Saturday, March 26, 2011

Wood-firing Workshop with Paul de Jongh

Millstone Pottery Wood-firing Workshop 29, 30 April & 1 May 2011

An intimate week-end workshop celebrating this ancient and time-honoured firing method; for ceramicists, potters and other romantics wanting to have work fired in a wood-fired kiln. Specialised attention to all attendees.

Make your pots at a pre-firing teabowl workshop to ensure your efforts are rewarded when firing the kiln. This workshop will be held on 9 April at CPS in Somerset West.

Workshops and events planned over the week-end include:

• decorating and glazing for wood-firing with Paul de Jongh
• firing of train or salt kiln
• participatory continuous slab building with Hennie Meyer
• powerpoint presentation with Clementina van der Walt
• "Elemental" - a film about Ken Matsuzaki, a Japanese wood-firing potter
• journey along the McGregor art route

Cost: R2 000 for the workshops, inclusive of food on Friday night, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Camping facilities available. Please book by 1 April.

Email: Web: Tel: (023) 625 1599

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