Beliz has been teaching ceramic techniques localy and internationally since 2012, she is now teaching workshops in the beautiful wine country of Baja California. The region known as Valle de Guadalupe offers beautiful scenery with picturesque wineries, boutique hotels and excellent plein air restaurants. Beliz’ studio is situated in a grove of oak trees and it features a view of the Valley of San Antonio de las Minas.
You can have a pleasant weekend visit wine tasting and experiencing a Raku workshop.
The Raku workshop is open to all levels of expertise, people with little previous clay experience are welcomed.
FEES: The tuition of $100 includes instruction by artist Beliz Iristay, use of tools, clay and glazes, bisque and raku firing and lots of fun for two days.
The class begin at 9 a.m. You can choose your bisque form to fire extra fee of 10 $ or you can bring your own bisque with 8″ height limitation.
The first part will be the introduction to Raku technique.You will be painting(glazing) your forms with a choice of your colors.We will prepare to load the kiln together,first part takes 3 hrs.Between the sections you have have a break for lunch and a vinery visit in the valley.
The second part,after we load and fire the kiln,we will wait until the desire temperature reached.When the kiln is ready to be open we will start doing Raku.The class is over when the firings are completed, usually around by 5 pm we will be done cleaning the pieces.
The classes are open to people 18 and over. Be ready to work hard and have fun!!
Workshop is held at Turkmex Designs KM 95.Carretera Tecate-Ensenada
Beliz can be reached at email@example.com for details.