Clay Classes

Have you ever wanted to learn how to work with clay? I love it. And I want to share my techniques with you.

I enjoy making 3 D tiles because I love sculpting and it makes my mosaics much more dynamic.

Shrine Building Class

September 1, 2- 22,23 (Wednesdays and Thursdays) 5:30- 7:30

Learn to build a clay arched shadow box using Robin’s techniques. There are many components to this piece and Robin takes you through it step by step. This is an intensive class and it helps to have previous experience with hand building clay. Lesson, tools and 2 firings are included in this class. Clay and glaze will need to be purchased at Marjons Ceramic Supply Store. Supply list will be provided after registration. This is 4 day class to complete.  

Angel Swag Shrine

Shrine Clay class September 1,2,22,23

Hand building a shrine shadow box

$275.00

Quail Shadow Box Clay Class

August 25, 26 – September 8, 9 (Wednesdays and Thursdays) 5:30-7:30

Learn how to build a clay box with a charming quail scene. Beginners welcome. Using Robin’s hand building techniques, students will create desert plants and quails in a shadow box. Lesson, tools and 2 firings are included in this class. Clay will need to be purchased at Marjons Ceramic Store. This is a 4 session class to complete the project.

Quail Shadow Box Clay class August 25,26, September 8,9

Hand build clay shadow box.

$175.00

Ceramic 3- Dimensional Flower Tiles part 1

I will be offering a Ceramic 3-dimensional Flower class April 7, 8 and 21.  That’s a 2 Wednesdays, and 1 Thursday, from 5:30-7:30. 

Held at the Blue Raven Art School, 720 E Prince Rd. Tucson.  Clay, lesson, tools and 2 firings are included in this class. A glaze list will be provided and will need to be purchased at Marjons Ceramic Supply Store. Students will be learning how to create these two samples.  The Saguaro Cactus flower and the Mexican Bird of Paradise. Last fall I taught a Shrine building class. Now it is time to offer the 3 dimensional aspects of the project. This class is for any clay and mosaic artists that would like to use more sculptural work in their projects. The focus will be on technique and color. Student will have the opportunity to make several examples to grasp the technique.

These are stunning 3-D tiles to be used for mosaics. 

Ceramic 3- Dimensional Flower Tile Class part 2 (roses and Datura-desert lily)

This class focuses on components of mosaic tiled larger art project. Last fall I taught a Shrine building class. Now it is time to offer the 3 dimensional aspects of the project. This class is for any clay and mosaic artists that would like to use more sculptural work in their projects. Pictured here is a sample of how I use the 3-d flower tiles. The focus will be on technique and color. Student will have the opportunity to make several examples of flowers to grasp the technique.

May 12, 13 and 19 from 5:30- 7:30. that’s 2 Wednesdays and a Thursday

Held at the Blue Raven Art School, 720 E Prince Rd. Tucson. 

The Rose and the Datura flowers are a 3 d flower I have developed myself and use them in mosaic projects all the time. Clay, lesson, tools and 2 firings are included in this class. A glaze list will be provided and will need to be purchased at Marjons Ceramic Supply Store. Students will be learning how to create these two samples. 

Saguaro and Prickly Pear Cactus 3-D panel class

June 22-23, and July 6-7, (Tuesdays and Wednesdays) 5:30-7:30 pm

Learn Robin’s clay techniques to make 2 -3-Dimensional Tile panels. Lesson, tools and 2 firings are included in this class. Clay and glaze will need to be purchased at Marjons Ceramic Supply Store. Students will be learning how to create these two samples.  Supply list will be provided after registration.