WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

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Workshop Overview

Workshops at Fireborn are held monthly, on Saturdays for about 2 ½ hours. Morning workshops begin at 9:30 a.m.  Afternoon workshops begin at 1:30 p.m. See the schedule to the right for details. Some will be demonstrations only. Others will have a hands-on component. The usual fee for Fireborn students (past and present) is $30, and for everyone else $35. Some workshops may cost more.

Schedule

  • The Art of Lids – 9:30 a.m. to noon, January 22, 2022 – Read More
  • Altering Thrown Forms – 9:30 a.m. to noon, February 26, 2022 – Read More
  • Attachments – 9:30 a.m. to noon, March 19, 2022 – Read More
  • The Art of the Vase – 9:30 a.m. to noon, April 23, 2022 –  Read More
  • Sectional Pots – 9:30 a.m. to noon, May 21, 2022 – Read More
  • Velvet Underglaze Painting – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., June 25, 2022 – Read More
  • Pottery by Design – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., July 23, 2022 – Read More
  • Underglaze Transfers –
  • 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., August 6, 2022 – Read More
  • Sgraffito, Mishima and Layering
  • 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., September 17, 2022 –  Read More
  • Fantasy Creations –
  • 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., October 15, 2022 – Read More

The art of the vase

The art of the vase Presented by Daniel Vito Take your design and throwing skills to the next level Functional and decorative vessels are a staple of the potter’s repertoire.

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The Art of Lids

The Art of the Lid Presented by Daniel Vito Traditional design, beautiful forms Lidded vessels are a staple of the potter’s repertoire. Lids add visual complexity, interest, and another surface

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Altering Thrown Forms

Altering Thrown Forms Presented by Daniel Vito Altering has a huge Effect on the interest Level of Your work We will cover lip treatment, faceting, fluting, distortion, and surface markings. 

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Attachments

Attachments Presented by Daniel Vito Attached Handles, spouts, necks, feet, and Knobs add interest and complexity to your work Attachments need to be incorporated into the total design of your

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Pottery by Design

Pottery by Design Presented By Daniel Vito​ What is a good pot? Is it an objective or subjective Decision? Daniel Vito will discuss and demonstrate approaches to pottery design, focusing

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Sectional Pots

Sectional Pots Presented by Daniel Vito Scale up the size of Your work There is a practical limit to how high you can pull up a lump of clay, no

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Velvet Underglaze Painting

Velvet Underglaze Painting Presented by Jeennie Nickolls and Daniela Krahe Adding color and decoration Join Daniela Krahe and Jeennie Nickolls to learn how they use velvet underglazes to create detailed

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Underglaze Transfers

Underglaze Transfers Presented by Betsy Wisbon Adding detail and decoration Underglaze transfers are a great way to add colorful and intricate detail to your ceramic pieces. Tissue transfers, slip transfers,

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Fantasy Creations

Join Monica Petruzzi and combine craft and pottery technique with high fire porcelain, velvet underglazes, porcelain bake on paints, metallic rub-ons and found objects to make her detailed, eclectic creations.

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Sgraffito, Mishima and Layering

Sgraffito, Mishima and Layering Presented by Jen Curry and Donna Hetrick Learn how to use colored slips, underglazes and oxide washes. They can be combined, and inlaid (Mishima), or layered

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