MudFire - Luba & Erik on tue 21 feb 06
For anyone interested in a teaware-focused workshop with Mark Shapiro in
Atlanta, the deadline to register and get the early bird rate is tomorrow,
Information on the workshop and our full 2006 workshop schedule is below.
Please call or drop us a not offlist with any questions, we're happy to
MudFire Clayworks and Gallery
Open Studio * Gallery * Workshops
175 Laredo Drive
Decatur, GA 30030
MudFire 2006 Workshop schedule
> Andy Nasisse, Looking for Life in Clay -
> Andy Nasisse reveals the forming and glazing methods he has developed over
> the past twenty years creating his uniquely styled figurative works. Two
> demonstration, $150.
> April 22 - 23, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
> Mark Shapiro, Teapots Etc. -
> Mark Shapiro will address the challenges of designing and harmonizing
> parts that work together visually and mechanically, and will also address
> cups, creamers, sugars, and more. Two day demonstration, $125. Held in
> conjunction with The Atlanta Teapot Festival.
> May 20 - 21, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
> Ron Roy, Understanding Clay & Glaze Chemistry -
> Ron Roy will review the Seger unity formula, demonstrate the use of
> software for understanding and adjusting glaze recipes, and answer
> questions about adjusting, fixing, and reformulating glazes. Two day
> discussion and demo, $125.
> June 2 - 4, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
> Debra Fritts, Story Telling, Narrative Sculpture -
> Debra Fritts will teach the art of story telling through narrative figure
> sculpture, with emphasis on surface treatment and the use of symbol and
> metaphor. Three day hands on sculpture workshop, $275.
> August 19 - 20, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
> Silvie Granatelli, Setting the Mood for Food -
> Silvie Granatelli will demonstrate the creation of thoughtful tableware
> porcelain, with an emphasis on the presentation and mood of the finished
> piece. She will be throwing and altering forms, then decorating them with
> variety of techniques. Two day demonstration., $125.
> September 16 - 17, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
> Posey Bacopoulos, Thrown and Altered Majolica -
> Posey Bacopoulous will demonstrate the construction of functional pottery
> from wheel thrown, altered and handbuilt sections. She will also discuss
> demonstrate majolica decoration including technical aspects. Two day
> demonstration, $125.
> October 7 - 9, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
> Lisa Clague, Dreaming in Clay with Metal -
> Lisa Clague will teach participants to incorporate metal elements into
> figurative sculpture in order to overcome structural challenges and
> greater creative freedom. Three day hands-on sculpture class., $275.
> November 3 - 5, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
> Liz Quackenbush, Ornament and Abstraction -
> Liz Quackenbush will teach techniques for the ornamentation and creation
> handbuilt vessels, with an emphasis on developing an abstract visual
> language based on metaphor and symbolism. Participants will bring a small
> amount of bisque ware to decorate and fire. Three day hands-on workshop,
> Hope to see you!
> Erik & Luba
> MudFire Clayworks and Pottery Center
> Open Studio * Gallery * Workshops
> 175 Laredo Drive
> Decatur, GA 30030