The Wood-fire Experience - Full Class

Cancelled: The Wood-fire Experience - Full Class

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Date: March 29 – May 24 (Firing Saturday, May 19) Day: Thursdays Time: 1 – 4 pm Instructors: Rob Lieder & Keith Williams Description: Experience an extensive hands-on introduction to the art of firing a wood kiln — from glazing and loading to the interactions between fire and form. Teaching artists Rob Lieder and Keith Williams will discuss different styles of wood kilns, wood-fire philosophy, and clay bodies and glazes appropriate for wood firing. Northern Clay Center is excited to announce its partnership with Concordia University in St. Paul, utilizing their kilns for the firing process. This experience is available in two formats: the Full-Class Experience and the Wood-Fire Workshop. Designed for intermediate and advanced handbuilders and wheel-throwers. (Students registered for either experience will be required to participate in all dates scheduled at Concordia University) The Full-Class Experience: Five classes at NCC for making; one day at NCC discussing wood-fire techniques; one day each for glazing, loading, firing, and unloading at Concordia University in St. Paul. Students should expect to fire 17 – 20 pots depending on their size, and on the number of participants. Full-Class Schedule: Meet at NCC: Thursdays, 1 – 4 pm March 29 – April 26 May 3: 1 pm — Wood-firing information and philosophy Meet at Concordia University: May 10: 1 pm — Glazing day May 17: 1 pm — Kiln loading Saturday, May 19: Firing in shifts TBD May 24: 1 pm — Unload, clean up, and discuss results
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