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Instructors 2018

Adrian Arleo
Antoinette Badenhurst
Curtis Benzle
John Colbeck
Maria Geszler- Garzuly
Kate & Will Jacobson
Susan Nemeth
Richard Phethean
Franco Rampi
Ellen Shankin
Ken Shipley
John Shirley
Luca Tripaldi
Sharon Warrington
Lucia Zucconi



 


01 Throwing Marathon
One more ton of clay to be centred!
Franco Rampi - www.francorampi.it
January 2nd – 6th 2018

Throwing. For all

To celebrate the new year we offer again a four days marathon for all those suffering throwing abstinence !  A “non stop round the clock” practise on the wheel with unlimited clay and loads of enthusiasm! Defining techniques, pulling and pushing, altering, cutting and adding. Round pots, oval pots, square pots. Handles, spouts, wings and horns all with plenty of Chianti to keep warm from the January cold. No biscuit or any type of firing included.

Programme
January 2:        Arrival between 1 and 3 pm. Start workshop in the afternoon
January 3 – 5:  Full day workshop
January 6:        Finish workshop by 12:30.


Cost: € 680
The workshop fee includes:

- tuition (class is 6/7 hours per day with 12 hours studio time)
- lodging in double room with shared bathroom facilities; single room on request at extra cost of € 120
- shared cooking facilities
- welcome dinner
- welcome breakfast
- a freshly prepared Tuscan lunch with wine on the working days
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Final dinner

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La MeridianaFranco Rampi was born in Domodossola. He started working as a potter in 1981. After an apprenticeship in England and a cycle of studies in Italy he opened his own studio in Tuscany.
He produces both functional objects in small series and one off pieces. He works mainly in stoneware, whilst continuing his research on clays, slips and forms.
For ten years he has been teaching and collaborating with La Meridiana, and assisting John Colbeck in throwing and long term courses.www.francorampi.it






 
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