A Simplified Way

to Make a Hollow Head

Prerecorded Demonstration

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.

Suitable for all skill levels.

Fee: $45. Participants will receive a materials list, any handouts, and the prerecorded demonstration video. They will have unlimited access to these materials for 30 days from the date of purchase.

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

Students have access to this material for 30 days from the date of purchase.


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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