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Hand Building Basics: Air Dry Clay Trinket

  • Level All levels
  • Age 18 and older
  • Price $41.37
  • Location Online Classroom

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  • $41.37
  • Online Classroom
  • Price includes access to both Session 1 & 2 of the WebJam livestream
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this clay class:

Ready to step away from your laptop and the incessant “ding!” of emails, text messages, and Slack requests? Join us for a new workshop where you can slow down and put your hands and mind to work in new ways by exploring the basics of hand building using air dry clay.

A mindful practice that has captivated people for centuries, working with clay helps you to build a mind/body connection by focusing on your immediate interaction with the material. 

Using your hands and a few simple tools you’ll learn how to roll out your clay and create shapes, attach pieces together, how to make a slip and more. Resulting in a beautiful handmade dish you can use for keys, jewelry, candles, whatever your heart desires!

In this workshop you will learn:

  • How to work with clay tools
  • How to roll out clay and cut shapes
  • How to form a dish shape
  • How to attach pieces of clay together
  • How to make slip
  • Coils
  • Wedging

This is a 2-part class, part 1 will cover the absolute basics of working with air dry clay and pottery tools to create your dishes. Part 2 will cover finishing and painting your dishes after they have dried. Each class will be 2 hours.

Supplies needed:

  1. Pencil
  2. Hobby Knife
  3. Acrylic Clay Roller
  4. Das Clay Terra Cotta (1.1lbs)
  5. Toggle Wire Clay Cutter
  6. Synthetic Sponges (3 pack)
  7. Wooden modeling clay tools (5 pcs)
  8. Steel Scraper – Smooth Edge, 4”
  9. Plastic Paint Palette – 6 Cavity
  10. Acrylic Paint - Black, White & more colors
  11. Short Handle Paintbrush – Flat 1/4″
  12. Short Handle Paintbrush – Round 6
  13. Short Handle Paintbrush – Round 4

And this is how a CraftJam works:

After you purchase your ticket, you will receive an email from with instructions on how to login and join the virtual workshop. 

Please note: While participating in a virtual workshop, we require video participation. Unlike traditional webinars, we’re keeping our classes small and intimate. CraftJam was founded to foster community amongst its community and part of this is seeing and interacting with each other as well as the option to receive feedback and support for your projects from your JamMaster.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:
We are BYOB friendly! Crafting is paired best with your favorite drink of choice! But, you must be 21 or over. Younger? Just have a mocktail. No one will notice ;)

Refund Policy

  • 6 business days notice for cancellation and full refund less 5% cancellation fee.
  • 3 business days notice if you'd like to reschedule (depends on availability and can't be guaranteed).

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Accessibility: This school is not wheelchair accessible.

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