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Workshops for members & non members
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Photography Workshop • Cylinder Bootcamp • Teapots • Candle Holders • Big Pots
Damn Glare! Photography Workshop for Ceramic Artists with Photographer Marco Catini
Sunday, May 19, 1:00pm-2:30pm, at Madison Mud
$50 per artist
You know how to throw a beautiful looking pot with amazing shape and on-point glaze. But how to photograph it? In this hands-on photo class you will learn how to make the photo that helps your work look great and stand out. After a short introduction into light, camera equipment and composition you will photograph your piece and receive pointers for editing and sharing on social media. Bring your favorite mug and your camera or camera phone. See work by Marco Catini. Click for outline of workshop.
Wheel It Wednesday! at Boonton Mud
Your choice of dates, 6/5, 7/10, 8/7, 9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4
Spin It Saturday! at Madison Mud
Your choice of dates 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14
Join us for a one tJoin us for a one time Introductory Wheel Class! No experience necessary. Call friends or come alone. You will learn the basics of wheel throwing. This 2 hr class will allow you to learn the process from weighing clay, to centering, pulling the walls and possibly shaping it into what we call a “sexy pot” (peaked your curiosity) Students will get 6 tries on the wheel with 1.25lb balls of clay. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE SIX SUCCESSFUL Pieces. You will get to choose 2 pieces for out staff to glaze and you will return in 3 weeks to pick up your creations! Max 6 students! Sign up for classes after and receive 10%OFF you 8 week session!
Fees include all materials, glazing done by staff
$60 per artist
Sunday, May 19, 1pm-4pm- Madison
Sunday, June 9, 1pm-4pm- Boonton
The cylinder is the basic skill for most forms we create. We are often too quick to jump ahead without teaching our body and brain how to make the perfect cylinder. Here is your chance! Sign up for this cylinder intensive and attempt to throw 15-20 PERFECT cylinders..(yeah right). Set your goal - maybe a matching set, or a sized order set. We will be timing ourselves and challenging ourselves. Artist will keep 4 cylinders of their choice. Additional firing fees of .06/cubic inch will be added for additional wanted pots.
$45 for members • $70 for non members
BIG POT Workshop in Boonton Mud
Saturday June 8 1p-6p- Boonton
Join us for a 1-day workshop concentrating on BIG POTS. Tired of the 2 lb bowls? Have enough mugs? Struggling to GO BIGGER? This workshop is for you.
Learn to prepare clay for larger vessels, center and throw larger than your safe zone. Return at your own leisure to glaze.
Experience in throwing necessary. Must be able to center clay with ease and be competent in the basics of throwing a cylinder. Workshop includes clay, use of tools, glazes and firing of 2 large pots. Additional firing fees will apply to additional pots of .06 cents/cubic inch. Ages 16 and above.
$150 for members • $190 for non members