Come join a dynamic three hour class tailored to share the passion of handbuilding, throwing and glazing. You will be guided and challenged to use a foundation of skills for creating functional or sculptural forms. Clay/glaze/firing not included in price. Suitable all levels.
Tutor Melissa Mead is an American born New Zealand potter. After being mostly self-taught for 10 years she has immersed herself in the Auckland Ceramics Community. Through the generosity of some of the best New Zealand potters she has learned techniques from coiled forms to printing on clay. Melissa has experience with a multitude of firing methods, glaze theory and surface decoration. She draws inspiration from the inspiring Aotearoa and our connections to one another.
Monday Afternoon Clay Making with Melissa Mead
Learn to draw fun cartoon characters! Transform your friends, family and self into chibi form using a range of materials and techniques. Ages 8 - 11 years.
Create a colourful hat from your imagination. What will your funky hat look like? Learn fun techniques to create your painting. Ages 7 - 11 years.
Create an imaginary world that folds away! First draw shapes then using some drawing skills we will turn them into 3D spaces. Travel from room to room using your imagination. What will you draw? Possibilities are unlimited when we are creative. Ages 5 - 11 years.
For our creative research let's go to the MAC garden for inspiration from the tall trees. Next, learn to use the coil technique to build a tower or a tree. What animals will be living there? Ages 7 - 11 years.