Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts

Workshops

Amazing Glaze

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

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

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Raku Magic One-Day Workshop

Paul Gisondo

1-Day Workshop

Saturday, 9:30am-4:30pm

October 19

Experience the drama, amazement and instant gratification of Raku in this one-day firing workshop. Bring up to 5 bisque fired pieces (vertically oriented vase and cylinder forms up to 12 inches in height preferred). We will glaze the pieces using a variety of crackle, iridescent luster and matte glazes and fire the work outdoors in our Raku kiln. Pieces will be removed from the red-hot kiln and quickly transferred into ash cans lined with flammable materials. Participants will go home the same day with dramatically transformed, finished work!

Level: All Levels
Tuition: $115 + $25 Lab Fee

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The Monster Mask Bash Workshop For Adults & Kids

Paige Janeri

1-Day Workshop
Saturday, 10am-3pm

October 12

Come enjoy a fall workshop full of family, fun, and artistic expression!

“Monster Mask Bash” is a shared clay experience for children and their guardians. In this special Halloween edition, we will learn how to sculpt art masks that can later be hung as a wall piece. Spending time in the studio strengthens and deepens relationships through teamwork and the fun of creating in true Halloween spirit! Spooky treats and healthy snacks will be provided. There will be a 45 minute break for lunch.

 

Level: All Levels
Tuition: $95 per Child/Guardian Combo

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