Hopefully you all have this date in your diaries. Please extend the invite to anyone you might still have contact with who would be keen come along and also anyone with connections to WSP and the pottery who would like to join in the celebrations. All will be very welcome.
Stephanie the technician at 318 has arranged for a kiln engineer to visit the pottery next week to service their kilns. He travels from Buckinghamshire.
If anyone local to Farnham Pottery needs any kiln repairs e.g. new elements, contactors, thermacouple or help with wiring troubles etc, please get it touch with Stephanie. It would great to make his visit more worthwhile.
Love Productions have been in touch today to say they are delighted to announce that THE GREAT POTTERY THROW DOWN is coming back for a 3rd Series and applications are now open!
The Great Pottery Throw Down is looking for talented home potters aged 18+
For more information or for an application go to www.applyforpotterythrowdown.co.uk
Applications close SUNDAY 23RD JUNE 2019
In light of the brilliant demo and talk by Wally Keeler recently, and his use of an extruder, we are trying to get some die templates cut for the WSP extruder.
If anyone has access to a laser cutter, please get in touch.
318 Ceramics is very excited to announce it’s 2019 Summer School will be run by Susan Halls.
Mon 22nd July – Wed 24th July
Sue’s international reputation is eclipsed by few. Her dexterous, sensitive and intuitive feeling for the manipulation of clay has seen her lead the way in the field of figurative ceramics. This course, by no means excludes throwers; Sue’s skill at manipulating thrown elements is truly enlightening. We are very lucky to host her.
Over the three days you will work with stoneware paper clay looking at several different ways of making animal sculpture.
Susan will demonstrate some of the many techniques she uses to make her pieces – including how to use her unique and liberating external armature.
Animal anatomy will be much discussed as this underpins all
Bring sketch books
and pencils to help develop ideas.
£325 for 3 days, includes lunch.
Thanks Fliss Blackburn, from Jane’s sculpture class for sharing what she describes as “A humble attempt at the wonderful bees of Rome!”
They are fabulous!
Google Barberini Bees if you haven’t been to Rome and would like to find out more.