Orchard Valley Ceramic Arts Guild

Past Workshops

Clay Carnival 2017

Sunday, May 7

Registration includes morning refreshments and light snacks. Please bring a sack lunch and join us for special lunch demonstrations by David Johanson of Blossom Hill Crafts. If you have signed up for a hands-on session, be sure to bring basic clay tools. 

Evening reception: 5:00-7:00 pm, Sculpture Garden hosted by Palo Alto Art Center Foundation. 

Please join us for light snacks and drinks with fellow attendees, presenters and sponsors immediately following the last session.

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Making Useful Tools Made from Found Objects

with George Dymesich and Gerry Tinder

Saturday, February 17

In the spirt of reducing, reusing and recycling;  this workshop will focus on making tools from wood scraps, metal and other found objects for both the hand-building artist and wheel enthusiast.

Master Potter George Dymesich and master carpenter/sculptor Gerry Tinder will share their skills and power tools with us as we sand, grind, trim and drill found objects into various ribs, clay cutters, measuring tools, sculpting tool, trimmers, stamps and much more.

Register early, space is limited to 15 participants.

Breakfast included, bring lunch to enjoy in the park or studio.

You’ll go home with a bucket full of tools along with the know-how to make future gems.

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