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Handmade Clay Pumpkins w/ Mary Case

Mary Case’s ‘Handmade Clay Pumpkins’ workshop offers students an opportunity to create a set of beautiful keepsake clay pumpkins, perfect for holiday table decorations. This two-hour workshop will be held at LACA on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration per session is $43 for LACA members and $48 for non-members and includes all supplies. Register online at or by calling 231-845-2787. 

No experience is necessary. Students will mold slabs of clay to create fantastic, whimsical pumpkins. Mary will demonstrate different texture options and design techniques to allow students to personalize their projects. 

Students will choose their glaze color for Mary to apply. Once pumpkins go through the final kiln firing, students may pick them up at LACA.

Mary is a local artist, instructor, and gallery owner in Ludington. She sells her paintings and pottery in her gallery and on her website, Her teaching studio is located on Dowland Street, two blocks straight east of the car ferry. Mary has lived in Ludington for five years and she teaches multimedia classes at her studio and at LACA. Classes are primarily pottery and acrylic painting. 

Mary has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Sienna Heights University, concentrating in drawing, painting, ceramics, and creative writing. Mary was mentored by professional potters Charlie Blosser and Jan Sadowski in Royal Oak, Michigan, and she worked at Salmon Falls Production Pottery in Andover, New Hampshire.

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