Thu, Oct 01|
Ceramics: Glazing or Trimming
Take this class if you need to glaze or trim works. Note: You need to take the trimming class within one month of throwing your works on the wheel.
Time & Location
Oct 01, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mankato Makerspace, 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN 56001, USA
About The Event
This class will focus on using the ceramics wheel to trim vessels made in a previous class or glazing pieces made in a previous class. Please show up at 7pm. If you are coming for trimming only, you will be observing the glaze demo to prepare you for that step in the ceramic process.
Two subjects are being taught and will be broken down into two demonstrations.
7:00pm - Glazing Demo
7:45pm - Trimming Demo
8:00-9:00 - General instruction
NOTE: you may take this class as many times as you would like. Each session we will continue to develop skills and techniques
Sign Up With Friends! bring some beers or wine ( 21+ of course) and make this class a fun outing!
We have all been cooped up during these strange and stressful times. Many of us are trying to find fun and safe activities to do with friends and family to help us reconnect after being apart for so all. Class sizes are small and people will be spaced out.
Rest assured that the Makerspace staff are doing their best to keep this a safe environment with extra cleaning and safety protocols. High traffic surfaces are swiped down with clorox throughout the day but please help us out by following these protocols:
If you have been feeling sick please communicate with instructor to postpone or reschedule, open communication is Key!
Sign in when you arrive, Wear your masks, Have A Blast During Class, Wash your hands periodically, Sign out once you take off for the night.
Your Instructor for this class will be Dustin Swiers, if you need to get ahold of him to schedule/ reschedule a class, ask him a question or advice about a project, or commission him to make something for you
please contact him here:
Dustin Swiers: firstname.lastname@example.org 507-273-0745
A Little about the instructor:
"Dustin is a very patient and encouraging teacher, all of the classes I have taken with him have been fun and informative. He has a nack for making you feel comfortable right away in the artistic process and eases any anxieties you might have about trying a new art form."
Dustin is a visual artist who has been honing his craft for over 10 years, he has his Bachelors of Fine Arts BFA and Masters of Arts MA degree in Metal Scuplture and Creamics from MNSU. He also is a professional Glass artist and is the sole proprietor of Flame In Hand Glass. He is a board member and our Metal, Glass and Ceramic Shop Lead here at the Mankato Makerspace, where he helps run the shop and teaches classes on Glass blowing/ Lampworking, Stained glass, Pottery, Welding and metal fabricating/ sculpture. You are in safe and capable hands with this knowledgeable individual.