Presented by Northwest Clay Club and hosted by Bruning Pottery in Snohomish.
Sponsored by Clay Art Center in Tacoma, WA
If you are looking for a two day workshop with Simon Leach famed potter and Youtube sensation for classic functional pottery then please sign up.
Making a perfect cylinder – Rolling a Rim – Collaring in to make a bottle – Throwing to a gauge – repeat production throwing – throwing forms – throwing tools
You will have your own wheel to work on without sharing so you will get plenty of hands on practice. Simon will give a demonstration and then give both group and individual instruction as needed. Come for the learning and the fun. The class is expected to fill up quickly so please sign up and pay your deposit today.
Costs -The two day session is $335.00 USD. A nonrefundable deposit of $75.00 will be collected when you sign up and the balance will need to be paid by March 6th, 2013. The class includes your tuition fee as well as clay material for the two days. You will be given 50lbs of clay as part of the class and additional clay can be purchased at $10-12 for a 25lb bag.
Firing -This class does not include any firing services, but Bruning Pottery has offered to provide a full firing service for both bisque and glaze firing in his cone 10 reduction kiln including using all of his custom glazes. Bruning has a huge glaze selection of over 30 custom formulated glazes mixed and ready to use at any given time. An announcement on costs and logistics of this will be given to you the first day of class if you choose to do this.
Location -all classes are being held at Larry Brunings Pottery in Snohomish
115 Avenue D Snohomish, WA
When – there will be two sessions each will be for two days.
May 6-7, 2013 and May 8-9, 2013
Class starts each day at 9:30am and will go through to 4:30pm
9:30 – 12:30
- Wedging Clay
- Wheel Demo: throwing a cylinder, collaring, bottles, forms, faceting, fluting, making a spout, pulling and attaching handles and lugs
- Hands on at the wheel
Lunch Break 12:30 – 1:30
1:30 – 4:30
- Wheel Demo: throwing to a gauge, Repeating Throwing, Making lids
- Hands on at the wheel
Things to bring
– throwing tools, apron, hand towel, note pad and pencil, your camera.
There are many lunch options within walking distance, or we have a volunteer go pick up your lunch selection and have it delivered to the studio in time for your lunch.You can always bring a sack lunch, but refrigerator space is limited, and there is a small microwave.There will be snacks and coffee, tea and water available throughout the day.
There are three ways to pay for the class.
- Use my email address to send a paypal payment: If you have paypal and use it then you are familiar with the process to get this done. Login and “Send Money” to email@example.com
- Secondly you can email me directly with a convieient time to call you back and I will accept credit card payment over the phone (using square)
- Lastly you can email me and I will send you the address where you can
send a check.
Once I receive your deposit I will put your name on the list below and we will keep going until it is full. After that I will create a waiting list in the order people contact me.
|May 6-7th Class Participants||May 8-9th Class Participants|
|Genevieve Heuer||Ginny Bunch|
|Rich Lawson||Barbara Wyatt|
|Robert Small||Dinah Steveni|
|Georgia John||Mark McCombs|
|Mary Ann Schwarz||David Gusdorf|
|Lois Thompson||Stephanie Whalen|
|Mary Lou Sumioka||Virginia H. Martin|
|Jackie Russo||Emily Coleman|
|Lia Surprenant||Michael Kelly|
|Marilyn Hoppe||Barbara Childs|
|Betsy Van Burgh||Matt Cantrell|
|Anne Farmer||Brent LaDoux|
|Theodora Obrien||Donna Ostraat|
* indicates that I am waiting for your deposit in the mail.
To pay your balance for the Workshop please use the “buy now” button and you will be taken to PayPal to pay your $260 balance.