Students will complete box wall forms from clay using a paper monoprinting technique and an inlay wax technique. Underglazes and glazes will be provided to create colorful three dimensional designs.
This class will explore a brief history of pit firing and discussion of colorants and how they are enhanced by flame. We will build wall forms and conclude the class with a one-day pit firing.
Raku Kiln Exploration
We will learn to build a simple raku kiln that can be used in your back yard. We will also explore raku methods that will include traditional raku using latex resist, naked raku and obvara.