Class Fees: R650per month (3 hour class per week - 4 classes per month), includes glaze.

Clay: R38 per kilogram after firing.

Weekly classes: 

Tuesday Mornings 09h00 - 12h00  
Tuesday Evenings 17h30 - 20h30
Thursday Evenings 18h00 - 21h00  

 

Techniques taught:

  • Handwork 
  • Sculpture 
  • Wheelwork 
  • Decoration 

You will have to learn basic handwork first, if you are a beginner and have not done any previous pottery.  This is important as you need to learn how to work and prepare clay.

Basic handwork includes:

  • Pinch Pot - The process begins with a ball of clay. Thumbs are pushed into the center, and then rudimentary walls are created by pinching and turning the pot. The pot is then pushed on a flat surface to create a flat surface, thereby creating the base. A base can be made by rolling three coils and pressing them together, and then onto the bottom of the pot. Pinched, compressed clay may also be used as a base for building coil pots. The base of the pot is less prone to cracking when formed this way
  • Slab Building - The process begins by making flat pieces, usually by rolling and then forming the flat pieces and fitting together. Forming can mean using flat and joining at corners, curving to cylinders and similar shapes, dishing to dome or bowl shapes, slicing and edge joining forms.

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