Select Fridays

Give the Wheel a Whirl

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June 21 @ 6:13 am

In this 2-hour Select Friday, students will gain the basic fundamentals of wheel work and a general understanding of the ceramic process, which includes firing & glazing. Each student will walk away having completed their very own wheel thrown creation. All supplies included – no experience necessary.

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Raku Firing

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June 21 @ 6:13 am

In this one-evening event, each student will glaze their own pot and have the opportunity to pull or witness their red hot pots being taken from the raku kiln. Pots are then placed into the reduction chamber (also known as a trash can with combustible materials), they will be able…

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Enameled Jewelry

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June 21 @ 6:13 am

Learn how to make a colorful pendant and pair of earrings using fused glass on metal. Patterns will be developed through sifting and stenciling techniques, as well as sgraffito methods. In this workshop, students will build enameled surfaces on nonferrous metal to make beautiful jewelry pieces.

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The Full Experience: Wheel and Raku

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June 21 @ 6:13 am

In this Select Friday, students will experience the entire process of creating, glazing, and raku firing. The Select Friday begins with students glazing and loading the kiln their with their complimentary vase, in preparation for the raku firing. Once the kiln is lit and heating, the wheel portion of the Select…

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Glass Fusion

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June 21 @ 6:13 am

Create a one-of-a kind fused glass art plate in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Learn the basics of glass fusion from cutting to layout to design, while exploring a variety of colored glass, stringers, and frit to embellish the creation. No experience necessary. Materials and firing schedules included.  Please wear closed-toed…

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Saggar Firing

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June 21 @ 6:13 am

​This Select Friday will cover all aspects of saggar firing as an alternative firing process. The time will be spent preparing bisqued (once fired) work for the foil saggar process. All materials will be provided, and students can opt to either purchase bisque ware for $15-$20, or bring their own…

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