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Wide Bottom or Wide Top Mug Class
Learn how to make 2 different hand-built mugs using the same template in this fun step by step class! First you will learn how to make a Wide Bottom Mug which makes a perfect spill proof/travel mug. Then you will learn how to make a beautiful Wide Top Mug.
This class is perfect for all ages and skill levels.
2-3 lbs of clay, you can use any clay you like, I am using Laguna bmix 5
3/8” slab, you can use a rolling pin with thickness strip, slab roller or any way you like to make slabs
Printer or Cricut Template
5” circle cookie cutter & 3.5” circle cookie cutter
1.5”-2” flower cookie cutter
Clay Knife, I am using the Dolan 220s,
Flexible ribs, I am using the #3 yellow and #1 red Sherrill mud tool ribs
Bowl or bucket of water
Slip or magic water (recipe available on clayshareresources.com)
Color shaper/clay shaper
terracotta pots or rounder, 4”-6” in diameter
Ware boards for working on and drying on, here I am using ¾” plywood
Something for texture if desired, I am using the Bess and Blossoms rolling pin
Kiln, your own or access to one
Brushes for glazing, I am using a Mayco #8 Fan Brush & Medium Sumi Brush
Amaco Marigold Celadon
Amaco Ochre Celadon