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Steve Smith Workshop


Steve Smith - Talking Earth Pottery SORRY FULL
Hands on Workshop   Sat Feb 24   2018  9am-4pm
Fee hst included-  $90  for BPG members, $120 non-members.
Location: ClayWorks Studio, 111 Sherwood Drive unit 3, Brantford, On
Steve will demonstrate his throwing, burnishing, slip application and carving techniques.
All potters will receive a  5" or 6” bone dry vase or oval form to apply slips to, carve their designs.
Potters will bring a design to use for carving into a bone dry piece after slip has been applied. Bisque and glaze firing will be provided as required at the studio.

Potters to bring a dish for the potluck lunch & beverages.
Most importantly bring a design for your piece, and any favourite carving tools.

For images of Steve’s work please follow him on Facebook - Talking Earth Pottery
Registration Limited to 25 Potters (minimum of 12)
Please Scroll down to register.


MINI WORKSHOPS  Thursday Evenings 6:30 to 9:30 ($90 for 3 Nights HST incl)

Mini-Course #1   Feb 1,8,15      Teapots with Rose Risi.
Explore the ins and spouts of teapots.
Learn tips and tricks for throwing and hand-building teapots with personality.

Mini-course #2    Feb 22, Mar 1,8       Surface Design: with Rosalie MacNeil
Are your pots blah? Tired of the same old glaze colours?
Try something new with surface design techniques ranging from screen printing
to scrafitto, mishima to mocha.
Develop your drawing skills with an art teacher of 30 years experience.

Mini-Course #3  Mar 22,29, Apr 5. Hand Build with Tar Paper: with Christe Gruppe
Discover a unique method of handbuilding with tar paper and soft Slabs of clay.
We'll cover making and using single piece, double, multiple and asymmetrical
tar paper patterns to help support your clay during assembly.
Join us and experience this clever method for handbuilding with Slabs.



Pick from 1 to 3
Thursdys 6:30 TO 9:30

Choose from
W18-7.1 Teapots, with Rose Feb 1,8,15

W18-7.2 Surface Decoration, with Rosalie Feb 22, Mar 1,8

W18-7.3 Hand Building using Tar Paper, with Christie Mar 22,29,Apr 5


Feb 24
9:00 TO 4:00

Sat Feb 24 9am to 4pm

BPG Members $90
HST included



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