Introduction to Clay Weekly
Wednesday course overview with Suzanne Fox.
This course teaches all the basic clay techniques for handbuilding, wheelthrowing and glazing. It is normally offered as a nine week term class or as a 4 day intensive class.
22 July 2020
Max 12 students
This Term Three class is held on Wednesday evenings from 6.00pm to 9.00pm for nine weeks. Starts Wednesday 22 July and finishes on Wednesday 16 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
Suzanne Fox has been an active and valuable member of the Canberra Potters community for many years She is a graduate of the ANU School of Art. A passionate handbuilder she has been teaching children and adults at Canberra Potters since 2014. Suzanne was instrumental in our successful grant application to develop and run Pottery for All a short courses for seniors and subsequent exhibition. In addition to her usual classes she teaches a weekly U3A pottery class that uses Canberra Potters workshop facilities.
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