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Printing on Clay and More! with Rachelle Miller
Printing on Clay and More! with Rachelle Miller

Printing on Clay and More! with Rachelle Miller

Join Rachelle Miller to unleash your creativity and dive into the world of ceramics as we embark on a comprehensive journey through a myriad of surface decorating techniques.

Date & Time

Aug 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – Aug 09, 2024, 12:00 PM

Adamah Art Studios, 4681 Co Rd ZZ, Dodgeville, WI 53533, USA

About the Workshop

Join Rachelle Miller for this hands-on experience that encourages experimentation and individual expression. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned ceramic artist, our goal is to provide you with a rich and diverse set of techniques to inspire and elevate your creative journey. Let the clay be your canvas, and let your imagination run wild!

Course Highlights:

Mono and Silkscreen Printing:

Learn the art of transferring intricate designs onto clay surfaces through mono and silkscreen printing techniques. Discover how to create visually stunning patterns and images that bring your ceramic pieces to life.

Slip and Underglaze Transfers:

Master the application of slip and underglaze transfers to add depth, color, and texture to your pottery. Explore various transfer methods that allow you to personalize your creations with unique and intricate designs.

Water Etching:

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of water etching. Uncover the secrets of this technique as you carve intricate details into the clay, creating visually captivating and tactile surfaces.

Stencil Blocks and Stamping:

Delve into the realm of stencil blocks and stamping to incorporate intricate designs and textures onto your ceramic pieces effortlessly. Unlock the potential of these methods to add depth and complexity to your creations.


Discover the ancient art of sgraffito, where layers of contrasting colored clays are carved away to reveal stunning patterns and designs. Learn to wield carving tools with precision to create intricate and visually striking compositions.

Hand Building Methods:

Rachelle will be sharing hand-building methods that will be the canvases for your surface decoration exploration.

Adamah will provide:

  • 25 lbs of porcelain, Bclay, or stoneware. Additional porcelain and stoneware will be available for purchase. 
  • Bisque firing during workshop
  • Basic throwing and hand-building tools
  • Wax resist
  • Underglazes and slips

Participants should bring:

  • Any personal brushes, tools, stencils or stamps wished to use during workshop
  • Boxes and wrapping for any pieces made during the workshop

About Artist:

Rachelle Miller

Rachelle Miller received her BA in art with a ceramics emphasis from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. After graduation, she worked four years as a production potter for Rockdale Union Stoneware, Rowe Pottery, and Lakeside Pottery. Since then, she has been working as a studio potter and an instructor at Madison College.


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  • Single Occupancy

    Private single room with private bathroom, linens included. Meals and #50 DSM clay included.

  • Multiple Occupancy

    Shared room with private bathroom, linens included. If you do not indicate a roommate or come with a houseguest, you will be assigned a roommate prior to arrival. Meals and #50 DSM clay included.

  • Commuter Rate

    The rate does not include lodging. Lunch will be provided daily. Additional meals are available for purchase. Please make arrangements in advance if you would like to add meals to your workshop. #50 DSM clay included.

  • Houseguest

    For anyone looking to join a workshop participant during their stay at Adamah without participating in a workshop. Meals and lodging are included. Come experience the beauty of Bethel Horizons property with over 7 miles of hiking and 5 miles of mountain biking trails. Relax and take in the breathtaking views and enjoy exploring Wisconsin's beautiful Driftless Area.




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