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Sonoma Community Center


  • Sonoma Community Center 276 East Napa Street Sonoma, CA, 95476 United States (map)

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9
10am  
Introductions 
10:30  
Students bring bone-dry work for Terra-Sig (sculpture clay body or open clay body).
Application of terra sig both white and pre-mixed colors. (Rocky supplies 5 colors premixed) 
Shabby Chic terra sig application demo. 

LUNCH 1-1:45   
1:45-2:30 
Make Terra Sigillata  
2:30-3
Make Porcelain Paper clay- Slake for couple hours, mix, slake for couple hours and mix.
Intro to Burnout (Rocky supplies clay to get started)
3-4
Intro to Burnout and baskets (Rocky supplies clay to get started)

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10
10am
Separate Terra-Sig and thicken with crock-pot. 
Demo using a Hydrometer to test Terra-Sig viscosity.
Demo test tiles mason stains in Terra-Sig. 
Color line blend of 9 graduations. Rocky supplies bone dry tiles, plastic mixing cups, and microfibers for all students.
Paint and burnish one bisque piece with premixed bisque Terra-Sig with colored mica.
Continue Baskets until lunch
LUNCH 1-1:45   
1:45-3 
Continue baskets
(assistants unload bisque) 
3-4 
load pit fire  

6pm POTLUCK 
Light and fire pit. 
 
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11
10am
Unload Pit Fire 
Clean up Pit 
Gently scrub pieces in prep of wax. 
Polish Pieces Rejuvinate floor wax 
LUNCH 12:30-1 (SHORT LUNCH ½ HOUR) 
1-1:30

Review all work and tiles. 
1:30-3:00
Last chance to build baskets
3:00-4
Gold Leaf demo- 23K vs fake. Roll vs sheets. 
Closing tea ceremony. 

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Earlier Event: October 22
USC Visiting Artist