On a lightly greased work surface, divide the dough in half. Shape each half into a rough log, cover and let them rest for 15 to 20 minutes. This allows the gluten to relax. Shape the logs into 12-inch batards. See KAF shaping video
if you need guidance. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Cover with lightly greased plastic wrap and allow to rise at room temperature about 2 hours. They should rise about three-quarters of the way to doubled. Don't over-rise or they will lose their shape.