When Sun Oct 18 2pm — 4:30pm
Where  North Warehouse - Ceramics (Do Not Use Yet)
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
What Learn how to make a slab plate by using the slab roller and a slump mold
Host Amanda Cline


  • Cost: Free
  • Restrictions:
    • DMS members only
    • Attendees require approval from the event host

Cancellations for this event must be made before October 18, 2020 — 2:00pm.

There are no more spaces available for this event.

About this Event

About this Event
Slab plates and simple and easy to craft. The 'maker' has freedom to customize the plate by using texture, controlling size and by the height of feet.
This is the first class of a two part beginners hand building class to learn the full ceramics process with hands on help from the teacher. You will start by learning how to hand build a ceramics piece by slab-rolling, coiling, and/or pinching, glazing a piece, and ending with a finished product.

In this class you will:
Hand build a ceramic piece of your choice
Choose the desired technique for hand building your ceramic piece
Learn how to attach pieces together by scoring and using slip
Learn how to thoroughly clean the hand building work tables after finishing your ceramic piece
Learn the process of making ceramics at DMS to correctly store and place pieces on the shelves at each stage of the production process
Briefly get insight into the next steps taught in the following classes, Beginners Glazing 103

MAKE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR BEGINNERS GLAZING 103 TO FINISH YOUR PIECE (at least a week to 10 days after this class)
Look for the next level upcoming hand building class: Hand Building 202- pumpkin, scheduled for October 25th.

Special Considerations and Warnings

COVID Notice
By signing up for this class, you are consenting that if you should feel ill and/or have a fever prior to the class, you will stay home and not attend this class. Should you attend this class and test positive for covid recently afterward, you will notify DMS/the instructor so that they can notify their classmates that they were potentially exposed to COVID.
By signing up for this class, you are consenting to photography and videography. Photography and videography obtained during the class may be used for DMS Ceramics promotional purposes via social media.