Stoneware forms and vessels
PCAI is thrilled to announce the amazing master potter Susie McMeekin workshop program.
Workshop details: x 2 Sundays in October and 1 in November
Dates: Sunday October 16, October 23, November 6
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Cost: $210 includes all materials and firing
Desirable: Previous throwing experience, but not essential
Venue: PCAI Gallery and Studio: shop 5, 10-14 Hunter St, Parramatta
Free street parking on Sundays; 4 blocks walk from Parramatta Station
Over the course of the first 2 sessions Susie will demonstrate simple throwing, handling, turning, and throwing larger two- piece pots and teapots.
You will get to try throwing while Susie will work with you on any problems that you may have preparing pots for firings and or glazing. The last session will cover some basic dipping and decorating hands-on glaze/ colouring techniques and Susie will respond to any questions that have arisen during the workshops.
Susie McMeekin is a potter of 38 years experience. She lives in Katoomba in The Blue Mountains about 100 kilometres west of Sydney, Australia.
Susie is one of the few second-generation potters in Australia. She is one of two daughters of Ivan McMeekin distinguished Australian potter. He was the founder of the Sturt pottery workshop Mittagong and a founding member of Potters Society of Australia. Susie started working with her Dad in 1978.
She works in Porcelain and Stoneware. Concentrating on only a few glazes, Chun, Celadon, Tea Dust and Ying Ching.