Brooks Ratledge on wed 28 may 03
John Calver will present a 2-day workshop at Rockingham Community College,
Wentworth, NC (about 25 miles due north of Greensboro).
Dates - Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29
Cost - $90 which includes lunches both days
Contact Person -
Marcy at MarcyM@GuilfordChildren.com>
If you are not familiar with John's work, check out the Dec. 2000 issue of
Ceramics Monthly. There is a great article and he is on the cover. This
workshop will be demonstration only - not hands on.
Michel D'Amico on wed 28 may 03
I went to John's workshop at Sierra Nevada College last summer and he's great. His
work is beautiful and he's got all kinds of neat tricks up his sleeve. John's also
a delightful and funny person.
Brooks Ratledge wrote:
> John Calver will present a 2-day workshop at Rockingham Community College,
> Wentworth, NC (about 25 miles due north of Greensboro).
> Dates - Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29
> Cost - $90 which includes lunches both days
> Contact Person -
> Marcy at MarcyM@GuilfordChildren.com>
> If you are not familiar with John's work, check out the Dec. 2000 issue of
> Ceramics Monthly. There is a great article and he is on the cover. This
> workshop will be demonstration only - not hands on.
> Patricia Harden
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Patricia Harden on sat 11 sep 04
John Calver Workshop
Sponsored by Carolina Clay Guild
October 6 - 10
Rockingham Community College, Wentworth, NC (app. 22 miles due north of
Come for the full five days * have your own wheel and receive personal
instruction from a master potter.
Full Workshop (hands on participation)
$200 CCG Members
Or, sign up for a day or two or three depending on your interest/schedule.
Day registrations are for
One Day Registrations
$25 - CG Members
$35 - Non-Members
5 Day Workshop Program
Throwing plates, cutting rims, decorating with profiles, ribs, fabric, combs
and by chattering. Throwing flat oval, and flat rectangular dishes, handles
made from coils. Making simple bamboo profile tools.
Throwing square and hexagonal dishes with handles from wire loop tools and
various feet made from coils. Slip decoration by sponging, trailing, and
paper resist. Throwing and constructing soap dishes. Making sponge stamps
and wire loop tools.
Throwing an oval asymmetric jug. Throwing and constructing a goblet. Slides
showing the development of John's work. Bisque firing.
Glazing and packing the gas kiln. Throwing and assembling a candle holder.
Throwing a bottle, decoration with facets, rollers, and inlaid chatter.
Throwing bowls deeply spiraled and from an uncentered block of clay. Firing
the gas kiln.
When: Wednesday, October 6 through
Sunday, October 10
Where: Rockingham Community College Lunch: Bring your own
Mail registration and payment to: Carolina Clay Guild, PO Box 5656,
Greensboro, NC, 27435
City_____________________ State _________ Zip Code __________________
Full Workshop - CG Member Non-Member
Day Registration - CG Member Non-Member
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
For more information on the workshop call or email Pat Harden: RCC
For more information on John Calver visit: www.studiopottery.co.uk
For more information on Carolina Clay Guild, visit our website: