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 and ornaments because I love sculpting and it makes my mosaics much more dynamic.

New: Heart Pocket Ornament Clay Class

September 27 & 28 and October 4 & 5 2022, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4 to 6 p.m.

Learn to build a miniature heart pocket ceramic ornament and a low relief heart ornament, just for fun! A four session class that packs a lot of creative cuteness. In this class you will follow along with Robin to create 2 ornaments. Choose from these selections Class includes clay, tools, glazes and firing. It’s a great class for first timers. When completed you can use them in my mosaic workshops as a focal piece or as a gift for the holidays.

Cost is $150.00 Clay class will be held at 4180 W Plantation st. Tucson, AZ

Heart Pocket Clay Class September 27 2022

Heart Pocket and ornament clay class

$150.00

Saguaro and Prickly Pear Cactus 3-D panel class

Great for Beginners!

July 13, 14, 27, 28 From 5:30- 7:30

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.

Saguaro and Prickly Pear Cactus Panel Class

Saguaro and Prickly pear cactus class July 13, 14, 27, 28

$185.00

Donkey Shadow Box

August 3 & 4, 17, & 18 Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30

Learn how to make a 3-D donkey shadow box using Robin’s techniques. This is such a sweet image that tells a story of a Donkey in the desert with his bf Red Bird. Lesson, tools and firings are included. Clay and glazes should be purchases at Marjons Ceramic Supply Store. Supply list will be provided after registration. This class can take up to 4 separate days to complete.


Donkey Shadow Box Clay class

3 -D Donkey shadow box class

$195.00

Quail Shadow Box Clay Class

May 4 & 5 and 18 &19 (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, May 4,; 5 and 18, 19 2022

Hand build clay shadow box. (4 – 2 hour classes)

$175.00

Shrine Building Class

June 8 & 9 and 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 June 8; 9 , 22 ; 23 2022

Hand building a shrine shadow box

$285.00

Poppy Shadow Box Class canceled.

Learn how to make a ceramic Poppy flower head in a shadow box! These classes are held on Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 – 7:30.

Yellow Poppy Flower Shadow Box

Ceramic 3- Dimensional Flower Tiles part 1

I will be offering a Ceramic 3-dimensional Flower class date TBA

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.

Date TBA

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. 

Date TBA