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Raku Workshop with Brett Thomas of Mobile Raku

Register
Venue:
May Carter Pottery Studio
Time:
November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$85
End Date:
November 13
Number of Classes/Day:
Friday and Saturday
Ages:
15+
Register by:
October 22

The Academy Center of the Arts is pleased to partner again with Brett Thomas of Mobile Raku in hosting a two day Raku workshop on Friday, November 12 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm and Saturday, November 13 from 9:30 am – 2:00 pm at the Academy Center of the Arts.

 

Class size is limited to 20 students, and each student may bring 4-5 pieces (raku clay only bisque cone 06), approximately 5” wide x 12” tall or smaller.

 

Small tiles are acceptable however NO BOWLS OR SLABS.

 


 

It is recommended that students are either enrolled in a pottery class or have experience working with clay.

 

If time allows, additional pieces may be fired after everyone has had a turn.  Brett will provide his glazes and materials for firing.

 

Please register early; pieces need to made and bisque fired before November 11. Students should plan to glaze their pieces before November 12 (the Academy will provide glazes).

 

Class tuition is $85 which includes a 25lb bag of raku clay.

 

Students currently not enrolled in Academy Center pottery classes will have access to the studio to make their pieces. Unused raku clay from this class can be saved for the next Raku workshop!

 

Come join the firing party!

Sponsored by:

 

Academy Center of the Arts

Supported by the BWXT Access Program

with Education Access Program Discounts Underwritten by

 

 

Register
Venue:
May Carter Pottery Studio
Time:
November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$85
End Date:
November 13
Number of Classes/Day:
Friday and Saturday
Ages:
15+
Register by:
October 22

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