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Language of Art

Language of Art

Language of Art

Canberra potters

Lunch provided.

YOUR SCHOOL

You provide.

DATES

12 March 2019
4 June 2019
10 September 2019

TIME

9.00am–3.30pm

PRICE

$210

per person

Teachers

 

TQI course 003882

Accreditation 5 hours

Time

9.00am–3.30pm

Where

Workshop ? | Or your school.

Overview

The program is designed for both specialist and non–specialist art teachers who need to teach Visual Art as part of the Australian curriculum, such as primary school teachers.

What you will learn

The program focusses on the using the language of art as a tool to build student understanding of art. This understanding of language scaffolds discussion for both students to explain why they prefer one artwork over another and to make judgements about how to make better artworks themselves.

The Course includes

We will use the understanding of art language to respond to Artworks in the Society’s Collection and make and decorate simple ceramic pieces.
Activities to take back and use in your classroom will be provided, all of which can be done without specialist equipment or supplies.
We will also discuss practical ideas for working with clay in your classroom.

About the Teacher

Josephine?

$210.00 / person

Book below.

YOUR SCHOOL OPTION

Delivered at your school – can be one or two sessions minimum 3 people $240pp.

Email  [email protected] to arrange a time.

 

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Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800

Ceramic Kilns: Firing and Glazing 2020

Ceramic Kilns: Firing and Glazing 2020

Ceramic Kilns – Firing and Glazing

Course overview with Mark Saunders

Suitable for anyone who needs more information to successfully fire their school kiln.

START DATE

Thursday 21 May 2020

DURATION

Thursday 21 May and Thursday 28 May 2020

TIME

1.00pm–4.00pm

Canberra potters

Kiln & Glazing Shed
Max 8 students 

YOUR SCHOOL

You decide the date
Min 3 students

PRICE

$210

Delivered at your school – can be one or two sessions $240pp

For Teachers

TQI course 003877

Accreditation 5 hours

Dates and duration

This course is run over two Thursday mornings in 2 x 3 hour sessions.

Suitable for

Anyone who needs more information to successfully fire their school kiln. You may book and pay online. If you need us to invoice your school please check appropriate box on form. Regretfully we are unable to give discounts to casual teachers.

The Workshop includes

This course is a complete introduction to firing the electric kiln – packing, firing, maintenance and safety.
You will receive a CPS Kiln licence at the successful completion of this course.

What you will learn

  • The kiln – What it does, how it works, how it is constructed
  • Packing for a bisque firing
  • Packing for a glaze firing
  • Firing temperatures – different clay bodies
  • What happens to clay in the firing
  • What happens to glaze in the firing
  • The use of pyrometric cones
  • Firing with and without a (Harco) controller
  • Care and maintenance of the kiln and furniture
  • Programming the Harco controller
  • Firing
  • Safety.

About the convenor

Mark Saunders

As a practicing ceramic artist Mark has the relevant hands-on skills in firing, programming and use of kilns, diverse firing practices and monitoring developments in technologies, materials and procedures. Mark is keen to share his knowledge and regularly holds workshops in his relevant areas of expertise.

YOUR SCHOOL OPTION

Delivered at your school – can be one or two sessions minimum 3 students $240pp.

Please complete the simple form.

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Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia
.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800