Raku Ceramics – It’s on Fire!

SUN MAY 23 2021 AT 03:00 PM TO 06:00 PM UTC-04:00 Fern Hollow Nature Center | Sewickley

Sweetwater Art Center and Fern Hollow Nature Center are partnering to offer a raku ceramic firing workshop!

Participants will remove their red-hot glowing pieces directly from a contained fire using tongs and place them in a vessel of combustible organic materials that immediately ignite from the heat of the pottery. This process creates surfaces ranging from black to turquoise to intense red/bronze and beautiful white crackle.

This workshop is open to those with their own completed pieces to fire, as well as those who just want to try this unique hands-on firing process (a set of vases are available to glaze and fire for $10).
Event held at Fern Hollow Nature Center: 1901 Glen Mitchell Rd, Sewickley, PA 15143
Additional details and registration: bit.ly/3ePx0aQ
Pre-registration required. Contact Erin at Sweetwater with questions: ecory@sweetwaterartcenter.org or 412-741-4405 Ext. 100

Fern Hollow Nature Center, 1901 Glen Mitchell Rd, Sewickley, United States

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