520 Argyle Lane
Raku is an ancient method of firing that creates beautiful effects on ceramic pots by exposing them to fire, smoke, and ash. You will learn to form clay to create a vessel, apply raku glazes and then fire your pot in a wood-fired outdoor kiln. Suitable for beginners or advanced students. This workshop has 2 groups attending 3 sessions each: Making (2 Hrs), Glazing Drop-In (1 Hr), and Firing (1 Hr). Classes are: August 25, 28, 29. Please register for either Group A or Group B.
You are registering for Group A – Mornings
Group A: 10:00am to 12:00pm on Tuesday, August 25 (Making), 10:00am to 11:00am on Friday, August 28 (Glazing) and 10:00am to 11:00 am on Saturday, August 29 (Firing).
Graham Sheehan has been potting on Gabriola for over 40 years and specializes in wood-fired functional ware. He is a well loved and experienced instructor.
12+ | $85 | Materials included
Students should bring: An apron and/ or wear old clothes that can get dirty.
Please note: Workshop registration is limited to 3 people per group. The first 2 sessions will be held in a large, indoor studio with workstations spaced 6 feet apart. COVID protocols in effect. A CapShield – a reusable plastic face shield with clips that attach to any hat – will be provided to you free of charge.