University of Mobile: Make a Mug Ceramics Workshop

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Date(s) - October 2, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

University of Mobile, Farmer Hall


This class is a two-part, hand-building workshop using clay slabs to build functional mugs/cups perfect for coffee, tea, or other beverages. You will get a chance to create up to two mugs during the workshop and decorate your mug using tools, textures, and glazes. All supplies are provided.

Location: University of Mobile, Farmer Art Building
Instructor: Phillip Counselman, MFA

Session 1: Saturday, October 2nd, 9am-12pm, Part 1 (3 hours) – Hand build your mug and apply textures/carved designs. Mugs will be dried/fired before the second part of the workshop.

Session 2: Saturday, October 23rd, 9am-11am, Part 2 (2 hours) – Apply colored glazes to your mugs before the final firing. Mugs will be available for pickup approximately 1-2 weeks after the second session.

Cost is $60 for AIGA Members and $75 for non-members.

  • Max 15 people. Pre-registration is required.
  • COVID-19 Precautions: Masks are required while inside the building.
  • You must attend both sessions in order to receive your finished mugs.
  • Refunds must be requested at least 72 hours before the event due to supplies being pre-purchased.