This class will focus on low fire glazes: how they work, how to apply them using various tools, using glaze combinations, etc.
We will also explore fun new ways to create visual textures using glazes and additives.
No experience with cone 6 or stoneware needed - just bring a lot of curiosity.
We discuss the difference between low-fire and mid-range clay bodies, firing methods and glazes - and of course we'll turn you loose to create and play!
Raku In this class you will learn about the alternative firing process called Raku.
You will learn how the kiln is built, what it does, different glaze techniques, as well as getting hands on experience.
Join ceramic artist Carmen Allen as she walks you through the fundamentals of making slipcast molds. We'll provide all the materials, including the form we'll use to make a mold.
This is a 6 hour class - morning session from 9am to 12pm. We'll break for lunch - then finish up from 1pm to 4pm. Class size is limited to 10 students.
Join Michael Harbridge for a hands-on workshop making these adorable clay gnomes. They are super simple, great for any age, and can be personalized for holidays, garden, activities, sports, and so much more! Michael will show you step-by-step how to construct them from start to finish.
Birds of a feather flock together. Join Bob Moreni in his use of Cobblestone glazes and Stroke & Coat® to create colorful textural effects. Participants will have the chance to create two bird designs
Brinsley will discuss and demonstrate many of his sculpting techniques and assist you with the creation of your piece. He will also share ideas on how you can connect the influences of nature, the environment, and imagery to construct narratives in your work.
This is a hands-on workshop in which participants will learn basic techniques and process methods for sculpting.
This workshop is appropriate for participants of all skill levels.
Tyrrell, a native of Godstone, England, and a professor emeritus at Kent State University, is widely known in Northeast Ohio as a sculptor and public artist.
Where there's smoke, there’s fire, and with raku, there’s lots of both. Michael Harbridge, will be your kiln master for this class.
Celebrate the season with this festive penguin can. Local Artist, Bob Moreni will guide through this glazing project in which you'll develop an appreciation for the versatility of Stroke & Coat glazes.
Are you looking for a little more flexibility in your firing temperatures? Do you need glazes that give you more creative firing freedom? Explore a variety of Mayco glazes that give you great results from Cone 04 all the way to Cone 10. Mayco's high-fire expert Todd Hickerson will share experience and techniques, including glaze combinations, safe glaze layering, stencils, silkscreens and pinpoint flux additions.