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Pet Portrait in Clay Workshop

Time: May 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Number of Classes/Day: 1 Saturday
End Date: May 18
Register By: May 15
Ages: 15+
Venue: May Carter Pottery Studio
Cost: $70

Submit a digital photo of your favorite pet to our Instructor, Anna Ellis.  She will create a template for transferring the image to a clay slab. Students will create a portrait in clay of your sweet doggie or kitty (or other pet) that can be hung on the wall!




Instructor: Anna Ellis


Anna is a Lynchburg native who has always had a passion for the arts. She studied at VCU in Richmond Virginia. However, it wasn’t until 2009 that she took a pottery class at CVCC, and fell in love with the medium. After taking what was offered at community college, she made her way down to the Academy.


Encouraged greatly by teacher May Carter she started teaching children’s classes in 2011 after several years moved on to teaching adult classes and workshops. Her work has always been inspired by her love of animals, particularly farm animals. Her work has been in the National Juried Art Exhibition at the Academy and has won awards at the Bath County Art Festival.


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