Ceramic Platter-Making Workshop


Give as a Gift

In a Nutshell

Hand-sculpt clay into the shape of a serving platter, attach handles and feet, and place your creation in a kiln so it can be fired

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 12, 2014. Amount paid never expires. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservation required prior to event. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 4 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Must be 21 or older. Gratuity included. By completing your purchase, you agree that the email address you provide will be shared with SideTour for marketing purposes and as described in SideTour’s Privacy Policy. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $60 for one admission to a two-hour platter-making workshop with ceramic artist Bethany Rusen
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event
  • Wear something that can get messy.
  • This workshop is for adults only.

The workshop will be held at a private Cobbs Creek location. The exact address will be shared after purchase.

Each event is capped at 10 purchasers.

What You’ll Do

It feels good to give a loved one a holiday gift that you made with your own two hands—and it feels even better to keep the present for yourself. There will be plenty of time for internal debate during this two-hour class, during which you’ll design and sculpt a ceramic serving platter. You’ll use your hands, your imagination, and a studio full of tools to craft the dish, and when you come back two weeks later, you’ll find a kiln-finished creation.

  • Give Clay Some Character
    After rolling out a sheet of clay, you’ll use tools to carve and sculpt your own holiday serving platter, and then you’ll attach handles and feet.

  • Glaze Your Creation
    You’ll choose from a selection of glazes, each of which imparts a different glossy look when it’s fired.

  • Pick It Up in Two Weeks
    After class, the platter makes a trip to the kiln, where soaring temperatures make the dish sturdy, shiny, and ready for pickup in a few weeks.

Your Host

Bethany Rusen Bethany Rusen
Ceramic Artist

Bethany got serious about ceramics at age 15, but at that point, she’d already been working with clay for about 10 years. She honed her natural sculpting skills with a BFA in art and an MFA in ceramics, and soon cultivated a three-dimensional portfolio of works that would later be featured in shows across the country. For the past 15 years, Bethany has been teaching ceramics, too, igniting the imaginations of those who are new to the art form.

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