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Papercuts: Stenciling on Ceramic Surface


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About the Course

Looking to enhance your ceramic forms? Approaching clay surface as canvas, we will practice decorative resist processes using paper, vinyl, tape and wax with underglaze. Daily demonstration and hand-ons learning exercises will guide students to work small, emphasizing skill-building and image idea development. We will use the potter’s wheel and the slab hand-building technique to make a range of pottery forms including, cups, mugs, bowls and plates optimal for stenciling on surface decoration. Student can expect to leave with many new proficiencies, bisque-fired pots and glaze-fired tiles to mid-range temperature. Previous experience with clay will be helpful. Open to all levels.

Your Instructor

Adrienne Eliades

Adrienne Eliades

Adrienne Eliades is a studio potter and educator living in Vancouver, Washington. She earned a B.A. in Studio Art from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2008 and an MFA from University of Florida in 2016. Adrienne has been artist-in-residence at Ash Street Project in Portland, Oregon, Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark and the Bright Angle in Asheville, North Carolina. Her works and writing are featured in numerous publications including UPPERCASE Magazine, Craft in America, Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated. Ceramics Monthly named her an Emerging Artist in 2018. In addition to maintaining a vibrant studio practice, Adrienne is the HOT CLAY Program Coordinator for Idyllwild Arts Summer Program in Idyllwild, California and has presented over 25 workshops nationwide.

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