Fri, Sep 24|
East Creek Art
Advanced Wood Firing: 3 Days
3 day wood firing workshop, followed by participation in firing catenary arch and anagama kiln.
Time & Location
Sep 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – Sep 26, 2021, 5:00 PM
East Creek Art, 12251 SW East Creek Rd, Willamina, OR 97396, USA
About The Event
Advanced Woodfiring Workshop with Joe Robinson
8 people max. Indoor/Outdoor. Beginner friendly.
Making and instruction time: Friday Sept. 24 10:00a - Sunday Sept. 26 5:00p
Catenary Arch Firing: Oct. 22-24
Catenary Arch Unloading: Oct. 30
Anagama Firing: Nov. 9-14
Anagama Unloading: Saturday, Nov. 27
-50 lbs clay
-camping for workshop, firing, and unloading
-Wood Fired pizza dough and sauce, BYO toppings
-3 cubic feet catenary arch kiln space
-1 cubic foot anagama space
-2 cubic feet raku firing (during catenary firing)
-2 cubic feet pit firing (during catenary firing)
Join Joe Robinson for three days of instruction and making in preparation for wood firing in our catenary arch wood kiln on October 22-24. Making techniques, clays, glazes, and special considerations will be covered. Advanced techniques like local clay inclusion, colored wadding, mark making, lustering and decaling finished work, alternative wadding, and more will be covered.
Each student will have the opportunity to fire 8 cubic feet of work at east creek, including 3 cf catenary, 1 cf anagama, 2 cf pit firing, and 2 cf raku. The pit and raku firings will take place during the wood firing in late October. The catenary unloading takes place on the saturday before halloween- optional free camping and a halloween party after the unload. The anagama unloads on Saturday, Nov. 27.
On Friday night Sept. 24 we’ll make personal wood fired pizzas. Camping and pizza dough/sauce are included, BYO toppings and beverages. Dinner on your own saturday night- go to town for a restaraunt meal or use the shared kitchen/grill here at East Creek.
-Tiny Cabin stay
-non-artist partner join
**Bunkhouse beds are for fully vaccinated people ONLY**
Includes clay, bisque firing, wood, pit, and raku firing, and camping.
Bring your sweetheart or friend along to join in the food, fun, and tiny cabin, but not the making.
A-Frame Cabin Booking
2 nights private booking of the East Creek A-Frame cabin with 1 queen and pull out couch during the Sept. workshop
Bunkhouse bed booking
Twin bed in shared bunkhouse during the Sept. workshop. For vaccinated people only.