Bonnie Staffel on wed 9 aug 06
Want to announce the workshop I will be holding on Trash Can Firing:
Cycling Salamander Art Gallery and Sculpture Park
7 miles south of Charlevoix on Route 31
On Saturday, August 19, 2006 I will be giving a hands-on workshop of =
Can Firing process which is a modified version of pit firing where =
bisque pots are subjected to a vigorous bonfire.
Participants will fire their own bisque pieces in a ventilated metal can
with chemicals and hardwood kindling. The results are always a surprise.
A smoke fire process will be included so bring enough pots.
The event will occur from 9:30 to 4:00 at a cost of $65.00. Bring a sack
lunch as well as several bisqued pieces fired to Cone 010 at least but =
higher than Cone 06.
"Staffel is an award winning clay artist with a fifty plus year career =
pottery. Staffel has been featured in Clay Art Magazine and in 2003 =
the eddi Award for Outstanding Artist by the Crooked Tree Art Council. =
recently a photograph of her pit fired pitcher was included in Lark Book
"500 Pitchers" just published and many other honors."
For further information or to sign up for this workshop call =
DVD Throwing with Coils and Slabs
DVD Beginning Processes
Charter Member Potters Council