Ceramics: The art of making

Discover a language of form in this 8-week Thursday evening course for intermediate students

Produced by the City of Sydney

Bookings open 12 December 2018
Bookings close 23 January 2019

For some, throwing clay on the potter’s wheel is addictive. If you’re one of those people, you’ve come to the right place.

Our tutor will provide instruction for experienced students wanting to master wheel-throwing techniques. They’ll also teach advanced skills in hand building so you can refine and finish pots to an advanced standard.

Throughout this 8-week course, you’ll learn how to identify a conceptual basis for your work so you can achieve specific design and aesthetic outcomes. The application and finishing of glazes will also play an integral part in the course.

Full instruction is provided on materials, products, tools, equipment and studio procedures.
Following the end of the course, your fired work will be available for collection so you can show family and friends your creations.

Intimate class size: maximum 10 students. Each student will have their own wheel.
Level: designed for intermediate level students.
Wear: comfortable clothing (trousers recommended).
Bring: please bring your own apron and towel – all materials provided.

Exhausted clay is reclaimed and recycled for reuse in our classes.

Tutor: Greg Crowe
Greg established Hovea Pottery in Perth in 1980 and lectured in ceramics with TAFE for 25 years. He has taught pottery courses throughout Australia and runs workshops in US, Canada, Japan, Singapore and Europe. Greg has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions. His work is held in many Australian collections including the Art Gallery of Western Australia and Queensland Art Gallery. He has been President of the Ceramics Arts Association of Western Australia and is on the board of The Australian Ceramics Association.

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When

Thursday 7 February 2019 from 6.30pm to 9pm

8 week course runs weekly until Thursday 28 March 2019

Cost

Full price: $376.00
Concession: $304.00

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