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Ceramicus 2019 is now closed!

Ceramicus has finished up for 2019, with great sales, amazing ceramic pieces & hundreds of people from far and wide who came to visit! Ceramicus Awards: Wellington Museum Premier Award for Excellence in Ceramics: no.99, Jenny Shearer, Cactus Garden Abbotts Glaze Award: no.47, Chris Dunn, Te Whanganui-A-Tara Artzone Award for Excellent in Hand-Built Ceramics: no.91, …

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Are the glazes you’re using food safe?

Anthea Grob Gorgeous, but does that glaze you drool over belong on a pot for food and drink? It is so, sooo easy, to get caught out. You drool about that glaze in the picture, imagine it all over your pot, click ‘buy now’, and relinquish your credit card details. Before you know it, the …

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Ceramicus 2019 receiving day is nearly here!

Make sure your membership is up to date – Ceramicus is only open to members and associate members of WPA!   Membership renewal forms and Ceramicus entry forms will be coming to you by mail shortly – if you have changed your address or are in doubt email membership@wellingtonpotters.org.nz. Receiving Day is Sunday 27 October, 10am …

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Still spots available in November workshops!

There are still spaces available in our November workshops – details below!   Hand building and creating textured slabs with Jane McCulla – 16 & 17 November Join the 2019 Ceramicus Selector Jane McCulla for this 2-day workshop. Start by learning to make plaster sprig moulds, followed by creating textured slabs and joining them to develop different …

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The 15th anagama kiln fire opening – Anneke Borren

The 15th anagama kiln fire opening….was a success story, which we weren’t quite sure about during the firing itself. It could be called ” the mystery of the shelf that disappeared!” It wasn’t a hallucination, it wasn’t there; when Mal and Peter broke open the wicket (door) of the kiln at 10.30 that Sunday morning. …

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Upcoming workshops

Three upcoming workshops now open for registrations – Questions or comments about any of these?  Contact Nicole the WPA workshop coordinator at workshops@wellingtonpotters.org.nz   Plates with Vivian – 5 & 6 October  Please note you must be able to centre clay and work independently on the wheel to enrol in this workshop. Numbers strictly limited to …

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Glaze workshop in September!

Making and Modifying Glazes: Saturday September 7 & 14 10 – 12 pm 1 – 4 pm WPA glaze rooms  $100 members/$125 non-members   A hands on workshop taking place over two Saturdays where you learn how to make up a glaze safely and then how to modify it using simple additions or blends. Then the …

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Working with porcelain workshop in June!

  Workshop now open for registration! 22 – 23 June 2019 10am – 4pm Porcelain Teapot Workshop with Jenny Shearer Participants should have previous experience working with clay. This will be a 2 day workshop making teapots, mainly thrown but can be hand-built, using porcelain clay or fine white stoneware. Demonstration on Saturday morning then …

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