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Carved vessels & sculpted vases workshop – 26 & 27 September

Poster for workshop - 26 & 27 Sept

Join us for this workshop with tutor Irena Kennedy (BFA, MFA) on 26 & 27 September from 10 am to 4 pm.

WPA members only – $150

Limited to 10 students.  Book your spot now!

Register here: http://wellingtonpotters.org.nz/current-members/register-for-a-workshop/

Workshop topics include:

  • a demonstration and discussion about creating three-dimension on
  • how to use tools, and good sculptural practice.
  • an introduction to sgraffito and paint application.

Registration includes 2 pre-made slip-cast porcelain vessels to work with.  Students will need to have images of what they are wishing to put on their porcelain vessels. They
will also need to bring a fine paintbrush and a medium brush, apron and old clothes.

Day one starts with 1-hour drawing and refining images to work with (at the Botanic Gardens if fine!).

Examples of the types of work you will be creating:


carved porcelain vase with botanic image carved porcelain vase with botanic image

To see more examples visit Irena’s website or her Instagram.


All WPA workshops are for members and associate members only.

If you are not a member,  find out how to become a member here.

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We will do our best to address all expressions of interest and requests!  If you have any questions or comments on the workshop programme, just email workshops@wellingtonpotters.org.nz.

Also see Past Workshops