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last call for baltimore clayworks trompe l'oeil birch workshop aug=

updated sat 4 aug 12


Eric Serritella on fri 3 aug 12

. 11 and 12

WS5: Trompe L'oeil Birch Bark Workshop w/ Eric Serritella=3D20

Baltimore Clayworks=3D20

5707 Smith Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21209


A two-day weekend workshop with trompe l'oeil artist Eric Serritella =3D
will combine instructor demonstration and student hands-on participation =
to create birch bark from clay. Eric will share a wealth of clay =3D
techniques to make realistic bark baskets and vessels. Each student will =
try the techniques on small pieces to keep. The students will learn how =3D
to create large slabs without the use of a slab roller, how to handle, =3D
assemble, and use templates for making projects from slabs, and how to =3D
mixing and use of slips and ceramic stains for visual accents that mimic =
the look of birch bark and leather straps.

Contact Matthew Hyleck at to join the =