Learn the basics of throwing on the wheel wedge and centre clay. Create a form on the wheel slip & texture. Participants can make up to two forms to be glazed and fired. Ages 12 - 18 years.
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. 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. While she mostly creates functional wheel-thrown pottery it is often altered and refined with handbuilding.