Odyssey ClayWorks

Workshops

Plaster Molds 101: 3-Day Workshop

Instructor: Tyler-James Anderson

Friday 6-9pm,
Saturday-Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm
February 28- March 1

This workshop will  demystify the basics of mold making for slipcast objects. We will be  making one- and two-part molds that you will be able to use for decades to come. This workshop is designed with beginners and those new to plaster in mind, but all skill levels are welcome. Over the weekend, participants will become comfortable with plaster and will learn how to use the materials in a variety of interesting ways.

Level: All Levels
Tuition: $275 all materials included

This workshop is full.

 

Kiln Maintenance for Great Firings

Instructor: Les Powell

Sunday, May 3rd

9:30 am- 4:30 pm

 

Want to know more about your electric kiln? Maybe how to maintain it and ensure that it lasts forever? Join Kiln Tech Les Powell, trained by Skutt, for a day dedicated to all things electric kiln. Les will show you how to replace elements, relays, bricks, and wiring. He will also demonstrate a number of best practices for loading and programs that will optimize your firings. Get the insider’s view on how to maximize your kiln’s performance.

 

Levels: All Levels

Tuition: $135

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Plaster and Clay

Instructor: Tyler-James Anderson

 

April 17th – 19th

Friday 6-9pm

Saturday-Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm

 

Join Tyler and learn the fundamentals of mold making and how to utilize plaster to accentuate your hand building and wheel throwing. Demonstrations will include how to design and cast feet, knobs, handles and other decorative elements for your pots. Students can expect to learn the basics of plaster mold making and how to implement those tools in non-traditional manners, resulting in some truly fun and highly replicable work.

 

Level: All Levels

Tuition: $275 (all materials included)

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Amazing Glaze Workshop

Instructor: Gabriel Kline

Monday- Friday, 9:30am – 4:30pm

May 18th -22nd, 2020

Do you hate glazing? I mean, do you really HATE glazing?  Have you experienced the frustration of making a beautiful piece, then ruining it with a flawed, or perhaps worse, boring glaze? Would you rather spend your time doing just about ANYTHING else, even cleaning your studio? Then this is the workshop for you! Join best-selling author of the book, Amazing Glaze, Gabriel as he demystifies the techniques that will help you learn to love the glazing process, achieve more dynamic results, and get your work noticed. Topics will include under and overglaze decoration, glazing large and delicate work, spraying glazes, and multiple firings. We will also examine the basics of formulating, mixing, or altering a glaze.

Level: Seasoned Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Tuition: $595 + $75 Lab Fee, Includes a copy of the book Amazing Glaze.

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