instructed by amy smoot
In this class, students will use clay and an armature to solid build a head and shoulders self-portrait (or a portrait of whoever they choose). This project will be less than life sized. They will learn how to sculpt different features of the face, different expressions, as well as hair and clothing if needed. After sculpting, the students will learn how to hollow out their sculptures for firing.
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. Tickets are non-refundable once the registration deadline ends.
Please email Amy Smoot, Clay Studio Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Age Range: 18+
Dates: June 24-25, 2023
Times: 2-5 PM
Location: Kentuck's Georgine Clarke Building
Tuition: $90; 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.