Combining Glass Frit with Clay
Can you fire glass frit with ceramic surfaces? Discover what can and cannot be done when combing clay and glass. Find out how to create a clay shape over a bisque plate with inset areas carved away
with the use of ribbon tools and textured with inexpensive pottery tools. Michael will show you how to fashion your pattern with and without a pottery wheel. He’ll cover the building and finishing
procedures before showing how to add glass and fire.
It's so easy! Clay Puzzling is Perfect for children and adults!
•Are you looking for an easy way to work with clay? Are you intimidated at the thought of taking a block of clay and creating something by hand?
Have you considered introducing clay in your studio but don't want to make a huge investment in materials and space?
•Clay puzzling techniques were developed by Michael Harbridge to show people how to create the look of hand-built clay pieces with the use of bisque shapes, puzzler molds or simple items like
inexpensive clay pots.
•In this webinar you'll learn the basic techniques for making flat and three-dimensional creations. It's a perfect technique for children and adults. Even experienced clay artists enjoy
clay puzzling methods!
Wisp Brushing & Wisp Banding
•Michael will show some cool things you can do with the Royal & Langnickel Wisp Brushes.
•These unique brushes can paint multiple lines at one time and are perfect for creating plaid designs and so much more!
•Wait until you see how easy they are to use with a banding wheel. Learn about the Wisp Fan, Filbert, Flat and Angular.
•Proper loading, application and cleaning techniques will be covered. Wisp techniques are perfect for the contemporary or traditional studio or any artist of any age.
Extruder Pumpkins and Chunky Gourds
•Learn all the tips and tricks to make these outstanding extruder coil pumpkins and chunky-puzzled gourds.
•It's a whole new way to take traditional pumpkin shapes to a whole new dimension and add texture to these simple gourds.
•You'll be amazed at how easy it is to create these forms with natural looking leaves using moist clay.
•Don't miss this opportunity to learn some of the most popular techniques Michael has taught around North America. Studio owners will find this to be a profitable workshop for children and
All About Brushes
•Learn all about the basic makeup of brush. Different types of handles, different types of hair, natural vs synthetic.
•What type of hair works best for glaze. Is there a reason your colours turn out streaky? Perhaps its the brush you have used.
•Find out what type of brush works best for drybrushing, stain work, underglazes, etc.
•Learn some cool loading techniques, different strokes, and all kinds of cool stuff you can do wilth brushes.
•Learn basic brush care, how to clean your brushes and how to store your brushes.
•Bonus: Find out what a "Funky Pouncer" is... an no it is not a cat on a hot tin roof!