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Deborah Bedwell Workshop Surface Academy: Velvet Underglazes, Classroom Engobes and More! WS04 â€“ Saturday, 10-4pm, May 21, 2016 Fee: $100 member/$115 non-member Scribble, doodle and dot! This 1-day workshop will introduce students to the colorful world of velvet underglazes, engobe slips and more. Participants will explore application techniques underneath glaze and on top of the glaze surface in this class. This class will encourage you to utilize line and color on your ceramic pieces while you learn how to bring a casual, playful, graphic sensibility to pottery making. Participants are encouraged to bring both leatherhard and bisque, either porcelain or stoneware, and experiment with the classroom materials. Open to all levels of artists with curious minds, previous clay experience is recommended, potters or hand-builders welcome. DEBORAH BEDWELL is one of the founding artists of Baltimore Clayworks and led the organization as the founding Executive Director from 1980-2011. Beginning in 2012 Deborah was elected NCECA President Elect. She holds a bachelorâ€™s degree from Berea College (KY), a masterâ€™s degree from Towson State University (MD), and studied arts management at U. Mass. Amherst. She has received much acclaim for her success in creating Clayworksâ€™ community arts programs, which has made the arts accessible to underserved individuals throughout Baltimore and the region. Her extensive knowledge of contemporary ceramics has taken her throughout the US and abroad where she has served as a panelist, curator, lecturer and workshop presenter. In addition she is an accomplished potter who continues to exhibit her clay work both locally and nationally. In the 1st quarter of 2013 she worked as artist-in-residence at Tainan National University for the Arts in Tainan, Taiwan ROC. WS04 â€“ Saturday, 10-4pm, May 21 Fee: $100 Members; $115 Non-members Contact Matt Hyleck at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Cloonan at email@example.com for more information. Baltimore Clayworks 5707 Smith Avenue Baltimore, MD 21209 www.baltimoreclayworks.org