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2010 clay workshop schedule

updated sun 22 nov 09


MudFire - Luba & Erik on sat 21 nov 09

Dear Friends and Potters,=3D20

Some of you may have already received this and I apologize in advance =3D
for any cross-posting.

This is the 2010 workshop schedule at MudFire Clayworks in Atlanta. =3D
Please call us to purchase tickets or with any questions at =3D
404-377-8033. We offer a pay-as-you-go payment plan for those making =3D
multiple reservations. Spaces are filling up very fast and some =3D
workshops have already filled, however, please do not hesitate to get on =
the waitlist since some of these are so far in advance.=3D20

Wishing everyone a happy Thanksgiving!!!

Click the links for images, artist info, and more workshop detail.

2010 Clay workshops at MudFire Clayworks, Atlanta.

Ryan McKerley
Water Carving in Clay
Ryan McKerley will teach his fresh and fantastic water carving technique =
for building texture and imagery. We'll make & use handbuilt forms =3D
but this works great on thrown pots and sculpture too. Hands-on, 3 days
February 19-21, 2010. $295 fee. Class size 18.

Debra Fritts
Head Talk
Debra Fritts leads a class on constructing the human head, focusing on =3D
technical skills, proportions, and on creating narrative with symbols, =3D
metaphors, and found objects. Hands-on, 3 days.
Mar 19-21, 2010. $295 fee. Class size 18.

Charlie & Linda Riggs
Naked Raku & Alternative Firings=3D20
Charlie & Linda Riggs will guide thru a weekend filled with smoke, =3D
fumes, and fire. Participants will learn a variety of alternative firing =
processes including 2 types of naked raku. Firing & demonstrations, 3 =3D
April 30 - May 2, 2010. $325 fee. Class size 18.

Holly Hanessian
Book Ends
Holly Hanessian explores the use of ceramic material in book making, =3D
starting with conceptual development leading into the making of parts, =3D
binding, and other post-fire finishing options. Hands-on, 3 days.
June 11-13, 2010. $295 fee. Class size 18.

Tip Toland
Putting Expression Into The Face
Tip Tolan leads this class on the power of expressionm, covering facial =3D
feature basics, underlying musculature, volume of expression, and =3D
nuance. Participants will make multiple heads. Hands-on, 3 days.
June 25-27, 2010. $295 fee. Class size 18.

Diana Fayt
Drawing A Line
Diana Fayt will teach composition and drawing on three dimensional =3D
surfaces including transferring imagery without sophisticated drawing =3D
skills, and achieving clean crisp lines.Hands-on, 3 days.
July 30 - August 1, 2010. $295 fee. Class size 18.

Angelica Pozo
Wetware Decorating Extravaganza
Angelica Pozo will teach a broad assortment of wetware decorating =3D
techniques for tiles, as well as tile making and planning mosaics. =3D
Hands-on, 3 days.
August 13-15, 2010. $295 fee. Class size 18.

Akira Satake
Inspired by Nature
In this three-day hands-on workshop, Akira Satake will teach =3D
participants to enhance the surface of handbuilt functional forms using =3D
his Kohiki slip decorating techniques.Hands-on, 3 days.
September 24-26, 2010. $295 fee. Class size 18.

Wally Asselberghs
Exploring Naked Raku
Wally journeys from Belgium for a two-day hands-on decorating and raku =3D
firing workshop using slip-and-glaze resist to create effects ranging =3D
from bold lightning patterns to subtle speckling. Firing, 2 days.
October 23-24, 2010. $295. Class size 15.

All MudFire workshops include a continental breakfast, coffee and =3D
afternoon snacks.=3D20

MudFire Clayworks Location and Hours
175 Laredo Drive, Decatur, GA 30030

Studio Hours:
Closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays
Other Weekdays, Noon to 10:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday, Noon to 8:00 pm