A new class designed solely for young adults. Explore the art of the potters wheel, throwing, building and designing forms. This can include etching, carving, and use of slips. You will be challenged to explore design, unique shapes, and refine fundamental skills. You will also glaze your own vessels at the conclusion. For all levels. Ages 13 - 19 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. 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.