Alternative Firings

Alternative Firings
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Alternative Firings
Dennis Ott

Description

Alternative Firings with Dennis Ott
Two Sundays – Feb 10 & Feb 17, 2019
All Levels | Ceramics Studio| 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Join us to experience new and exciting finishing techniques. This workshop is great for a first time clay experience or for the experienced potter to explore a number of new finishes. We will be using non-traditional finishes such as Raku, Sager, Obvara and horse hair to create beautiful surface results.

We will meet on two consecutive Sunday’s, the first, to create our pieces and the second to fire them.

This workshop is open to all experience levels, from none to advanced. The potters wheel is available for those with experience. Hand building, available for all. Each participant will create 4-5 pieces.

Please bring a lunch.

Tuition: $175.00 All materials and firings included.

About Dennis Ott

Dennis Ott is the Head of the Ceramics Dept at the Sedona Arts Center. Over the past decade he has developed and overseen a rich program of introductory wheel work, handbuilding, and created a variety of firing options for students. He teaches ongoing classes in six week sessions at the Center.

Dennis Ott

Dennis Ott

Dennis Ott

Over the last 25 years since retiring from the corporate world Dennis Ott has grown from being a ceramics student at the Sedona Arts Center, to a beginning wheel instructor, to heading up the Art’s Center’s Ceramics Department for the past 16 years. Along the way he organized workshops in Italy, taught clay on the Navajo Reservation, built a kiln in Nicaragua, restarted the Loving Bowls project in Sedona and interacted with many clay artists organizing presentations and exhibitions.

Dennis received the Sedona Mayor’s Arts Award for art instruction in 2017. In 2018 Dennis was awarded the Arizona Governor’s Arts Award for an individual arts instructor.

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