Mold Relief Workshop

instructor: Ianna Frisby

category: Ceramics

for: Adults

price: $150 General / $130 Verge Members (MATERIALS INCLUDED)


Come make tiles of your own design. In this two-part class, you’ll receive an introduction to clay relief sculpture/design and plaster mold-making by creating an open-faced one-part plaster press mold. Participants will leave with a plaster mold of their tile design and at least four pressed tiles from the workshop. No experience necessary.

First Class: Design and create your own clay relief while learning sculptural methods used to create a 6” x 6” tile. Learn the basics of plaster mixing, setting up and casting a one-part plaster mold using your original clay tile. 

We’ll pause the class for a 30-minute lunch break. To make the best use of time, I encourage you to bring your own lunch, as options nearby are limited.  

Second Class: You’ll use the plaster mold made in the first class to stamp your design into clay and create a series of at least four tiles. Again, bringing a sack lunch is recommended.

WHEN: Sundays April 23 & 30, 2023

WHERE: Verge Classroom

TIME: 1-4 PM

AGES: Teens & Adults

PRICE: $150 General / $130 Verge Members

About Your Instructor

Ianna Nova Frisby is a Sacramento art instructor and artist with over 30 years of experience exploring popular and personal themes using ceramics, sculpture, mixed media, found and altered pieces.  

She is a founding artist and active member at the Verge Center for the Arts. She earned a BFA in studio art from Humboldt State University and an MFA in ceramics from Cranbrook Academy of Art.



Class will meet two times.