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Surface Design on Clay

September 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - October 3, 2021 @ 1:00 pm


Eastman – Sundays, Sep 19 – Oct 3, 10 am-1 pm (In-Person)

Want to learn to add unique designs to your pottery, or to transfer your drawings to ceramics? This three week workshop will start with drawing exercises using found objects and organic forms to develop pattern and line during the first week. In the second week we will cover techniques such as sgraffito, mishima, slip transfer, and more to embellish leather-hard greenware with your designs. After bisque firing, we will have one final meeting to glaze your creations. Beginners welcome, but some experience working with clay will be useful.

Students are welcome to bring their own leather-hard greenware to work with, or practice on clay slabs that will be available in class.


Instructor Bio: Angela Eastman is an artist and designer residing in Hillsborough, North Carolina. She holds an MFA in Sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and completed the Core Fellowship program at Penland School of Crafts. Her sculptural works explore the relationships between adaptability, consumption, and a sense of home. Angela teaches workshops to adults and youth in a wide variety of media, including basketweaving, ceramics, textiles, paper crafts, and metalworking.


In-person classes offered during the pandemic are conducted at a low maximum capacity and with social distancing measures in place. Masks must be worn at all times. Refunds and exchanges are not offered for in-person classes offered during the pandemic.

All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.

ArtsCenter members receive 15% off of the cost of this course!

All ArtSchool classes are 15 years old and up unless otherwise specified.


September 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am
October 3, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
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Ceramics Studio
300-G E. Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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