When anxiety is at an all time high, #SelfCare should be a top priority, but that doesn’t always have to include a trip to the spa. How about an afternoon boiling clay between your fingers in a pottery workshop? For more clay magic, here’s Alex Miranda, the man we call Harry Pottery.
As you know, it’s fundamentally illegal to mention pottery without making a joke on that sexy scene from the movie “Ghost,” but a clay class we found in Fort Lauderdale is more comical than romantic, and it will lift you up. really morale!
Find? Spirits? Phantom?
Need a break from all this?
At the Mingo Makes It Pottery Studios in Fort Lauderdale …
Domingo Olavarria, Mingo Makes It Pottery Studios: “You connect with your inner child. There is something fun about playing with clay, about getting dirty.
Two-hour facial modeling course …
Domingo Olavarria: “These are funny sculptures. They are not too serious. They are cartoonish.
It might just reverse that frown!
Alex Miranda: “Can a beginner achieve something like this?
Domingo Olavarria: “Absolutely. “
Alex Miranda: “Do you think so? “
Domingo Olavarria: “Yes.”
Taught by local artist Benjamin Martin Levin.
Benjamin Martin Levin: “When all is said and done, it’s going to look amazing, guarantee it. “
Start by hitting the ball of clay in the shape of an acorn.
Alex Miranda: “It feels good! Hit that! “
Or, Akon. On the back, poke a hole with your thumb, then simply open it.
Benjamin Martin Levin: “You try to act like an upside-down bowl. “
Although not too much.
Alex Miranda: “It looks like a plate! We make a face!
Angie, guest: “It’s my face!
Benjamin Martin Levin: “We switch to this side and we start to work on the features: the mouth, the nose, the eyes.
And this language!
Alex Miranda: “Have you ever heard of Megan Thee Stallion? “
Benjamin Martin Levin: Yes.
Alex Miranda: “Because you know it’s… She’s going to… ‘Ahh!’ “
For the nose, he says to cut the size of a small sausage, and then …
Benjamin Martin Levin: “You just have to pinch it in the clay. You see that?”
It makes it look so easy!
Angie: “No, that looks awesome.”
Alex Miranda: “I mean, what do you think?
Now the mouth.
Benjamin Martin Levin: This is the beginning of the mouth. Anyone see that? ”
Sculpt the clay as you would a pumpkin.
Alex Miranda: “It looks like a Nike check, but do you think it will be fun? ‘Do it!'”
Some finishes and …
Alex Miranda: “It sounds so crazy but in the best way.”
Sixty dollars includes the class, materials, baking, and glazing, but the soundtrack is all you’ve got.
Alex Miranda: “And the weather can be so …”
Mingo Makes It offers all kinds of fun classes, including the famous wheel.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Mingo does it
746 NE 3rd Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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