Introduction to Clay Weekly
Friday morning course overview with Katrina Leske.
This course teaches all the basic clay techniques for handbuilding, wheelthrowing and glazing.
24 July 2020
Max 8 students
This Term class is held on Friday mornings from 10.00am to 1.00pm for nine weeks.
Starts Friday 24 July and finishes on Friday 18 September 2020.
students get a feel for clay and its properties through various handbuilding techniques and projects
introduction to glazing
focus on the potter’s wheel, learning to centre clay (the basis for all wheelthrowing) and form cylinders and other shapes
work produced during weeks so far is glazed ready for final firing.
a raku firing takes place when students will see some of their pots go through the raku rapid firing process. This is weather dependant and may not happen in very hot or high fire danger conditions.
About the teacher
Katrina is passionate about all things clay, with a focus on wheel-throwing, through which she makes refined functional ware and organic sculptural works.
Katrina has been part of the Canberra Potters team since 2017. Throughout her studies and since graduating from the ANU School of Art and Design with Honours in 2018, she has been an active member of the regional ceramic community. Currently working as a teacher and the Gallery Manager at Canberra Potters, she is thrilled to be able to introduce more people to the wonderful world of clay through both of these roles.
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Membership gives you many benefits at low yearly prices.
Please read our HOW OUR BOOKING SYSTEM WORKS and Cancellation policy before booking this class.
Please watch our video on Being COVIDsafe at Canberra Potters before attending class.
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