Low-Relief Carved Porcelain Tiles
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Low-Relief Carved Porcelain Tiles - July 20th from 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM - Price: $127
Workshop Instructor: Gwen Heffner

This class will teach participants how to create low-relief carved imagery onto porcelain tiles. The instructor will demonstrate techniques along with a handout. Prepared tiles will be provided that are dry enough to carve. Students will be provided with several carving tools. Students should bring simple drawings, images, or photos of a flower or plant that they would like to carve into the porcelain. Practice will be done on practice tiles before final images are transferred for carving the final porcelain tile. Tiles will be glaze fired and returned to students per arrangement.

• Location: Berea Senior Citizens Center/Intergenerational Center (Activity Room) - 214 West Jefferson Street

• Date/Time: July 20th from 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

• Break: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM (1.5 hours)

• Total Hours: 6 hours

• Price: $127.00 (Includes all materials, supplies, handout and glazing and firing of tiles.) (See Notes below - Bring a drawing, image or photo to carve into tile.)

• Age: 18 & Up

• Difficulty: Beginner

• Class Size: 12 Max

• Take Home: One finished and glaze fired carved porcelain 6” x 6” tile, as well as an unfired practice porcelain tile, carving tools, and a handout. (See notes below - Tile will be fired by instructor.)

• Notes: Eyesight and use of both hands are necessary for this workshop. Students should wear casual clothing and an apron. If dust or particulate matter is an issue (asthma, etc.) instructor will provide a simple dust mask. Students should bring simple drawings, images, or photos of a flower or plant that they would like to carve into the porcelain. Tile will be fired by instructor and will be ready for pick up within two weeks after the workshop or can be shipped to participants at no extra cost.

• NOTE TO EDUCATORS: Educators attending this session will receive access to on-line cross-curricular resources, suggested classroom activities based on skills and concepts covered in session, and a certificate of participation for Professional Learning documentation.