AFTERSCHOOL WORKSHOPS - TERM 4 2018

AFTERSCHOOL WORKSHOPS - TERM 4 2018

315.00

An after-school class for High school students, (Year 6 students are also welcome)

These workshops are focused on introducing new students to wheel throwing and hand building. For continuing students, skills and techniques are built upon.

DETAILS:

  • Monday and Tuesday afternoons

  • 3:15pm - 5pm | 9 week term | 1hr 45 mins

  • For ages 11-18

  • Classes are limited to 6 students.

TERM DATES:

  • Monday Term 4

  • Tuesday Term 4

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What will I learn?

  • Clay preparation and an introductory knowledge of clay as a material.
  • Techniques for centering clay.
  • Throwing forms on the wheel.
  • An overview finishing, surface techniques and glazing.
  • Basic hand-building and sculptural techniques; such as coiling, pinch pots and slab work.
  • An overview of finishing, surface techniques and glazing. Including underglaze, slip; as well as texture through carving, sgraffito and burnishing.
  • An overview of kilns and firing.

What is included?

  • 6 students will learn through demos and one on one tuition.
  • 11.6hrs of tuition broken into 1 hr 45 min workshops over 8 weeks.
  • All materials and firing is included.

What should I bring?

  • Wear comfortable clothes you don't mind getting clay on.
  • An apron/ large over-shirt or overalls are a good idea.
  • An old towel.