4 Sessions of Ceramics Fun and Raku Firing Day Party!
Tuesday July 6 5:30-8:30 pm Hand-building with Clay
Saturday July 10 1:00-4:00 pm Hand-building with Clay
Tuesday July 20 5:30-8:30 pm Coloring & Glazing
Sunday July 25 2:00-6:00 pm Raku Party Day & BBQ
(Raku date subject to change per ceramics drying times & weather conditions)
Cost: Public $198 + 35 materials
Member $165 + 35 materials
Raku: a process by which pottery is fired at a relatively low temperature and then moved while hot to a closed container with combustible materials (as paper or sawdust) that ignite and cause a reaction creating colors and patterns in the pottery’s surface. also: Pottery produced using this process.
What to expect: The first two days of this four session Raku Workshop will be hand-building pieces to prepare for a raku firing. Explore the fun and variety hand-building with clay allows. The third day the hand-built pieces will be glazed with lustrous raku glazes. Finally the fourth session will be the fun and addictive raku firing.
- Hand construction from clay
- Under-glazing with colored clay if desired
- Glazing with raku glazes
- Participating in a day of raku firing party (BBQ Potluck & Beverages)
- Voila! Your masterpiece will be revealed!!!!
Although this is primarily a Raku class, the students will have the option of firing their pieces to stoneware temperatures.
Yvon Dockter has been a beloved and well known local artist for over 30 years. Come share her passion for making and for collaborating, a generous spirit, she loves to see people get their Make On!
Pre-registration required. Class is limited to 10, register early
Any questions? Email Spark@thecuriousforge.org
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