Classes will be starting with two new tutors, Monday pm 12th Feb. with Allan Mauger, Wednesday 14th, pm with Michael Michaels, both experienced potters. Wednesday 14th, am with Shona Clarkson, classes are filling up if you have booked and not paid please contact Shona as you will be now on the waiting list for next term. Welcome to all our new class members.
Subs are now due $45 please pay direct banking Mt Pleasant Pottery Westpac, 03 1591 0083454 00 please write your name as reference. Brochure included for ease of renewing subs. email return to mt pleasant pottery group.
We had a great cleanup day on January 27th, we cleaned the garden outside ready to put down gravel to make it a permanent raku area, and inside all nice and tidy for the year thank you to the 10 who attended we appreciate your cleaning skills.
Web site will be up and running very soon, we would like our members to bring along one or two pieces of their work on Tuesday 13 club day for photographing; this will be on our website gallery showing our work to the public. Size of the work.name and any other information would be helpful. It doesn’t have to be an exhibition piece, one that you like and are proud of. If Tuesday is not suitable we will make a Saturday available. This will be on going for a month or two until we have a picture gallery on show.
Club night’s demonstrations for this term starting with Andrew Carron on Tuesday 13 at 7pm
"Everything melts-- glaze materials in your own back yard"
First get together of the year with Question time on glaze materials, chemicals, glaze ingredients, etc with keen potter and retired soil scientist Andrew Curran.
I believe Andrew has made glaze with soil from his veggie patch! Andrew will have lots to share and show. With his knowledge and analytical mind every glaze problem can be solved. This is a great opportunity for newbie’s and old hands alike. Bring your questions, samples, pen and paper.
$5 for club members and $10 for non members all welcome.
CLUB DAYS & CLUB NIGHTS
Club Days are on Tuesdays, 10am to 3.30pm and 7 to 9pm. Club day charges are $5 for a full day $2.50 half day. This keeps the electrical equipment running for your pleasure.
Club Demonstration Nights are on the second Tuesday of every month.
We are hosting guest speakers and demonstrators who will be sharing their knowledge and expertise on a wide range of topics relating to pottery and ceramics.
We would appreciate a $5 donation for the nights demonstration please.
To get most out of our Demonstration Club Nights please get in contact and let me know which topics you would like to know more about. I will try and make it happen!
Renate 021-1336620, firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to interest we will be reintroducing a number of weekend or one day workshops throughout the year. Please let me know what your interests are and I’ll make that happen too 😊
Tuesday 13th, 7pm
Feldspar, Lead, Cobalt Oxide… What?
First get together of the year with Question Time on Glaze materials, chemicals, glaze ingrediences etc with keen potter and retired soil scientist Andrew Curran
Bring your questions, samples, pen and paper
Tuesday 13th, 7pm
Majolica Decoration with Eve Hope
Eve worked in a Majolica decorating pottery in Italy, how cool is that! Eve will talk to us on how they applied the majolica glaze and decorated their ware.
Weekend/one day workshop
Making use and application of colour slips
Tuesday 8th, 7pm
Special Group Meeting to authorise changes to our constitution.
Tuesday 8th, 7.00pm
Saturday 7th, 10.00am
Engobe workshop with Renate, $50.00. More details in Club News.
Tuesday 10th, 7.00pm
Saturday 28th, Halswell Club for a wood firing.
Nikki to demonstrate stamp and sprig making.
Tuesday 11th, 7.00pm
Tuesday 9th, 7.00pm
Saturday workshop to demonstrate the best/correct use of our glaze spraying equipment and booth. (date to be confirmed)
Tuesday 13th, 7.00pm AGM
Phillipstown hub open day all welcome Friday 2nd March 10 to 2pm all welcome come and have a look and see what is going on there might be something for you the potters will be open.
Ben carter is coming this is a must on your potting calendar keep the dates booked May 11.12.13 a weekend workshop times, costs will be revealed soon, all welcome book in first at CPA and secure your place email@example.com see poster below.
Committee for 2018
Chairman: Shona Clarkson - firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Ken Doidge - email@example.com
Class coordinator & Membership: Shona Clarkson - firstname.lastname@example.org
Newsletter and web manager: Graham Maguire - email@example.com
House hold and maintenance: Lorraine (Rudi) Jansen - firstname.lastname@example.org
Club day roster: Bill Bromley - email@example.com
Minute secretary: Brenda Benge - firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook manager: Anne Goddard - email@example.com
Leigh-Ann Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
Allan Mauger email@example.com
Please contact the committee by email or club day you will get a faster response
The Secretary and Members - Mt Pleasant Pottery Group.