20 Ceramic surface: creating imagery with Cathy Franzi

Learn to ‘draw’ textural imagery into the clay surface using carving, incising, sgraffito, water erosion and inlay techniques. This comprehensive course guides you through a printmaking approach to composition and includes tool making. Explore mark making on samples, before going on to plan and produce 4-6 ceramic forms using slab or wheel forming techniques, pursuing your own designs.
Dr Cathy Franzi is an award winning ceramicist who utilises her scientific interest in plants to express ideas about the current environment. An experienced tutor, Cathy has taught at ANU and various community workshops nationally. Her work is held in numerous public and private collections and she is represented by Sabbia Gallery and Beaver Galleries.
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Level: All | Cost: $710 + $25 materials

Course Coordinator:

Cathy Franzi

Ceramic Artist | Canberra ACT

"I investigate ways in which representations of Australian flora on ceramic vessels can communicate ideas about the current environment. My initial training was in science, informing the botanical approach I take to my subject. However, it is the love of being in nature that gives me a passion for making – to find ways to express the character of each unique plant and the diversity, and fragility, of environments they inhabit."

Course Level: Beginner
Course Fee (Adult): $710
Course Fee (Child): $
Course Material Fee: $25
Course Date/s:03-Jan-2018 07-Jan-2018
Current Capacity: Open


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