Friday, December 23, 2011

John Britt Pottery 2012 Workshop Schedule




2012 Winter Workshop Schedule
John Britt Pottery
154 Sparks Road
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-467-5020/ 828-688-6615
johnbrittpottery@gmail.com

·       Digital Craft Photography Workshop
Saturday  February 4, 2012
One day, hands on class on basic craft photography.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$85.00 (includes digital photographs of 2 pieces and a delicious lunch).
Joy Tanner and John Britt will conduct a one day, hands on class on how to take digital photographs of your three dimensional ceramics/crafts using a simple, low tech approach for the beginner. 

Space is limited to 8 people.

·       Digital Craft Photography Workshop
Sunday February 5, 2012
One day, hands on class on basic craft photography.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$85.00 (includes digital photographs of 2 pieces and a delicious lunch).
Joy Tanner and John Britt will conduct a one day, hands on class on how to take digital photographs of your three dimensional ceramics/crafts using a simple, low tech approach for the beginner. 

Space is limited to 8 people.

·       Basic Social Media for Artists Workshop
Saturday February 11, 2012
One day, hands on class on how to use social media to promote your work.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
$100.00 (includes a delicious lunch).
John Britt will conduct a one day how to use social media to promote your art work for beginners. We will discuss Facebook, blogging, Youtube and Etsy as a way to get you more visibility and sales.  Bring your laptop.

Space is limited to 10 people.


·     Glazing Techniques
February 20 – 24, 2012
Learn glazing techniques including, pouring, brushing, spraying, dipping, stencils, overlapping, latex, wax resist, multi-firing, decals, china paints, sandblasting, etc.
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$450.00 includes glaze notebook (PLUS $50.00 FIRING AND MATERIALS FEE) $500.00 Total
Space limited to 8 people

·       Explorations in Ash Glazes
March 5 – 9, 2012
We will run triaxial, quadrialial and progression blends to discover and understand ash glazes at cone 10. We will cover glaze theory, kilns, firing, cones, ash collection, etc.
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$450.00 includes glaze notebook (PLUS $50.00 FIRING AND MATERIALS FEE)

·       Reduction Firing Workshop
March 23 – 25, 2012
Understanding Firing and cone 10 Reduction
Weekend Firing of Shino, Celadon and Copper Red Glazes 
Friday March 23 – 6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. Glazing
Saturday March 24 – 9:00p.m.  – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday March 25 10:00 – 3:00 p.m.
$220.00 includes recipe handout (PLUS $30.00 FIRING AND MATERIALS FEE)
Total $250.00


For more information contact:
John Britt at johnbrittpottery@gmail.com or call 828-467-5020
Check the website for most current schedule.
Workshop suggestions welcome!

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