Potters Council upcoming workshop

October 11-13, 2013 | Minneapolis, MN


Playing with fire
have five talented presenters who will provide instructions on
alternative firing surfaces, firing processes and different types of
kilns. We will be doing three hands on firing sessions: raku, aluminum
foil saggar, and pit firing. You’ll learn skills to create your own
approach to surfaces and how they relate to different alternative
firings. Presenters will show you how to play with fire and have you
ready to experiment in your studio.
you throw or handbuild, this conference has something for you to take
back to your studio. This conference is open to artists at all levels:
from enthusiastic amateur, to the teacher, and for the professional. No
matter your skill level, if you’re open to learning and connecting with
other ceramic artists then this is the conference for YOU!
Deadline to SAVE $50 is Sunday, July 28 Register Now
Limited Spots Available
how to fire a raku kiln and how to convert an electric kiln into a
gas-fired kiln suitable for raku; Learn how to fire large work in a
small kiln; How to apply decoration in alternative firing processes:
raku, carbon marking, saggar, smoke firing, drawing on bisque slabs,
applying latex and glaze, and the addition of luster lines; to create
rich colors and microcrystalline surface details; Participate in hands on firing: aluminum foil saggar, pit firing, and raku horsehair and feather. Read more…  
Presenter: Billy Ray Mangham
Billy Ray Mangham

Presenter: Marcia Selsor
Marcia Selsor

Presenter: David Sturm
David Sturm
Presenter: Ken Turner
Ken Turner

Presenter: Sumi von Dassow
Sumi von Dassow



Register now for upcoming MISSA Workshops

 Billy Ray Mangham                          Diana Fayt
 Julia Galloway                                      Don Ellis
 Rob Froese                                  Mariko McCrae
 Debra Sloan                                    Rick Mahaffey
 Carol Gouthro                                        Chic Lotz
Vincent Massey                           Laura McKibbon
Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA) is a
non-profit organization dedicated to providing specialized courses for
adult professional artists, serious adult students and teachers.
Find everything you need here.
Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts
650 Pearson College Dr,
Victoria, BC, V9C 4H7, Canada.