with Alistair Whyte
Having trained in Japan for 5 years, Alistair's speciality is throwing on the wheel using Japanese techniques and porcelain in a Kyoto style using a variety of hand made tools. Alistair will demonstrate throwing a variety of shapes on the wheel, throwing off the hump, show a variety of tools and talk about the importance of designing and making your own tools. The workshop will also include time for questions on a whole variety of topics regarding working on the wheel and setting up a ceramic studio.
Next year marks Alistair Whyte's 50th year as a potter and he will be launching a book including a lot of his experiences and techniques. Don't miss the opportunity to learn first hand from Alistair with a day of demonstration, an explanation of tools and their use, and showing a variety of images and videos to inspire.
Non Members: $180
10am to 4pm
All materials are provided, please wear closed in footwear, comfortable clothing, and bring an old towel. You may wish to bring along a notebook.
Minimum class size 5, maximum 10. Class subject to cancellation due to insufficient bookings in which case fees paid will be refunded. Full student refunds can be issued up to 7 working days prior to commencement, however individual classes will not be refunded due to nonattendance.
Tactile Arts members can access their workshop discount by entering CERAMICS MEMBER into the discount code field at the checkout.