Friday, June 18, 2010

Exciting Upcoming Glaze Workshops!


 I have a bunch of workshops coming up. One on the West Coast in Canada at Metchosin. Then  a couple of kick ass ones at my studio in North Carolina and finally one in late August at Arrowmont will should be really great!

Contact me if you have any questions 828-467-5020



  • Explorations in Ceramic Glazes

July 5 -16, 2010

The Metchosin International Summer
School of the Arts

Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific
650 Pearson College Drive
Victoria, BC, Canada V9C 4H7
Phone: (250) 391-2420 – Toll Free in Canada 1-800-667-3122
Fax: (250) 391-2412 – email: missa@pearsoncollege.ca




  • Glazing Techniques

August 9 – 13, 2010
Learn  glazing techniques including, pouring, brushing, spraying, dipping, stencils, overlapping, latex, was resist, multi-firing, decals, china paints, sandblasting, etc.
John Britt’s Studio
Daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$450.00 includes glaze notebook (PLUS $50.00 FIRING AND MATERIALS FEE) $500.00 Total
John Britt Pottery Studio
154 Sparks Road
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-467-5020
johnbrittpottery@gmail.com

ONLY ONE  SPOT OPEN!




  • Reed Handle Workshop

August 14, 2010
One day, hands on class on how to make reed handles.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$75.00 (includes reed and a delicious lunch).
Linda McFarling and John Britt will conduct a one day, hands on class on how to reed handles. Bring a glaze fired, teapot, basket or other object with lugs for a reed handle.
Space is limited to 8 people.
John Britt Pottery Studio
154 Sparks Road
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-467-5020
johnbrittpottery@gmail.com

  • Critique/ Self Critique Workshop

August 15, 2010
One day, class on how to critique and the basics of self-critique
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$75.00 (includes reed and a delicious lunch).
Linda McFarling and John Britt will conduct a one day,  class on how critique your own work. This is a critical part of developing an idea to fruition and refining your work. As they say in painting, “the most important thing is knowing when to stop working” . We will have a group critique and discuss methods for you to critique yourself. Bring some ceramics pieces you are working on or past pieces you want to use as a jumping board.
Space is limited to 8 people.
John Britt Pottery Studio
154 Sparks Road
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-467-5020
johnbrittpottery@gmail.com



  • Basic Ceramic Raw Materials and Glaze Chemistry

August 22 – 28, 2010

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts

This course in basic ceramic chemistry is designed for potters who want to become better acquainted with the materials used in ceramics, their origins and uses in high-fire, mid-range and low fire glazes. We will briefly cover oxides and their sources, the Seger Unity Molecular formula, and will mix and test glaze recipes on test tiles. Some experience with ceramics is preferred.
Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
556 Parkway
PO Box 567
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Ph. 865-436-5860

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