Monday, June 14, 2010

Traditional Hand Built Vessels Workshop by Michelle Legg

Traditional Hand Built Vessels Workshop by well-known SA Ceramic Artist Michelle Legg

Michelle has over 25 years Ceramic experience and studied and worked closely with Nesta Nala. Michelle has exhibited her work locally and internationally and is holding a workshop for all levels of ceramicists from beginners to advanced. Take advantage of the wealth of experience that Michelle has to offer by exploring hand-building techniques made famous by our wonderful South African potters. Michelle has her Masters in Ceramic design from the University of Johannesburg.

When : Monday 28th, Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th June 2010
Cost : R 1250.00 for the full 3 day course, all materials and firings included.
Times: 10:00 am till 4pm everyday.
Includes: Expert hands on tuition by well-known Ceramic Design Artist Michelle Legg. Michelle will give a computer presentation introducing two of South Africa’s indigenous ceramic methods of construction, namely Zulu and Venda, and discuss the firing and decorating techniques. Participants will construct their own pots, decorate and burnish them. Pots will be bisc fired once dry and participants are invited to return to smoke fire their pots with the assistance of Nic Sithole. All materials required for the workshop will be provided.

Bring: Own picnic lunch. (Mr Delivery menu available and Woolworth’s is just 2 blocks away)
Loads of energy and enthusiasm to make the most of this fantastic opportunity!
Wear comfortable clothing; bring apron and special tools.

Where: Colleen Lehmkuhl’s studio (ps - underfloor heating will take care of otherwise freezing feet)
24 Old Kilcullen Road, Bryanston
(Nearest big intersection is William Nicol and Ballyclare Road, near Bryanston Shopping Centre)
Bookings: Contact Colleen or Michelle to reserve your place on this exciting course - banish those winter cobwebs!
Colleen : 073 481 0889 or 011 463 7262 or email
Michelle Legg : 083 730 0250 or email

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