Laura stacks the pieces from her second totem class. 2018

Laura stacks the pieces from her second totem class. 2018

 Lucy 2014 by Willi Eggerman

Lucy 2014 by Willi Eggerman

Introduction to Sculpting the head

Four consecutive afternoons, March 19-22

1:00pm - 4:30pm each day

  • Work in a slightly smaller than life size with low fire clay

  • Starting with basics, learn to make a head shape that won’t collapse

  • Learn placement of the features and learn to use tools and techniques to make the features

  • Discuss and practice a few facial expressions

  • The heads will be bisque fired (if finished) for later pick up

  • 30 lbs of clay

  • Max of 6 in the class

This class is $235

 Sweet Cheeks 2016 by Willi Eggerman

Sweet Cheeks 2016 by Willi Eggerman

No glazing in this class. It is about practice and learning to sculpt a face and head, not necessarily finishing it in this class. If you finish it and want it bisque fired, I’m happy to do that when it’s dry.

 Provisions by Willi Eggerman 2015

Provisions by Willi Eggerman 2015

design, build & personalize a garden Sculpture

  • Sculpting with stoneware, you will make parts that stack like beads to form a vertical sculpture.

  • You will work toward your own style, using hand building methods I teach you and specially made tools (plaster molds, etc.) that I’ll supply.

  • You will learn the important issues that allow the totem to stay out year round.  

  • You will learn hand building skills that will prepare you for many other clay ideas and projects.

  • Your work will be fired in a reduction firing to cone 10, about 2350 degrees using a palette of my glazes.

Session 1: Totem Class

for beginners - starts January 18


Wet clay work on  Jan. 18, 19, & 20,

Fri-Sun Afternoons, 1-5pm


Learning & Glazing Feb 9,  Saturday 9am-5pm, ALL day with lunch break


Totem Pick Up & Stack Saturday Feb 16,  10am -12pm

 

Session 2: Totem Class

for beginners - starts February 22

Wet Clay work  FeB. 22, 23, & 24,

Fri-Sun Afternoons, 1-5pm


Learning & glazing  March 9,  Saturday 9am-5pm, ALL day with lunch break


Totem Pick Up & Stack date to be decided w/class

 

Session 3: Totem Class

intermediate Class - starts March 1

Sculpting on  Mar. 1, 2 & 3

Fri-Sun Afternoons, 1-5pm


Learning, then Glazing  March 10,  Saturday 9am-5pm, ALL day with lunch break


Totem Pick Up & Stack date to be decided w/class

 

Totem Class Includes:

Up to 30lbs Stoneware Clay, Bisque Firing, Glazes & Firing in a high fire reduction kiln to Cone 10, (2350 degrees),  and the structure for your totem ready for you to install in the garden.

$360 20 hours of classes for making, glazing, & finish stacking time

$40 clay, glazes and firing

$20 for the totem base & the rod cut to length for your finished sculpture 

Totem Class Total $420  


How to reserve a spot in my classes:

Email me Willi.Eggerman@gmail.com with the class you wish. I will reply in the order received to let you know if there’s a spot. If there is still room in the class, you will mail a check for the full amount to me, Willi Eggerman, at 1815 Orchard Ave. Boulder CO 80304. Please send it along with with your full name, address, phone number, & the class session you are wanting in. I will hold spots for the email w/checks I receive promptly and add people to a wait list. I will deposit the checks on January 2. (This is to have my teaching income in the proper year).

A class will not go forward without 6 students and my studio can’t accommodate more than 7. If I receive enough students to warrant more classes, it’s possible I can add more classes to the schedule in April. Thanks for taking a look at the classes I’m offering. I hope one works for your enjoyment and growth in working with clay.

Refunds cannot be given for missed class sessions. I try to accommodate students in getting the totem finished through following classes should one become ill during a session.

I cannot refund a class within 20 days of start date. Spaces can be tricky to fill at the last moment. However, every effort will be made to fill a class from a waiting list.  A $25 registration fee will be held from any refund if changes are made.

Thank you!

Willi Eggerman


 Contemporary Totems by Willi Eggerman

Contemporary Totems by Willi Eggerman