Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Hands On Ceramics

A stimulating Participating Workshop Programme at Tshwane South College, Centurion

     Friday, March 2. Time 9.30 –12.30
    Jerice Doeg presents “Lustres and On Glazes”
An introduction and explanation of working with these decorating techniques. Participants will be given a glazed tile on which to create their own example.
Lustres and on glazes will beprovided and the tiles will be fired. Participants are asked to bring their own brushes
    Friday, April 20. Time 9.30 –12.30
    Marentia Jordaan presents “Working with lace and related textures”
We will explore the wonders of transferring patterns and textures onto leather hard and wet surfaces, while also working with slips in conjunction with the laces.
We will make a slab object and tiles. Participants must bring a thrown pot for transferring patterns onto.
All other material will be provided.
 Bookings: jerice@informsa.co.za :
                  012 4606516.
                  084 5678296

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Chris Patton’s Pottery and Ceramic Studio

I am starting Classes in practical creative traditional craft pottery for beginners and the more advanced. The objectives will be creativity and craftsmanship. These will be practical hands-on workshops with the aim of producing innovative good quality ceramics as well as developing a wide understanding of ceramics and its design and tradition Coiling, slab building, throwing, modelling, decorating and glazing will be explored The classes will be open ended and will go where the journey takes them The mediums are terra-cotta and stoneware. Class will be small and informal. Eight pairs of hands are needed to get the show on the road.
For more information give me a call or pay me a visit at my studio and see the setup. I’ve been a full time potter for most of my working life and have extensive knowledge of all aspects of the craft.
My studio is on the West Rand, nearest land marks are Pinehaven intersection on Hendrik Potgieter or Featherbrook Estate 25 minutes from Northcliff. 31 Francis Road, Northvale, Muldersdrift.
Phone 0731663827 email cpatton@wbs.co.za web www.pattonpots.co.za

Come and get your hands dirty!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Pottebak by Makarios, Faerie Glen, Pretoria

Aan almal wat in 2012 ‘n nuwe IETS WIL AANPAK!
Pottebak klasse vir almal:
Ek het 35 jaar pottebak ondervinding
gee al 30 jaar klas
is tans die Streekskvoorsitter van die
Gauteng Streek van
Ceramics Southern Arfica.
Kwallifikasie: BA(VA) UNISA
Ons doen ook tema funksies:
Korporatiewe funksies en spanbou.
marentia jordaan:
084 5678296

Pottery @ Tshwane South College:

You are invited to join the pottery classes at Tshwane South College, Centurion Campus. 
This studio has been operating for the past 25+ years. 
We have ample space, extensive facilities and safe parking.
Class fees for 2012: R500.00 per month, payable in advance. 
Tuition comprises 4 classes of 3 hours per month. 
Class fees are payable in advance during the first week of the month.
Dates and timetable:
Wednesday: Morning 9h00 to 12h00, evening 18h00 to 21h00, commencing February 1.
Thursday: Morning 9h00 t0 12h00, commencing February 2.
Material cost will be R220.00 per 10kg bag. 
Porcelain and paper clay: R240 per 10 kg.
This includes the costs of firing and glazing.
For more information contact:
Marentia Jordaan: 084 567 8296

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Dabeb Wheel for Sale

Dabeb wheel (tall model) in working order – R 1 000. 
Contact Cathy 083 486 9241 / cathyp@mweb.co.za