Skin Deep: Innovative Overglaze Surfaces for Ceramics_SPR17

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Saturday April 01

10:00 AM  –  4:00 PM

Exhibiting Artist Workshop
Skin Deep // Innovative Overglaze Surfaces for Ceramics
With Lauren Gallaspy
Saturday, April 1
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$165 + $20 materials fee.
Inspired by our current exhibit, Groundbreaking: Innovations in Clay? Join us in the Kimball Clay Studio with exhibiting artist Lauren Gallaspy!  This workshop is designed for students to learn the basics of overglaze ceramic surfacing. Students will have an opportunity to use china paints and underglazes to create personal poetic imagery and pattern on glazed ceramic plates and/or work they bring in to decorate. The class welcomes all levels of ability from beginners to advanced ceramic artists. Whether you are looking to improve your surface patterning skills, activate ceramic vessels with painted imagery, or simply experiment with non-traditional approaches to overglazing, this class has it all.  Learn about underglaze application, water-based china painting techniques, as well as metallic luster techniques. Class discussions and demonstrations will be centered on image transfer approaches, pattern development, composition, underglaze and china painting techniques, as well as some historical and contemporary examples of innovative ceramic surfaces. Students will come away with at least one decorated ceramic plate and additional decorated pieces as able.

Kimball Art Center Members receive 10% off class tuition. If you are a current member and would like to apply the membership discount to your class registration, please register/sign in at the top, right hand corner of your screen. In order to receive your discount, please register/sign in using the same email you provided while signing up for your membership. To apply your membership discount to family classes, please call our Visitor Services desk at 435-649-8882.   For more information about Membership benefits, click here. Thanks for your support!