When Sun Jan 16 10am — 12pm
Where Workshop - Ceramics
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
What Hand building an item of your choice
Host Monika Troester


  • Cost: Free
  • Restrictions:
    • DMS members only
    • Ages 13+

Cancellations for this event must be made before January 16, 2022 — 10:00am.

Registration for the event is closed.

About this Event

About this Event
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, 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:
Choose the desired technique for hand building your ceramic piece
Learn how to attach pieces together by scoring and using slip
Hand build a ceramic piece of your choice
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 10 days to two weeks after this class)

Special Considerations and Warnings

Clay can be messy! Please wear clothes that you won’t mind getting dirty. Although not required, it is also recommended to have short fingernails as it is easier to hand build with shorter nails.