Join Didem Mert in this recording while she teaches you slab building techniques using multiple colored clay bodies to create a cup set, pinches trinket trays, and coil builds larger vases and serving dishes using what she calls “scrap” clay.
Tool & materials list:
Yellow and red Mudtools rib
Newsprint (no printed ink- printer paper also works)
2 medium sized brushes
3 ware boards
Small bucket of water
X-Acto knife or scalpel
A small propane torch or heat gun
1 bag of clay (your preference)
OPTIONAL: Colored porcelain (3 colors)
What will participants learn?:
Slab building cups of the same size (sets!)
Pinching a large piece of clay to make a symmetrical form
Coil building large vessels using “scrap” clay, meaning unwedged/scrap clay from leftover pieces of slabs etc.
Stamping- we will create stamps and sprig molds