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Pam Eisenmann

Pam Eisenmann is a studio artist and instructor at Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia and has been working in clay for over 45 years as teacher, artist and arts manager. She earned degrees from The Ohio State University, The University of Tennessee and American University, with concentrations in art education, ceramics and arts management. Pam loves to explore the tactile and sculptural possibilities of clay, often translating her explorations into whimsical creatures and altered vessels, and likes to share her love of clay with others.

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About this course

“Hand Building for Kids Big and Small”

In this four-part course, students will explore a variety of basic hand building processes to create unique and whimsical vessels and sculptures.  Each lesson allows students to explore and build skills in clay using techniques such as pinching, coil construction and slab building, and learn to use clay-working tools.