Martha doing a clayprint demo for the Midpeninsula Community Center in Palo Alto, California (5 min).
To watch the full video, click here: Talk Art clayprint demo video

2016 Workshop Schedule 

February 20 & 21
April 23 & 24
June 4 & 5
July 16 & 17

Last 2016 scheduled workshop in Palo Alto:  
NEW DATE: October 29 & 30

Standard Two-Day Workshop details:
Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 4:00pm

$240, includes all materials. 
Two day workshop at my studio, appropriate for beginners through experienced artists, and repeat students.   Students make their own clay slab 'printing plate' to keep.  Includes materials fee for new students.  (Materials fee of $30 waived for returning students, who bring their own slab.)
See full workshop descriptions below, or contact me for more information. (one-day option may be available) 

Please contact me if you are interested in other dates. 
Customized 1, 2 or more day workshops for you and your group are available. 
Get 2 or more friends to join you for a custom workshop at your place or mine, we'll arrange a time when it works for you.  (3 student minimum)

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What is included in Clayprint Workshop fees?

Fees include all materials, and students make their own clay slab 'printing plate' to keep.  (Returning students who bring their own slab, $30 discount.)

One-Day workshop
Usually Saturday or Sunday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  $155
Two-Day workshop
Usually Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  $240
Alternate days or longer workshops can be arranged.
Contact me for details

FULL WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION:

Workshops are hands-on and accommodate both beginning and returning students. They include a quick introduction to the wonderful art and history of clayprinting, with all you need to know to get started. Returning students will enjoy a review, and catch up on the latest ideas and techniques. Small class size, lots of individual attention. Drinks are provided. Pot luck lunch encouraged, or brown bag.

A workshop student building layers of color on her slab, at Martha Castillo Clayprint Studios, Palo Alto, CA

Workshops Include:

  • Daily demonstration(s)
  • Work at your own pace
  • Lots of individual attention
  • Materials*: "Reemay" (to print on), clay, slips, pigments,  a 16" x 20" base board to hold the slab, and the use of some tools to work on your prints
  • For returning students, the materials fee is waived
  • Drinks are provided (Pot luck lunch, brown bag or deli type restaurants are nearby)

*Additional Reemay will be available to purchase during the workshop. The clay slab may be reused indefinitely, to continue your work at your own studio. A workshop materials list will be provided to registered students.