Friday, June 1, 2012

STARworks Ceramics Open House Today and Tomorrow

Open House 2012

June 1(Friday) 5:00pm-8:00pm
June 2 (Saturday) 1:00pm-7:00pm
100D Russell Dr. Star, NC 27356

Free Clay Samples!
New Michfield Clays
We are ready to sell New Michfiled Clay and Seagrove Clay from that day and we will give you small clay samples for you to try!

Free workshops! 
We will have three guests for our open house and it is free of charge!
Guests: Yousuke Koizumi (Shimpo Ceramics), Karen Wise (Shimpo Ceramics) and Ian Chung (Cone Art Kilns)

Special Discount Sales!
For Shimpo Special two days open house deal is big! For example, VL-Whisper(Retail $1195) will be only $849 + Free Shimpo Stool (Retail $59.95), and Cone Art Kiln BX2827D (Retail $3995) will be only $2999 + Free Replace element! This is just a example.You will save hundreds of dollars! 

Workshop Schedule
June 1st, Friday
5:00pm-6:00pm  Yousuke Koizumi/ Wheel Throwing demonstration
6:30pm-7:30pm  Ian Chung/ Electric Kiln Workshop

June 2nd, Saturday
1:00pm-2:00pm, Karen Wise/ Wheel Throwing Demonstration and Slide presentation
3:00pm-4:30pm, Ian Chung/ Electric Kiln Workshop
5:00 pm-6:30pm, Yousuke Koizumi/ Wheel Throwing Demonstration and Slide presentation

About the Demonstrators

Yousuke Koizumi
 from Shimpo Ceramics will have a Wheel throwing demo with slides on the history of Japanese Ceramics.

Ian Chung
from Cone Art Kilns will have a Electric Kiln Workshop
Learn how to troubleshoot your kiln by using household items
Learn how to achieve a wood fired look on your pieces in an electric kiln

Karen Wise
from Shimpo Ceramics will have a demonstration and slide presentation.
Slide show: Historical Native American potters, current Native American Potters, Current contemporary artists and methods of building, decorating and firing.
Clay Demonstration:Throwing and trimming closed forms, free-hand carving techniques, and other decorating methods.

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