February 8th & 9th, 10a-6p
Participants will explore figurative hand-building and sculpting techniques as well as learn about china paints in this two day workshop with Natalia Arbalaez. This will be a hands on workshop. Firing fees not included but students are allowed to fire at the studio if they wish.
Day 1: Natalia will do a short artist talk discussing her work, her inspirations, and techniques. She will then begin one of many demos on sculpting/handbuilding figures. Students will have time to work after and in between her demos.
Day 2, first half of the day: More demos and hands on time with figures. Second half of the day: Natalia will discuss china paints, how she uses them in her work, how to work with them, application, and trouble shooting etc.