Tile Show Demonstration Schedule


  ATNW Tile Demonstrations Schedule

Sat. Oct. 5, 2013



 10:30  Tile Carving in Paper Clay with Bob Jewett of Wilburton Pottery

Bob demonstrates an easy technique for beginning carvers. He will answer all your questions about getting started at home.

11:15  Making Multiples with Claudia Riedener of Ixia Tile Tacoma

Claudia shows how simple open-face molds are made from plaster and how to create perfect tile replicas through pressing clay or slip-casting in the mold.  She also demonstrates sprig molds.

12:00  Water Etching with Mary Lynn Buss of Isle Tile

Mary Lynn demonstrates water etching, a technique resulting in a slight relief with soft edges to an image or pattern on green ware.  A resist medium, brush, and a damp sponge are her key tools.

12:45 – 2:00  Using Handmade Tiles in your Home Installation

Craig Sawyer of North West Society of Interior Designers, Richard Scott of Status Ceramics, Claudia Riedener of Ixia Tile, and Florian Raymann of  Raymann Tile and Stone 

This panel of experts in design, tile making and installation, demonstrate and give pointers on how to use artisan handmade tiles in your home. They will provide ideas of how to obtain a quality custom result using examples of tiles made by artists at the show and commercially available tile.

2:00-2:45  Antique Art Tiles—A Collector’s Perspective with Ron Endlich, Tile Historian and Collector

Ron discusses antique tiles from 19th and 20th centuries. He will show examples, many rare, from his collection.

2:45-3:30  Leaf and Floral Applied Relief with Janet Gadallah of JLG Pottery and Tile

Beginning with press molds, Janet demonstrates how she adds more relief dimension to her work. Inspired by nature, her results bring the outdoors in to be enjoyed year round.

3:30-4:15  Repairing Broken Tiles with Brechelle Ware of Tile Heritage Foundation

Brechelle teaches some basic repair techniques to preserve your installation or art piece. Using items commonly found in the home, learn to fill cracks with a variety of materials and put broken pieces back together with structural integrity.