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Ceramics with Frank Smith at CJSC ArtsHouse

CJ welcomes students, staff and the community to enrol in Ceramics with Frank Smith.

  • Monday and Wednesday classes are sold out, but there are a few spots for Saturday afternoon, please see booking details below.
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Cost: $265 or $200 for CJSC student concession; 7 classes over 7 weeks – which includes tuition, clay, glazing, and firing.

For more details and booking links for separate classes see below.

New Saturday ceramic classes with Frank Smith today at CJSC ArtsHouse

Posted by Cyril Jackson Senior Campus on Saturday, 28 October 2017

In these 7 week courses you will work with Frank on learning and improving either your wheel throwing techniques or your hand building skills. Classes are suitable for both beginners and those who want to increase their skills.

Frank has a Bachelor of Arts – Ceramics major, with additional competencies in the area of glazing technology. He has extensive experience teaching ceramics and has worked as a lecturer, high school and tertiary teacher, and conducts adult classes and workshops.

In the wheel classes you will master centring, learn how to throw different shapes (bowls, mugs, plates), and for more advanced students extend to pieces with handles, lids and spouts. You will also learn to master turning and trimming. The hand building class will include Pinch, Coil and Slab building techniques.

In both classes stains, oxides & glaze will be used to decorate work, and you will explore various glazing techniques and effects.

Venue: CJSC ArtsHouse, Corner of  Reid and Kathleen Street, Bassendean.

Saturday morning – HAND BUILDING
Time: Saturday 9:30 – 12:30
Dates: February 24, March 3,10,17,24 & 31 and April 7
To book please visit here

Saturday Afternoon – WHEEL WORK
Time: Saturday 1-4pm
Dates: February 24, March 3,10,17,24 & 31 and April 7
To book please visit here

Monday night – WHEEL WORK
Time: Monday 6-9pm
Dates: February 26, March 5, 12 19 & 26, April 2 & 9
To book please visit here

Wednesday night – HAND AND WHEEL WORK
Time: Wednesday night 6-9pm
Dates: Feb 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4 & 11
To book please visit here

All ceramic tools and materials supplied.

Bring your own apron and towel.

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