Maria Moldovan combines a remarkable talent for illustration with a fanciful approach to sculpting in clay.
Custom image transfers, Japanese Tissue Transfers, Millefiori, Laminating, Slip Trailing, Mishima, Sgraffito, Stencils, Slip Rubs, Mocha Diffusion! A whirlwind of techniques for adding colours and motifs to your clay vessels or sculptures.
Chandler will show some fundamental handbuilding techniques to construct archetypal vessels for pouring, drinking and storing.
Anne will be sharing her knowledge on throwing and altering techniques with attention to form, proportion and detail.
She has consistently been inspired by textiles and fibre techniques- Persian carpets, Fair Isle knitting patterns, batiks from around the world. Throughout the majority of her career, she has used wax resist and underglaze colours to apply layered patterns to her forms.
If you are a small Monster Maker, please bring along a Monster Maker Manager. That is someone who is big enough to drive a car or use an oven, but sometimes needs to practice having a big imagination.
Although LOAM Clay Studio is a pottery studio, we enjoy hosting workshops featuring other crafts. There is often a cross-fertilization that occurs when exposed to different crafts. The techniques and tools used in this egg decorating workshop can also be applied to bone dry or bisqued ceramic ware (using slips and underglazes instead of dyes) with wonderful results.