Sculpting Our Stories Through Clay

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Sculpting Our Stories Through Clay

Spend time with NEA National Heritage Fellow Anita Fields, clay and textile artist of her Native Osage culture. Learn hand building techniques to create a sculpture in spired by your personal experience and stories.

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Period One
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9:00 am
Period Two
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10:30 am
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Participants will form small-scale sculptures using their personal experiences and stories as inspiration. Students will learn various hand building techniques, including forming, shaping, pinch and slab-construction. Finally, students will create a 4-inch x 4-inch accordion fold, handmade book to record the processes, thoughts, and experiences of Sculpting Our Stories Through Clay.

Class limit: 15 students, ages 15 and up

Materials fee: approximately $25

Students should bring:

  • Sharpened pencil
  • 3 or 4 mediums sized paintbrushes
  • Plastic to cover clay work when not working on it, such as trash bags, Walmart bags, dry-cleaning bags.
  • Scissors
  • 3 medium size plastic containers with lid, (i.e. cottage cheese containers, larger yogurt container)
  • 1 sheet of Strathmore 400 series large watercolor paper, 22 “ x 30 “- approx. $4.99 at Michaels craft store
  • 4 oz. Delta Sobo glue - approx. $3.99 at Michaels craft store
  • Westcott 18 “ Stainless Steel ruler - approx. $5.99 at Michaels craft store
  • Bead Landing Leather cord, black - approx. $2.99 at Michaels craft store
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Schedule a week or two, or three! Or, just sprinkle some classes in between other commitments.

Week 1

6/27/22
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7/1/22
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Week 3

7/10/22
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7/15/22
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