Please Join us for the 45th Anniversary Celebration: 

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  September 29 - October 1  

Keystone Metals Forum

An opportunity for dialogue and collaboration between established and emerging metalsmiths from across the Commonwealth and beyond.

For more information call: 724-329-1370 or visit: Keystone Metals Forum

Silkscreen Print Transfer Using Slip Decoration

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Image Transfer to Clay

Saturday, October 14, 2017 • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Images, either hand-drawn or from a photograph, can be silkscreen printed onto newsprint and then transferred onto leather hard three-dimensional pottery. Talen Smith is a master at this process and will demonstrate her technique. Then participants will have an opportunity to silkscreen and transfer an image to their own leather hard pottery or slab. This workshop will be hands-on and each participant is encouraged to bring some leather hard pieces to transfer images onto. Slabs will be provided for participants who do not bring their own work.

Touchstone is a unique three-seasons craft school located in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, only 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1972 as Pioneer Crafts Council, Touchstone's original mission was to foster interest in the preservation of traditional mountain crafts. Today, this unique craft school has expanded to include contemporary and experimental techniques in addition to traditional and historic methods in disciplines such as blacksmithing, ceramics, metals, textiles, glass, oil and watercolor painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.  As Pennsylvania's only residential craft school, Touchstone offers both beginners and seasoned artists more than one hundred week-long and weekend courses taught by some of North America's finest artists and artisans.

Your donation helps support Touchstone programs.


Touchstone celebrates 45 Years!

View the 2017 catalog

See the exciting season now going on at Touchstone Center for Crafts.  Click the cover photograph and you will be taken to the full catalog, where you can plan the workshops that you would like to take.

 Our 2018 Catalog will be available online November 27, 2017 

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Touchstone Bulletin Board:
Touchstone Center for Crafts
1049 Wharton Furnace Rd.
Farmington, PA 15437
T: 724.329.1370
T: 800.721.0177 
F: 724.329.1371
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