Glazing for beginners 26 July 2021

Description

This course is for WPA members only

Your tutor is Hedy Ankers

This course concentrates on the basics of glazing at WPA it will cover

  • Health and Safety
  • The WPA club glazes
  • How to get your glazed items processed in the weekly club firing
  • Preparing your work for glazing (sanding and sponging)
  • Waxing
  • Dipping techniques
  • Pouring techniques

Participants to provide

  • Up to three small to medium sized pieces of work (one flat, one vessel and one irregular if possible) which have been sanded and sponged dry. You must know which clay was used to make them.
  • Personal mask and gloves if available
  • Eftpos card if you wish to put the work into the club firing that week. The course fee does not include the cost of firing.

Preparatory reading

Please read this information about the glaze room and glazing before coming to the course

Number of participants

The course is limited to a maximum of 4 participants and needs a minimum of 4 participants to go-ahead.

Dates and Time

26 July 2021 at 7:00pm – 9:pm in the glaze room

Cost

The fee for this course is $50

Do not send any money until you receive an invoice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The not so small print

There can be no refunds after you have been registered on the course and paid the fee. Should you find that you can’t make the course you are allowed to find a suitably experienced substitute.

If you miss a session the tutors are not expected to provide any catch-up time beyond that which can be given in the scheduled times without impacting other participants.

Before confirming your registration the tutors may contact you to make sure that you understand the prerequisite skills required. If the courses is not advertised as suitable for beginners there will be no time to assist participants without the skill to work with the amount of clay specified.

The fee for the course does not include firing or glazing that can be done through the normal club process.

 

Any questions email – classes@wellingtonpotters.org.nz