Red Hot Raku
Raku firing’s unpredictability and intense process have allotted for it’s popularity over the years. Western rake firing is a procedure in which work is removed from the kiln at bright red heat and subjected to post-fire reduction. Instructed by well-known Columbus artists Sandy Lang and Walter Weil.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
12:30 – 5:30 PM
A hands-on workshop directed for beginners only, Blacksmithing 101 will teach students basic forging techniques such as building and controlling a coke fire and how to use a gas forge. Participants will make several pieces during the workshop. Instructor Paul Ailing has been blacksmithing for over 30 years.
Saturday and Sunday
9 AM – 3 PM
Calligraphy: It’s Not Just for Bibles Anymore
Participants will learn the fundamentals of the foundational style of lettering, and try their hand at the graceful form of art. Students are asked to bring Speedball C-3 Nib, Pen Holder, Black Ink (Higgins, Pellikan Fount India), Ruler, Pencil, Notebook. Instructed by calligraphers Carol Kimball and Sandy Schaadt.
Saturday, March 28
10 AM – 1 PM
It’s Always the Write Time: Creative Writing Workshop
This fun and creative journey into the world of creative writing will get your ballpoint pen rolling. Taught by Mimi Chenfeld.
Saturday, April 18
10 AM – 2 PM
Winsor & Newton Artists’ Oil Colours
Winsor & Newton offers the world’s most diverse range of professional products, including oils and acrylic colors, innovative mediums, and a revolutionary range of painting tools. Big plus: participants receive samples of Winsor & Newton Artist Materials (hooray!)
Saturday, April 11
1 – 4 PM
FREE DEMO! (limited to 30 participants)