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Instructors 2019

Curtis Benzle
Tony Clennell
John Colbeck
Eddie Curtis
Lisa Ehrich
Dorothy Feibleman
Alessandro Gallo
Carol Gouthro
Mette Maya Gregersen
Simon Levin
Sandy Lockwood
Brenda Mc Mahon
Donna Polseno
Lisa Reinertson
Marcia Selsor
Ellen Shankin
Liz Summerfield
Luca Tripaldi
Tip Toland
Lucia Zucconi



 


18.2019 Spring throwing marathon
Franco Rampi www.francorampi.it
April 28th – May 4th, 2019

Throwing. For all

This is a classic workshop with focussed training for consistent progress in throwing.
It will consists of a five days throwing section with the inclusion of basic techniques for completing some of the work like trimming, pulling handles, addition of feet, etc. On the wheel we'll be defining techniques, pulling and pushing clay, altering forms, cutting and adding clay. Round pots, oval pots, square pots. Handles, spouts, lids, wings and horns. There will not be any firing which brings much freedpm in the approach to the wheel. Spring in Tuscany will be an explosion of energy. Be part of it!

Cost for Throwing marathon: € 950
Deposit: € 400
The workshop fee includes:
tuition (class is 6/7 hours per day with 12 hours studio time)
materials
lodging in double room; single room on request at extra cost of € 200
welcome dinner
welcome breakfast
a freshly prepared Tuscan lunch with wine on the working days


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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 also collaborating with La Meridiana for five years, mainly assisting John Colbeck in throwing courses.www.francorampi.it










 
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