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master class with steven branfman in manchester, nh

updated tue 13 mar 12


Rachel Montroy on mon 12 mar 12

Master Class! with Steven Branfman
The Raku Process
Friday, April 13, 7:00-9:00 pm, slide show and potluck reception
Saturday, April 14, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, demonstrations
Sunday, April 15, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, glazing and firing
Cost for Observer (Friday & Saturday) $120
Cost for Participant (Friday through Sunday) $230
Maximum 20 students=3D20
Location: Currier Museum Art Center, Manchester, NH
To Register call (603) 669-6144 x 122 or go to and click =
art center registration

Get ready for an action-packed weekend with Steven Branfman! Steven will=3D=

begin with a slide presentation overviewing his personal work and clay=3D20=

collection, and the history of raku. Be ready to ask questions and join i=
n the=3D20
discussion and conversation. He will demonstrate his throwing and forming=
techniques including his personal surface treatments, inlaid colored glas=
technique, narrow neck vase shapes, one-handed throwing and expanding=3D20
forms from the inside out, glazing and raku firing. Throughout the weeken=
Steven will talk about his life, career and experiences as a student, pot=
teacher, writer and businessman. Bring your questions and don't forget yo=
cameras and notebooks! No experience is necessary. If you enroll as a=3D20
Participant, bring 4-5 pieces of ware no larger than 10" high and 5" wide=
Plates and bowls (unless small) are discouraged. Work should be made of r=
or stoneware body, bisque fired to cone 08, and can be thrown or hand-bui=
Note that Joints in hand-built ware should be carefully joined.