This is an introductory class for handbuilding and stamping decoration in clay. Learn the basics of building a ceramic mug through the use of clay slabs and coils. Make a piece for yourself or a loved one to share the love. No prior experience required and glazing and firing included. Participants can pick up finished pieces during business hours 10am - 5pm, February 10th and 11th prior to Valentine’s Day. This class is open to all ages. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Instructor Erin Younge is the STARworks Clay Studio director. She uses various materials and techniques to build sculptures that explore the relationships between history, religion and politics. She received a BFA concentrating in sculpture from UNCG and an MFA from ECU. Erin has taught workshops at the NC Pottery Center and STARworks. She was the curatorial manager for ECU's Dwight Holland Educational Ceramics Collection.