THROWING ON THE POTTERS WHEEL


THROWING ON THE POTTERS WHEEL

THROWING ON THE POTTERS WHEEL
850.00 / week(s)

BOOK COURSE

“SPINNING MUD”

How to create Functional Domestic Wares and Sculptural Forms on the Potters Wheel.

 

The fundamental gestuality of throwing different forms and different sizes shall be taught through a series of brief projects that follow on from initial practical demonstrations.

 

Within this intensive week we shall cover ; the wedging , centering , throwing and turning of hollow wares. The making of cylinders , bowls , cups , jugs , plates , casseroles , bottles and spouts , and pulling handles.

 

Through three optional and informal evening slide lectures I shall impart information and ideas focalizing particularly wheel thrown works on ;

1.  The Formation , Use , and Chemistry of Clays and Glazes.

2.  Decorating and Firing ; Processes and Possibilities.

3.  Aesthetics of Form and Function in relation  to clay type.

 

 

This course runs ;

 

 in July _  from  15.07.2018  to  21.07.2018  ,

 

and September _ from  23.09.2018  to  29.09.2018  . 

 

When booking please remember to indicate dates selected.

 

maximum number of students - 5

 

 

Reduced Costs for NON RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS ------ see in “Terms and Conditions” below

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