17 All About Clay All About Clay Saturdays April 16 May 21 1-3 p.m. This is your chance to find out how clay artists in our area are getting some of their amazing results. During this six-session workshop participants will learn about varieties of clay processes. Each session will feature one process or method presented by a clay artist who is a master. The sessions will be mostly demonstration with a little hands-on. Participants may register and attend any or all sessions. Register ahead for all six or pay when you show up each time. Cost is 20 per session or 100 for all six for Museum Members or 120 for all six for non-Members. April 16 SIMPLIFIED ELEGANCE with Sarah Olsen Enjoy learning a historic Japanese tradi- tion mishima and let Sarah put a mod- ern twist on it for you. We will explore incised line work and its capacity to en- hance form. April 23 PLATE-O-MATIC with Jason Kiley During this workshop you will learn the Plate-o-matic process of creating beautiful plates bowls and wall decorations. In addition you will explore different surface decoration techniques such as tracing transfers using stencils wax resist designing and sticker resist methods. April 30 PRINTING ON CLAY with GW Lanham Shake off your reservations about surface decoration with straight- forward and functional surface treatments on clay. Demonstration will incorporate image transfer surface and texture printing. May 7 RESHAPING THE WHEEL with Eric Pardue Inthisworkshopdemonstrationswillfocusonalteringwheelthrown shapes to expand on the classic round pot. Decorative techniques including slips underglazes and decals will also be discussed. May 14 SURFACE DECORATION with Noelle Horsfield This workshop will cover the basics of the innovative etching carv- ing and underglaze decal techniques Noelle employs as surface decoration for her hand-built porcelain pots. We will provide a leather hard piece for practice so be prepared to have fun and take the surfaces of your own work to a whole new level. May 21 PIECES PARTS with Kathleen Kneafsey Have you ever wanted to make a bunch of things out of clay and put them together to create something special Then this work- shop is for you. Demonstrations of various vessels spouts lids handles legs and more will all be altered joined and reassembled to create new forms. Ceramic cups An artist is shown creating with clay in HMAs Studio 4.