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canadore college artsperience programs - the web address

updated thu 3 apr 03


Helen Bates on wed 2 apr 03

Hello Clayarters,

Ron Roy announced Margaret Barlow's Insight Glaze Calculation course to
beheld at Canadore College's Artsperience in North Bay, Ontario, Canada
this summer (2003). Here is the web site he referred to (look for
Margaret in Week Two):

Canadore College: Introduction to Artsperience Programs

Click on the text for weeks one through five for specific information.
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One of this summer's Artsperience instructors is long time potter Don Zver:
"The Business of Pottery (Week Two)
Creating a distinctive line of work; Glazing for tableware;
Financial management; Studio management; Sales and selling.
Donn Zver also owns the Potters Cafe Restaurant in Troy Ontario, near
Don's web site:

The wonderfully skillful Steve Irvine will also be teaching this summer:
Functional Design - Pottery (Week Three)
The creative side of functional pottery (hand built and wheel thrown
Aesthetics; retaining function as the focal point;
Design problem solving; (have fun while making critical design decisions);
Discussion of glazing, decoration and surface treatment, costs, pricing
and marketing.
Steve's web site:

The week three PDF file Artsperience page has a gray scale photo of a
porcelain piece by Ron Roy.
(Scroll to bottom of page)
Other links to work by Ron can be found by searching the Clayart
collection at:

Director of Artsperience Keith Campbell
Studio Techniques: Pottery (Week Four)
Emphasis on production methods using the press moulding process.
Design, hand build or wheel-throw pieces, then make moulds from these
objects for production or limited numbers.
Keith is hard to find on the 'net, but he has a piece on this page at
the Fusion web site:

Judy Lowry
Raku I (Week Five)
Exploration of hand building and throwing of forms for raku;
philosophy, aesthetics, decorating and glazing techniques.
One piece of Judy's work is shown in the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery
(Waterloo, ON, Canada)


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