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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Soda Firing

Soda Firing

 

Instructor: Mendocino Art Center Ceramics Staff
SODA FIRING
March 1–4, 2018 (Thursday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
SP18C200
All levels


This class is no longer available for registration. Another Soda Firing class will be offered, April 5–8. If you have any questions, please call the Mendocino Art Center Registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10

 

CLASS DESCRIPTION
In this class students will participate in a soda firing at the Mendocino Art Center in our cross-draft soda kiln. Students will be exposed to various glazing techniques and learn about the effects soda has on wares when it is introduced to the kiln at high temperatures. This course will include loading, firing, unloading and cleaning of the kiln and wares. Glazing and loading will take place Thursday night and the kiln will be fired on Friday with cooling Saturday and unloading on Sunday.

 

ABOUT THE KILN
The cross-draft gas fired soda kiln was built in 2013 by local artist Nick Schwartz and ceramics program manager Evan Hobart. It is a fun and interesting kiln to fire and produces beautiful soda effects on either functional or sculptural ceramics.


TUITION & FEES
Current MAC Members: $135
Non-members: $150 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS
Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.


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