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Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Wednesday evening course overview with Maryke Henderson.

These are our most self-directed courses. They are for people with some clay knowledge and skills who are seeking expert guidance from our experienced teachers.

Some classes also provide supported teaching for people with disabilities.

START DATE

Wednesday
22 July 2020

DURATION

This class over a 9 week term 

TIME

7.00 to 10.00pm

where

Workshop 2 

CLASS SIZE

Max 8 students

PRICE

$355

Adult

Mark Saunders Technical Manager

WEEKLY

This Term Three class is held on Wednesday evenings from 7.00pm to 10.00pm for nine weeks.
Starts Wednesday 22 July and finishes on Wednesday 16 September 2020.

For this course you will need:

Your toolkit, batts if you have them, an apron, an old towel, a microfibre cloth or handtowel, a sponge and a notebook/art journal or your ideas. Clay and tool are available for purchase during class or at the shop.

Course information

Continuing Clay classes are perfect for people who have some clay skills and are developing their own style and studio practice. Bring along your ideas and our talented teachers will be able to help you bring them to life. Some continuing classes offer extra support for people with disabilities. All our Continuing Clay teachers are experienced potters and are skilled at teaching both wheelthrowing and handbuilding techniques. Teachers may focus on a particular theme or technique for the term that reflects the interests of students in the class

About the artist

Maryke Henderson loves to teach and share the knowledge that she has gained over the 38 years of exploring clay with her students. Before moving to Canberra in 2002 to complete a Bachelor of Arts (Visual) degree with Honours, she taught ceramics at the New England Institute of TAFE (Tamworth Campus), during which time she attended many workshops, conferences and courses around the state to improve her skills and knowledge.
As well as her passion for pottery, Maryke’s love for preparing tasty meals for friends and family compliments her practice. Form and function are an intrinsic part in her design process, and the pots that she uses to present the food enhance the pleasure of sitting around the table sharing both food and conversation.  
Maryke joined the teaching team at Canberra Potters in 2003, during which time she has worked with both children and adults in term classes and teaching short courses.  

Not a CPS member?

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. 

Continuing Clay Wednesday evening

Evenings with Maryke Henderson.

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Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Friday morning course overview with Fran Romano.

These are our most self-directed courses. They are for people with some clay knowledge and skills who are seeking expert guidance from our experienced teachers.

Some classes also provide supported teaching for people with disabilities.

START DATE

Friday
24 July

DURATION

This class over a 9 week term 

TIME

10.00am to 1.00pm

where

Workshop 2 

CLASS SIZE

Max 10 students

2 carers

PRICE

$355

Adult

Mark Saunders Technical Manager

WEEKLY

This Term Three class is held on Friday mornings from 6.00pm to 9.00pm for nine weeks.
Starts Friday 24 July and finishes on Friday 18 September 2020.

For this course you will need:

Your toolkit, batts if you have them, an apron, an old towel, a microfibre cloth or handtowel, a sponge and a notebook/art journal or your ideas. Clay and tool are available for purchase during class or at the shop.

Course information

Continuing Clay classes are perfect for people who have some clay skills and are developing their own style and studio practice. Bring along your ideas and our talented teachers will be able to help you bring them to life. Some continuing classes offer extra support for people with disabilities. All our Continuing Clay teachers are experienced potters and are skilled at teaching both wheelthrowing and handbuilding techniques. Teachers may focus on a particular theme or technique for the term that reflects the interests of students in the class

About the artist

With a background in community-work around Canberra, Fran Romano has always had a passion for clay. Since indulging that passion more fully and enrolling at ANU School of Art in 2011, Fran has made clay central to her life.  In her own art practice she explores ideas of decay, memory and nostalgia through use of layering and surface decoration as well as mixed-media installations. Her production arm, FRATTEMPO, embraces one-off decorative homewares and vessels embracing the same themes.
As a trained social worker, Fran brings a unique perspective to her teaching and a student-centred approach.  She feels that the process is just as important as the outcome and aims to make her classes inclusive and friendly.
Currently teaching children’s classes at the Canberra Potters, she looks forward to taking her own adult’s classes in the future.

Not a CPS member?

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. 

Continuing Clay Friday

Continuing Clay Friday with Fran Romano.

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Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Continuing Clay

Saturday afternoon course overview with Mark Saunders.

These are our most self-directed courses. They are for people with some clay knowledge and skills who are seeking expert guidance from our experienced teachers.

Some classes also provide supported teaching for people with disabilities.

START DATE

Saturday
25 July

DURATION

This class over a 9 week term 

TIME

2.00pm–5.00pm

where

Workshop 1 

CLASS SIZE

Max 12 students

PRICE

$355

Adult

Mark Saunders Technical Manager

WEEKLY

This Term Three class is held on Saturday afternoons from 2.00pm to 5.00pm for nine weeks.
Starts Saturday 25 July and finishes on Saturday 19 September 2020.

For this course you will need:

Your toolkit, batts if you have them, an apron, an old towel, a microfibre cloth or handtowel, a sponge and a notebook/art journal or your ideas. Clay and tool are available for purchase during class or at the shop.

