New Surface Decoration Webinar with Sara Ballek

Learn to Create Exciting Surfaces Through Altering and Underglaze Decoration

Wednesday, April 21, 2021, from 1-3 pm EDT USA

Registration fee: $35

Registrants can access a recording of the video for 30 days following the event to revisit techniques! (Registrants will be emailed a video link within 48 hours of the webinar conclusion.)

Space is limited—Register today!

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Pinches, lines, patterns, colors, and designs!

Join Sara Ballek as she walks you through a colorful course filled with many exciting processes that will ignite inspiration to step up your surface skills! This two-hour online demonstration workshop will be loaded with detailed step-by-step instruction that will focus on design, texture, color, surface techniques, and altering a basic, functional form through various methods.

You’ll also learn how to:

  • Alter a basic form using a variety of pinching techniques
  • Apply slip and underglaze, and use the sgraffito process to create fun, colorful patterns and designs
  • Mix underglaze colors to create the perfect gradient
  • Lay out a pattern on a round form
  • Carefully choose colors that work well together
  • Add final touches to a finished form with sanding to create super smooth surfaces

This workshop is geared toward beginners through advanced-level artists (demo will not show throwing techniques). Participants who would like to work along at home should have a simple, soft-leather-hard piece prepared for the workshop.

Our Workshop from Home webinars are just like in-person workshops, except you are guaranteed a front-row seat! Ask questions throughout, or during the Question & Answer session at the end.

You’ll also receive a link to the PDF resource document in your registration email that includes a list of Sara’s favorite tools, her slip and glaze recipes, helpful information about her firing temperatures and clay bodies, AND her full-length article from the November/December 2020 issue of Pottery Making Illustrated!

Got a question about our webinars? Visit our Webinar FAQ Page!

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