Lynn Wood: Let’s Vase It

Hand made vases are not only fun to make but so much fun to fill with fresh flowers. They make great gifts, too! We will make several styles of vases using soft slabs. Each vase will be a bit different and have it’s own personality. Learn some tips for designing

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April Board Meeting

The ACGA monthly meeting of the Board of Directors is open to all current ACGA members. The meeting begins promptly at 7 PM and ends at 8:45. The meeting is held at the Presidio Branch of the San Francisco Public Library. Our meeting room is in the basement, which is

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Ceramics in Focus 2016

Exhibition runs April 29-May 1, 2016 Participating artists: Doris Fischer-Colbrie, Linda FitzGibbon,  Bob Pool, Virginia Rigney, Kala Stein, Patricia Yenawine Juror: Robert Brady  

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Julia Feld: Expand Your Color Palette with Underglazes

Whether you make pottery or sculptural ceramics, low or high fire, are a beginner or have years of experience, this class will help boost your use of color!  This workshop is designed to introduce painterly surface treatments in order to achieve controlled, multicolored effects by utilizing underglazes and underglaze pencils. 

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Chanda Beck: Resistance is Beautiful

In this workshop we will discuss in-depth ways to use resist methods in ceramics to create decorative surfaces. Add interest and design perspectives to your creations by using resist with glazes or underglazes. The focus will be  on repeating designs such as those found in textiles. Resist methods using  wax

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Wesley Wright: Mold Making

The class will cover intermediate mold making techniques for slip-casting and pressmolding using leather hard clay and found objects. Students will create their own plaster slip-casting mold that they will take home at the end of the day! The class will begin with a discussion and review of the mold

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Lynn Wood: Clay Baskets

A tisket, a tasket let’s make some baskets. In the hands on workshop, working with soft clay slabs everyone will make several styles of clay baskets. We will also explore several handle styles. Of course texture will be apart of this day as well. Clay baskets are great for displaying

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March Board Meeting

All ACGA members are welcome to our monthly meetings. Please RSVP if you plan to come, and let us know if you want to have dinner with the group beforehand. The meeting is held on the lower floor of the Presidio Library in San Francisco. You access the meeting room

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