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Los Angeles area, Feb. 23-24, 2019 Randy Brodnax and Don Ellis Alternative Firing Workshop with Mica at The Clay Yard

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In this hands on workshop learn to use mica to create subtle colors and lustrous effects with different alternative firing techniques.  Attendees will also make a piece from micaceous clay from New Mexico which has glittery effects from the mica, and special insulating properties.  

Date:  February 23-24, 2019

Time: 9 AM to 4:30 PM daily

Fee:  $300 for non-studio members

            $275 for members of American Ceramics Society So-Cal, Ventura County Potters' Guild, Clay Artists of San Diego, and AMOCA members

Attendees will need to bring:  

6-8 medium sized bisqued pieces not larger than 6 x 6 inches.  Bisque to Cone 08 if possible.

Use a white clay body that can withstand thermal shock, or Soldate 60 with some of Randy and Don's terra sigillata on it.  Contact The Clay Yard for this recipe. 909.391.1192

We will provide the mica, horsehair, feathers and micaceous clay.    See attached images of examples of this type of work. 

Call The Clay Yard at 909.391.1192 to reserve your spot!

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