Pine Street Creative Arts Centre presents
Ceramics – Mastering Technique: Wednesday PM Term 4 2016 Tickets
6:30pm, Wed 12 October, 2016 - 9:00pm, Sun 23 October, 2016
Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, NSW
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Discover a language of form in this 8-week Wednesday evening course for intermediate to advanced students.
Ceramics - Mastering Technique
8 x Wednesdays, 12 October - 30 November 2016
6:30pm - 9pm
Tutor: Anthony Brink
Intimate class size: maximum 10 students
For some, throwing clay on the potter's wheel is addictive. If you're one of those people, you've come to the right place.
Studio potter Anthony Brink will provide instruction for students wanting to master wheel-throwing techniques. He'll also teach advanced skills in hand building so you can refine and finish pots to an advanced standard.
Throughout this 8-week course, you'll learn how to identify a conceptual basis for your work so you can achieve specific design and aesthetic outcomes. Ceramic glaze making and the application and finishing of glazes will also play an integral part in the course. Some advanced hand building and mould making will be available after consultation with the tutor. Full instruction is provided on materials, products, tools, equipment and studio procedures.
At the end of the course, your fired work will be available for collection so you can show off your creations. Each student will have their own wheel.
Level: Designed for intermediate to advanced students. You must have completed a previous course and have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of wheel work and hand building to attend this course.
Wear: comfortable clothing (aprons provided)
Bring: yourself - all materials provided
Next level class: Advanced or masterclass
Location: Pine Street Ceramics Studio
About our tutor: Anthony Brink Since the late 1980s, Anthony has worked independently as a studio-based potter. He has over 35 years professional experience including mould-maker at KC Day, assistant to sculptor Frederic Chapeaux, apprentice to ceramicist Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, and production thrower at Errol Barnes' Lyrebird Ridge Pottery. Anthony has taught ceramics for over 11 years. He was artist-in-residence at the Queensland Potters Association where he also coordinated community adult education program. Anthony currently runs Fireant Ceramic Art studio in the Blue Mountains.