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Starting October 30, 2018 Five Tuesday Afternoons: Oct 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27

Birdhouses

$200 member price

$220 for non-members

October 30-November 27 

Time:  1:00pm-4:00pm

Five Tuesdays: Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27

Location:  Basement of the Miller House (Our old building)

 

Description: This workshop is designed to explore different techniques of building, carving, decorating with slips(underglazes) as well as glazing bisque pieces.   Sunny will demonstrate hand building/wheel throwing techniques to build a birdhouse.  The first 2 classes will be making pieces and prepping to fire them;  then we will have a glaze class and our final class will be our critique and discussion when you will be able to pick up your finished birdhouse.  All Ceramics classes are held in the basement of the Miller House, right next to Buchanan Rec Center.  

Instructor: Sunny Monaco
This class is designed to explore different techniques of building, carving, decorating with slips(underglazes). Sunny will demonstrate handbuilding/wheel throwing techniques to build a birdhouse. The first two weeks of class will be dedicated to making the structures while the third class will be finishing and decorating the pieces with slip/underglazes. We will be glazing the pieces and loading and firing the glaze kiln. The last class will be a potluck critique.

 

About the Instructor
Sunny Monaco received her BFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder, which included an exchange program in Ceramics at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and a MA from University of Colorado at Denver. Currently she is a studio artist in Boulder, Colorado and a part-time Art teacher. Sunny’s work has been shown at the BMOCA gallery in Boulder, Roshanda Art gallery in Niwot, Anna Leonowens Gallery in Halifax, NS Nova Scotia Museum of Fine Art in Halifax, NS, Sibelle Wolle Art Gallery at the University of Colorado, and Abanakee Art Studios in Indian Lake, NY. She is currently a member of the Foothills Art Center in Golden, CO and the Evergreen Center for the Arts. Her collaborative artwork, Stella Riga Designs, can be found in shops and galleries in Denver, Evergreen, Boulder, Buena Vista, Winter Park, Golden, Tabernash, Fraser, Glen Haven, Fort Collins, Aspen and Indian Lake, NY.

Time
1:00pm-4:00pm

Days of Week
Tuesday Afternoons

 

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