Raku Pottery with Alan Bennett
Thursday, June 15 and Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10 AM to 2 PM
Learn high fire, quick cool glazing techniques with "fish guy" Alan Bennett. Build with raku clay week one, fire on the beach at Sunny Point the following week! $64 members, $80 not-yet-members, Materials fee $25.
Raku: A technique from an ancient Japanese tradition. The pieces are pulled out of the kiln when they are red hot and smothered with sawdust. The end product has a variety of blacks and grays in the clay body and elegant crackle patterns in glossy glaze that tend to have rich, bright colors.