1 Day Silt Casting Workshop

Sale price Price $160.00 Regular price

In this hands-on workshop participants will learn and experience the unique earth cast process developed at Cosanti and utilized at both Cosanti and Arcosanti. This process involves using the ground as the formwork to create the Cosanti bells and pottery. Participants will have the opportunity to cast and create their own one-of-a-kind ceramic bell.

This class will teach you the silt cast ceramics process, including: preparation of the silt beds, creation of the molds, and pouring the clay slip. You will also learn about drying the clay, processing and coloring the bells, carving principles and knife skills. The actual firing and assembly will be completed at a later date and your work will be shipped to you.

Class time: 9am - 4pm, 1 hour break for lunch

Maximum Number of Participants: 8

Lodging is availablin a shared dorm for $25 per night, or a private guest room for $50 per night.

Please note: Some of the dates for this workshop take place at Cosanti, which is located in Paradise Valley.

For further information, contact education@arcosanti.org.

If you would like to be added to our waitlist please email Education@arcosanti.org.