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2009 clay workshops at mudfire clayworks, atlanta, ga

updated tue 4 nov 08


MudFire - Luba & Erik on sat 1 nov 08

Dear Clayart friends,=20

Our 2009 workshop schedule has just been announced and registration for =
all 2009 classes is officially open! Wanted to let you know what we =
have lined up for next year. If you have any questions or would like to =
register for any upcoming events, please call me or Erik at =
404-377-8033. If you have any friends or students that may be =
interested, please post or forward this information to them.

Thanks so much!
Luba Sharapan

2009 Clay workshops at MudFire Clayworks, Atlanta.
175 Laredo Drive, Decatur, GA 30030
All fees include breakfast and materials.

Akira Satake
"Inspired by Nature"
In this three-day hands-on workshop, Akira Satake will teach =
participants to enhance the surface of handbuilt functional forms using =
his Kohiki slip decorating techniques.
February 27-March 1, 2009. $295 fee. Class size 18. Additional details =

Rick Berman
"Take Your Raku To The Next Level"
Rick Berman leads a two day hands-on workshop for raku glazing and =
firing with an emphasis on specific techniques for getting the best =
results from each raku glaze.
March 28 & 29, 2009. $245 fee. Class size 18. Additional details at =

Sandy Pierantozzi
"From Flat to Form to Function"
Sandy Pierantozzi guides participants in a two-day, hands-on workshops =
for handbuilding functional pottery with a focus on crafting form and =
building texture that compel the viewer/user to connect.
May 2&3, 2009. $245 fee. Class size 18. Additional details at =

John Britt
"Understanding Glazes, Materials & Firing"
In this three-day discussion workshop, participants will learn about =
ceramic materials, formulating glazes, and firing practices. =
Participants will also bring bisque to glaze and fire in our reduction =
June 12-13-14, 2009. $295. Class size 20. Additional details at =

Susan Beiner
"Building Playfully From Parts"
In this three-day hands-on workshop, participants will learn to create a =
library of parts from mold-making, slip casting, handbuilding, and =
throwing. These will be assembled into playful compositions, both =
sculptural and functional.
July 24-25-26, 2009. $295. Class size 18. Additional details at =

Nancy Selvin
"Still Life With Print"
In this three-day discussion workshop, Nancy will teach a unique method =
for handbuilding vessels from foam armatures, then completing the =
surface with layers of text, image, and color.
July 31 - August 2, 2009. $295. Class size 18. Additional details at =

Janis Mars Wunderlich
"Imaginative Figures in Clay"
Janis Mars Wunderlich teaches participants to mine their life =
experiences to create richly detailed imaginative figures in clay. Three =
day, hands on figure sculpture workshop.
August 13-15, 2009. Thursday - Saturday.
$295. Class size 18. Additional details at =

Paul Andrew Wandless
"Image Transfer Techniques"
This three day, hands-on class will address many techniques for =
transfering imagery on clay. Paul will teach screen printing, mono =
printing, embossing, relief, stencils, and more.
October 16-17-18. $295 fee. Class size 18. Additional details at =

Bonnie Seeman
"Achieving a Beautiful Macabre"
Bonnie teaches a three-day, hands-on workshop focusing on altering & =
combining wheel thrown parts to achieve functional forms which combine =
anatomical and botanical elements.
October 23-25. $295 fee. Class size 18. Additional details at =

Arthur Gonz=E1lez
"Sculpting Inside Out"
This three day, hands-on sculpting workshop focuses on creating =
believable hands and faces. Arthur will teach his inside-out method for =
building figurative sculpture.
November 6-8. $295 fee. Class size 18. Additional details at =

MudFire Clayworks & Gallery
Open Studio * Workshops * Exhibits

175 Laredo Dr, Decatur, GA 30030