Fall FAN Schedule

Registration for Friday Art Nights

 

 

Clay Jack-O-Lanterns

Carve a pumpkin that will last for years! We'll teach you all the tricks to making a personalized clay jack-o-lantern.  You'll create, glaze and leave your piece for firing in our kiln. It will be ready in time for Halloween celebrations! All ages. Please note there are no refunds or exchanges for these tickets.

Date: Friday, October 6

Time: 6-8pm

Cost: $22/person includes all materials and kiln firings. Youth under 12 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Please register early as space is limited. Projects will be fired in the kiln and available for pickup in approximately 2-3 weeks.

 

Gargoyles

Take inspiration from the long history of gargoyles--from terrifying to ridiculous. Phil Wilson will walk you through sculpting and building techniques to create a basic form. Then, let your imagination run wild! Who says a gargoyle can't be bright purple with a hat? 

Date: Friday, October 13

Time: 6-8pm

Cost: $22/person includes all materials and kiln firings. Youth under 12 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Please register early as space is limited. Projects will be fired in the kiln and available for pickup in approximately 2-3 weeks.

 

Harvest Feast Platters

 

Create a unique serving platter for your special holiday dishes. Join Phil Wilson to discover a variety of ways to hand build a larger platform for your prized dish! You'll build and glaze your piece and leave it for firing in our kiln. It will be ready in time to share with friends and family for Thanksgiving or other harvest feasts. 

Date: Friday, November 10

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $25 per person includes all material and kiln firings.

Please register early as space is limited. Projects will be fired in the kiln and available for pickup in approximately 10 days.

 

Clay Ornaments

 

Beginning with a slab of clay, artist Phil Wilson will teach you all the tricks to creating unique clay ornaments to hang, display, or give as gifts. Whether you celebrate Hannukah, Winter Solstice, or Christmas, families can enjoy special time together and explore the fun creating with clay! 

Date: Friday, December 1

Time: 6-8pm

Cost: $25/person includes all materials and kiln firings (approximately three ornaments each).


Snowflake Plates

‘Tis the season for snow! Remember those intricate snowflakes we designed and cut out? We’re creating new ones to use as stencils on our winter platters. Begin with a slab of clay and learn to create small sculptures to add to your platter. Then, experiment with new cutting techniques to create a snowflake pattern to use on the clay with your underglaze. The results and beautiful and each platter is different. 

Please register early as space is limited. Projects will be fired in the kiln and available for pickup in approximately two weeks.

Date: Friday, December 8

Time: 6-8pm

Cost: $22/person includes all materials and kiln firings (approximately three ornaments each).

 

Registration for Friday Art Nights

 

Blackbird Arts   |   1485 Barlow Street Traverse City, MI   |   (231)421-8085    |    Drop us a note at info@blackbirdartstc.com.