Throwing on the potters wheel
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About the Course
*Pottery throwing on the wheel. Tuition is one to one and aimed at improving throwing skills. It will accomodate the level of previous experience of the pupil and will be tailored around their specific rquirements. Emphasis on developing an own vocabulary with regards to shape and form.
Classes take place in Christine's well equipped studio in the Model House Craft and Design Centre in Llantrisant, South Wales.
Throwing, turning and if required burnishing form the basis of the course. A selection of pieces would be bisque fired.
The course consists of two sessions - one for throwing and one for turning and finishing the pieces.
Two sessions of three hours: £125
Christine Gittins specialises in low-fired one-off ceramic pieces. She is a professional member of the British Craft Potters Association and a member of The Makers Guild in Wales. Her work can be seen at the following galleries:
Aberystwyth Art Centre, Aberystwyth
Craft in the Bay, Cardiff Bay
Contemporary Ceramic Centre, London
Montpellier Gallery, Stratford-on-Avon
Oriel Cric, Crickhowell
Moreton Gallery, Moreton - in -Marsh
Erwood Station Gallery nr. Builth Wells
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools, clay and a bisque firing of selected pieces are included in the fee.
Tea and coffee.
Learned so many new things to do with clay and beads, with a lovely easy going lady. I enjoy it tremendously.
jane malvisi - - #1175
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