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Holiday Lace Plates
This is a great way to make hand-built plates from slabs. You can use any size/pattern rim template you like. They are also great for testing out texture, glazes and surface decoration ides. This is my go to shape for Mandala plates (which we will be making next week).
This class is appropriate for all ages and skill levels
Clay slab about 1/4” thick, about 4lbs of your favorite clay, I am using Laguna Bmix5
Holiday Lace Rim Templates or any pattern you want to use
GR Pottery Forms
Flexible ribs of choice, I prefer the large yellow # 3 and small red # 1 Sherril Mud Tools
Clay Knife, I love the Dolan 220S clay knife
Slab mat or ware board to work on
Slab Roller or thickness strips and rolling pin
Kiln, your own or access to one