Friday, May 4, 2012

Cinco de Mug-O at Indian River Potters' Guild

Indian River Potters Guild will host its Third Annual Cinco de Mug-O on Friday, May 4 from 5:30 - 8:00pm. Cinco de Mug-O is a tribute to the ceramic art of the drinking vessel. All forms of ceramic goblets, cups, mugs, and steins will be on display and available for purchase. A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Eau Gallie Arts District Outdoor Mural Museum Project.

The public is invited to join the celebration and meet the artists, mingle with friends, while being serenaded by the talented Robin Cramp on Acoustic Guitar. The event will be held during EGAD's monthly First Friday Art Walk, which is now an institution on the Brevard Arts Scene. The studio is located at 1542 Guava Avenue, Melbourne.

Indian River Potters' Guild is a dynamic ceramic studio open to beginning and continuing students of clay. The studio offers classes, workshops and memberships for anyone interested in exploring the
medium. For more info, check out the website

This event is free and is open to the public.

Class news from Indian River Potters' Guild 

Sculpture in Clay Class

Suzanne Peiffer will instruct a course in Sculpture beginning Wednesday, May 2.  Students will explore personal and cultural history as we make figurative clay sculpture.  The instructor will cover basic construction techniques using modified slabs, coils, and simple armatures.  Special attention will go to head and facial modeling techniques, and how surface and form combine to create visual meaning.  The class will work with a mid-range stoneward.  Students may bring reference material such as photos, or images from magazines and books.

This class is perfect for beginning or continuing students.

This class will meet for five weeks May 2, 9, 16, 30 and June 6, on Wednesdays from 9am to Noon.

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