Botanical Beauty

October 7, 2010
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Students can create earthenware sculptures of flowers and plants at this upcoming workshop.



At the Scottsdale Artists' school in Scottsdale, Ariz., students at any experience level can participate in Sandra Luehrsen's "Sculpting Clay Botanicals" workshop that begins on October 8. During the class, which well be held at the Shemer Art Center in Phoenix, attendees will create a water-based clay botanical form that can either stand alone or become part of an assemblage structure. During the first two days of class, students will meet to learn techniques, garner inspiration from other artists, and sculpt an original botanical shape using their discoveries. After a two-week drying and firing process, students will meet once more to add color and glaze to their sculptures on the last day of the workshop.

Sandra Luehrsen is a ceramic artist from Chicago, Ill. She currently has her own studio and teaches three-dimensional design at Mesa Community College. "Sculpting Clay Botanicals" is only one of a variety of workshops and programs offered at Scottsdale Artists' School. For more information, visit www.scottsdaleartschool.org or www.sluerstudios.com.

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