In this workshop Michelle Laxalt will discuss and demonstrate in depth various ways that underglazes, oxides, and glazes can be utilized alone or in combination to accentuate texture on ceramic surfaces. Participants are encouraged to bring several bisqued pieces (with smooth and textured surfaces, created with the clays used at Callanwolde) to explore the techniques shared, which will be fired and returned. The workshop can also be a space for participants to share, discuss, and troubleshoot their own triumphs and frustrations with ceramic surfaces. All levels. For the health and safety of Callanwolde instructors, students, and staff, we have the following Covid safety protocols in place: - OPTIONAL masking for those that certify their vaccination status. - MANDATORY masking for those who wish to not disclose vaccination status. - Acceptable masks are surgical, cloth, or N-95/KN-95. When you complete your registration, your confirmation email will have a link to a vaccine verification form. You do NOT need to complete the form if you certified your status for a prior quarter. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center employees who have access to vaccination information are required to keep this information confidential and secure.