A Simplified Way

to Make a Hollow Head

Prerecorded Demo and Live Q&A

Demo available: January 16
Live Q&A: January 23, 1:00 PM ET

In this prerecorded video demonstration I’ll show how to make a small head using clay slabs and a simple pattern that will help generate the primary shape, which I’ll develop through further modeling. I’ll touch on bone structure, features, and cleaning strategies. Then I’ll show you how to attach the head to a neck and bust, also created from templates, in order to play with the activation of gesture.

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the live Q&A session with Cristina on January 23.

Fee: $45. Participants will receive a materials list, any handouts, and the prerecorded demonstration video ahead of the live Q&A session. They will have unlimited access to these materials until February 23, 2021.

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Materials list, templates, and the prerecorded demo will be provided through Teachable.

Students have access to this material starting January 16 and ending February 23, 2021. Please make alongside Cristina if you'd like. You are also welcome to simply watch the prerecorded demo and ask questions during the live Q&A.

The live Q&A will take place via Zoom on January 23, 2021 at 1pm ET

Students will be introduced to Cristina and be able to ask questions.


If you need help or have a general question please contact [email protected].

Cristina Córdova

Studio artist; teaching: Haystack (ME), Anderson Ranch (CO), Santa Fe Clay, Penland; collections: Renwick Gallery (DC), Fuller Craft Museum (MA), Everson Museum (NY), Lowe Museum (FL), Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Puerto Rico), Museo de Arte de Ponce (Puerto Rico), Mint Museum (NC), Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston), Alfred Ceramic Art Museum (NY), former Penland resident artist. 



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