instructed by amy smoot
Learn how to make your own custom jewelry in this two-day clay workshop. Students will learn multiple methods for creating their own style of ceramic jewelry, from necklaces, earrings, beads and more! Using a variety of stamps and textures, students can cut out and decorate simple elegant pieces, or even sculpt their favorite objects. Students will learn how to place wire or cut holes for proper placement on necklace chains and earring backings. Once pieces are constructed, students will get to paint their jewelry using a variety of colorful glazes.
This workshop is limited to participants 18+. There is a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum of 10. If the minimum is not met, participants will be refunded.
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Age Range: 18+
Dates: October 8-9, 2022
Times: 2-4 PM both days
Location: Kentuck's Georgine Clarke Building
Tuition: $65; All supplies will be included
This workshop is sponsored in part by the Alabama State Council on the Arts.
Meet the Instructor
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.