Course information

Continuing Clay classes are perfect for people who have some clay skills and are developing their own style and studio practice. Bring along your ideas and our talented teachers will be able to help you bring them to life. Some continuing classes offer extra support for people with disabilities. All our Continuing Clay teachers are experienced potters and are skilled at teaching both wheelthrowing and handbuilding techniques. Teachers may focus on a particular theme or technique for the term that reflects the interests of students in the class.

Learning glazes

In this Saturday class Mark Saunders will be offering an optional structured learning component — each week — focused on glaze.
Topics covered will be:
  • glaze theory
  • developing a glaze from scratch
  • mixing up a glaze batch from a recipe and glaze application.

About the artist

Mark Saunders

Mark is our Technical Manager and is responsible for the smooth and safe operation of the facilities key infrastructure. His knowledge of pottery and experience of ceramic arts practice provides him with the skills to maintain our kilns, wheels and associated technical equipment to ensure the delivery of sound operating services to our members, students and resident artists. Mark’s role includes overseeing the presentation and operation of our three workshops and allied areas and maintaining the workshop tools, machinery, fixtures and fittings. He ensures the workshops are well stocked with all materials necessary for the successful delivery of the programs offered by Canberra Potters.

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.

Not a CPS member?

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. 

Continuing Clay Saturday Glaze

Afternoons with Mark Saunders.

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Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800

Clay Foundations Wheel Basics

Clay Foundations Wheel Basics

Clay Foundations Wheel Basics

Monday course overview with Georgie Bryant

FULLY BOOKED.

This course teaches all the basic clay techniques for wheelthrowing, trimming and glazing.

START DATE

Monday
20 July 2020

DURATION

This class over a 9 week term

TIMES

6.00pm–9.00pm

where

Workshop 2

CLASS SIZE

Max 8 students

PRICE

$355

Adults

WEEKLY

This Term Three class is held on Monday evenings from 6.00pm to 9.00pm for nine weeks. Starts Monday 20 July and finishes on Monday 14 September 2020.

For this course you will need:

Your toolkit, an apron, an old towel, a microfibre cloth or handtowel, a sponge and a notebook/art journal or your ideas. Clay and tools are available for purchase during class or at the shop.

Throughout the course Georgie will help you to explore:

Throwing and refining a range of different forms such as bowls, mugs, vases and plates. A variety of decorative and finishing techniques will also be explored. This course is designed for people who have some experience of wheel throwing (for example have completed our Introduction to Clay course).

About the teacher

Georgie Bryant

Georgie has been teaching at Canberra Potters since 2014. She has a Masters of Teaching and a passion for sharing her skills and knowledge with others. Georgie enjoys teaching introductory classes, which she loves for the fun, discovery and enjoyment that comes with introducing students to working with clay. She teachers regular wheel throwing classes at Canberra Potters, where she works to develop her students technique and help them reach their goals.

In her own practice as Linburn Handmade, she combines beauty and function in her wheel thrown tableware. Linburn Handmade is used by numerous restaurants and cafes in Canberra and Sydney as well as by individuals for home use. Georgie is ever keen to experiment with new techniques and to keep learning!

Not a CPS member?
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.

FULLY BOOKED.

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Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800

Clay Foundations Wheel Basics

Clay Foundations Wheel Basics

Clay Foundations Wheel Basics

Thursday course overview with Maryke Henderson.

FULLY BOOKED.

This course teaches all the basic clay techniques for wheelthrowing, trimming and glazing.

START DATE

Thursday
23 July 2020

DURATION

This class over a 9 week term

TIMES

6.00pm–9.00pm

where

Workshop 2

CLASS SIZE

Max 8 students

PRICE

$355

Adults

WEEKLY

This Term Three class is held on Thursday evenings from 6.00pm to 9.00pm for nine weeks. Starts Thursday 23 July and finishes on Thursday 17 September 2020.

For this course you will need:

Your toolkit, an apron, an old towel, a microfibre cloth or handtowel, a sponge and a notebook/art journal or your ideas. Clay and tools are available for purchase during class or at the shop.

Throughout the course Maryke will help you to explore:

Throwing and refining a range of different forms such as bowls, mugs, vases and plates. A variety of decorative and finishing techniques will also be explored. This course is designed for people who have some experience of wheel throwing (for example have completed our Introduction to Clay course).

About the teacher

Maryke Henderson

Maryke loves to teach and share the knowledge that she has gained over the 38 years of exploring clay with her students. Before moving to Canberra in 2002 to complete a Bachelor of Arts (Visual) degree with Honours, she taught ceramics at the New England Institute of TAFE (Tamworth Campus), during which time she attended many workshops, conferences and courses around the state to improve her skills and knowledge.
As well as her passion for pottery, Maryke’s love for preparing tasty meals for friends and family compliments her practice. Form and function are an intrinsic part in her design process, and the pots that she uses to present the food enhance the pleasure of sitting around the table sharing both food and conversation.
Maryke joined the teaching team at Canberra Potters in 2003, during which time she has worked with both children and adults in term classes and teaching short courses
Not a CPS member?
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.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

We produce a monthly newsletter that has information that may not be on this website. Subscribe free of charge.

Address

1 Aspinall Street Watson
Canberra Australia.

Phone

General Enquiries
02 6241 1670
Class Enquiries
02 6241 7800