Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts


Plaster Molds 101: 3-Day Workshop

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

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Mardi Gras Masquerade One-Day Workshop

Paige Janeri

Saturday, February 22

Come enjoy a day in the studio full of family, fun, and artistic expression! “Mardi Gras Masquerade” is a class for children and their guardians to explore, express, and celebrate your unique personalities. Spending time in the studio will strengthen and deepen relationships through teamwork and awareness of each other’s best qualities. Feel good about creating and working together, while also being silly and having a good time! The finished product will represent a piece of yourself inspired by your own ideas and supported by family and friends. We encourage you all to dress up wacky and festive for this exciting day! As they say in New Orleans, “Laissez les bon temps rouler!” Let the good times roll! Light refreshments provided.

Tuition: $90 per child. Parents/Guardians Free

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Amazing Glaze Workshop

Gabriel Kline

Monday- Friday, 9:30am-4:30pm

May 18-22, 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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Lovely Lobes: Creating Ceramic Jewelry- Cancelled

Laurie Caffery Harris + Sara Ballek

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

November 16-17

In this workshop we will make beautiful ceramic jewelry that will become your family’s heirlooms! From designing earrings with the perfect weight to necklaces that hang just right – we will investigate jewelry of all shapes to create pieces that reflect your personal aesthetic. We will discuss and practice firing techniques, using ceramic wire. Finishing options includieslip inlay, painting sgraffito, and carving. By the end of the weekend we will have pieces that are not only visually interesting, but speak to your own style and sensibilities.

Level: All Levels
Tuition: $250 + $25 Lab Fee