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the animal in clay
nstructed by amy smoot

In this workshop, students will create their own ceramic sculpture of their favorite animal. Students will use a photo references as a guide and will be taught various sculpting techniques to create a realistic sculpture that will be up to 8-10” tall or wide.


This workshop is limited to participants ages 18+. There is a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum of 10. If the minimum is not met, participants will be refunded. 

Please email Mary Bell, Program Manager, at with any questions. 

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Kentuck workshops are non-refundable after the registration closes. If you would like to cancel before the deadline passes, please email or call 205-758-1257. If the class does not meet the minimum by the registration deadline and the workshop is cancelled, all participants will be refunded their registration fees.

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This workshop is sponsored in part by the Alabama State Council on the Arts.


Age Range: 18+

Dates: October 1-2, 2022

Times: 9 AM-12 PM both days

Location: Kentuck's Georgine Clarke Building

Tuition: $125All supplies will be included

Meet the Instructor

Amy Smoot

Amy Smoot is from Carrollton, GA and currently resides in Tuscaloosa, AL. She received her BFA in ceramics from the University of West Georgia in 2015. While there, she was studio technician and research assistant in the ceramics area. In 2019 she received her MFA from The University of Alabama where she first began teaching ceramics as a graduate assistant. Her practice consists of all types of ceramics techniques including mold-making, slip-casting, hand building, and wheel thrown pottery.  

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