Pit Fire

Pit Fire

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Teacher: John Guarnera
Ages: Teen – Adult
Fee: $135 ($145 non-member)
+ $30 Material fee*Includes lunch on Sat. at the Red Tomato Farm, weather dependent
2 Fridays: October 18, 25
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 
and Saturday: November 2 
(Sat. class held at The Red Tomato Farm, Newville, PA)
10:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Students will be guided through the multiple steps of surface decoration and ornamentation used by the instructor in his pit fired work. This workshop also includes a hands-on pit firing of the student work on Sat., Nov. 2 at Red Tomato Farm, Newville.

Class 1 - Students will bring bone dry pieces to apply terra sigilatia, burnish and prepare for bisque firing.

Class 2 - Bisqued work from 1st class will be decorated using various methods of masking, stenciling and the application of low fire glazes. Work will be fired again prior to the third class.

Class 3 - Held at the Red Tomato Farm to utilize their pit to fire pieces after application of masking and super low fire glazes. Class will include loading the pit & firing it. Work will be cleaned of residual ash and a varnish applied.

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