Shaped Narratives in Clay with TJ Erdahl

Shaped Narratives in Clay Workshop-with TJ Erdahl

November 2 & 3
9am-4pm

Create a clay replica of your face from a life-cast mold. Once casted, learn specific mold-making and hand building techniques that allow you to re-create and alter a series of ceramic faces and head sculptures. This workshop incorporates both traditional hollow-form hand building and press-molding processes. You will cast your own face to create a reusable silicone rubber mold as a starting point. From there, explore alteration and modification. This hands-on workshop will incorporate morning and afternoon demonstrations, slide lectures, and ample work time with one-on-one discussions/critiques. 

Skill Level:All levels. Comfort working small and life drawing or sculpture experience are helpful. 

Thaddeus Erdahl is a studio artist in St. Petersburg, FL, and teaches at Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa. He has held residencies at Guldegegaard International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark and at Arrowmont. Thaddeus has had a solo exhibition at Greenwich House Pottery in New York City and was nominated as an emerging voice in craft by the American Craft Council. www.thaddeuserdahl.com

Member $170/Non-Member $200

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To register by phone, please call the Morean Center for Clay at 727.821.7162 ext 2311