Make your very own unique handbuilt pottery teapot
Time: 3.5 hours
Limited to 6 people
Includes all materials, equipment, glazing of your finished pieces, 2 kiln firings and a delicious morning tea.
This is a fun hands-on workshop for capable beginners to intermediate level potters, you will be hand building your very own ceramic teapot via a coiling technique and working on surface decorations by stamping and carving the surface. You will learn how to prepare the clay and refine your shape and construct each separate part of your teapot to produce an awesome product, and how to adapt the technique to make a variety of other items.
Your completed pieces will be bisque fired, glazed and fired again ready for you to collect approximately 3-4 weeks after your workshop.
The Artist: Richard Naylor has been making ceramics for almost 20 years since he trained in Japan. He teaches at Auckland Studio Potters and is a professional potter who supplies a number of restaurants here in Auckland and in Paris. He works on the wheel and handbuilds a variety of domesticware and sculptural ceramics that sell in a number of galleries around NZ.