Making Animals with Soft Slabs

All Levels
June 5 - June 9, 2023

Learn how to manipulate soft slabs to rapidly build basic shapes and create life-like animal forms. Techniques on darting, stretching, paddling, and slump-molding will be explored, in addition to methods of assembling complex forms for stronger structural attachments. Tips for eyes, noses, and fur will be demonstrated.

Meet the Instructor

Rebekah Bogard

Rebekah Bogard received her MFA from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2003 and is currently an Assistant Professor in Ceramics at the University of Nevada Reno. She has received numerous awards including being named an “Emerging Artist” by both NCECA and Ceramics Monthly. Her work has been shown nationwide and reviewed in publications…


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