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Weekend Workshop: Tea Pots with Miki Shim

Weekend Workshop: Tea Pots with Miki Shim

MudWorks Pottery

Regular price $200.00 Sale

An amazing opportunity to learn from a world renowned potter!

$200.00,  Saturday November 18 and Sunday November 19 from 10am-4pm.

This workshop is hosted by MudWorks Pottery in El Cerrito, Ca.  Click here to visit and to sign up 

Over the course of two days, students will experience a comprehensive making session and finish the workshop with three teapots.

Ceramics artist Miki Shim will lead the class in throwing off the hump, how to create at least 3 lid designs, detailed strategy on fitting lids, and crafting spouts that don’t leak. Getting the handle just right along with several design options for the handle will also be taught.

Some experience is required for this workshop. Not suitable for beginners.

What’s included in the workshop:

  • 10 hours of instruction with Miki Shim

  • Your choice of glazes to finish your pieces

  • 25lbs of clay to create with

  • All the tools you need


About Miki:

Internationally known ceramic artist, Miki Shim-Rutter, works from her home studio in San Carlos, CA. She also works from the Palo Alto Arts Center adult studios where she teaches ceramics, coordinates Private Events and Workshops. Shim-Rutter is an active member and past Board Member of the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California (ACGA)

Shim-Rutter’s decorative functional pottery has become recognizable by its beautiful surface detail, sensitivity to lightness and proportion, and respect for the Earth and materials drawn from it. While she has successfully explored a wide range of techniques, materials and applications over the years, Shim-Rutter has become well known today particularly for her work related to tea.