Dynamic Layers: Surface Design Workshop with Rebecca May Verrill

Date/Time
Saturday, February 2, 2019
10am – 2pm

Location
Rebeccas clay studio
Running with Scissors
250 Anderson St.
Portland, ME 04101

Cost
All inclusive
MCA Member: $50 per student – Lunch Provided
Non-MCA Member: $70 per student – Lunch Provided

Instructor Bio
Rebecca is a native Mainer and has been teaching art for 17 years throughout the country, from Pre-K through college courses and adult workshops, with all ages and abilities in between. She received her MFA in Ceramics from SUNY New Paltz in 2013 with a special focus on native clays. She shows her work nationally through shows and galleries and currently maintains a private studio at Bayside Clay in Portland. Rebecca is an active member of the Maine Crafts Association and the Maine Potters Market.

For more info about Rebecca and her work, check out www.rebeccamayverrill.com or follow along on Facebook: ‘Rebecca May Verrill Ceramics’ or Instagram: @rebeccamayverrill

Workshop Type
Hands on Technique – All levels welcome.

Description
Tired of the same old solid color glaze options? Looking for a fun and entertaining way to spend a few hours this winter with fellow Maine Craft member, Rebecca May Verrill, learning about graphic, ceramic surface design? This might be the workshop for you!

Rebecca will guide students through her decorating process on leatherhard earthenware tiles to create fun, dynamic layered surfaces. The primary focus will be in creating positive and negative paper stencils for use in masking, water etching and basic image transfer. Using colored slips and underglazes, Rebecca will demonstrate many of the techniques she uses in her own work to create crisp lines and high contrast, fun, layered contemporary surfaces. The methods covered in this workshop can easily be adapted to meet the individual interests and abilities of students at any age, and can be utilized with any type of clay and temperature. No previous experience with clay required!

Contact emily@mainecrafts.org with questions.