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Clay Toad House Construction



Both frogs and toads are beneficial to the garden because they feed on many pests such as, bugs, beetles, catepillars, cutworms, grasshoppers, grubs, slugs, and a varitey of other pests. A single frog can eat over 100 insects in one night!

In this one-shot workshop, instructor, Brandace Cloud, will teach you hand-construction methods to create your very own Toad House out of low-fire RED earthenware clay. Toad houses will then be kiln-fired and available for pickup on/or after March 31st.

Cost: $25

The cost of this class includes two hours of studio time with access to all the equipment and tools in our clay studio, plus in-depth instruction from a professional ceramic artist, as well as the cost of clay, glazes, and kiln firings.

You can pre-pay for this class by clicking 'purchase' below and then filling out the required information in the popup window.

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If you would rather pay at the time of the class, just fill out the form below and click ‘submit’. You can then pay via cash, check, or credit/debit card any time before class begins.

Instructor Bio, Brandace Cloud:

Brandace is executive director at The Macoupin Art Collective. She has an Associate of Art degree in Graphic Design from Lewis & Clark Community College, a Bachelor of Art degree from Webster University, and attended post-graduate studies in the ceramics department at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. Brandace has worked as a self-employed ceramic artist, selling her wares at various art fairs and exhibitions. She has years of experience as an art educator, teaching clay classes and workshops for children, adults, and various community organizations.

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