Potters Market in Rondebosch this weekend

Saturday 21st March 2015.

Entrance is free… Open all day, but arrive early to see the full variety before stalls sell out.

Where: corner of Campground and Sanddown, 7708 Cape Town, Western Cape

There is a playground in the corner to keep te kids busy, and food stalls if you want to make an outing of it.

Please feel free to reply with your thoughts about it, specially your favourites.

Enjoy!

Nada Spencer: Cape Town Ceramicist

Nada Spencer is a Cape Town ceramicist who works in a variety of clays. She creates a lot of porcelain slab work, stone ware, loves the beautiful warm tones of earthenware, and also does some slip casting which gets hand etched.

Setting up for the potters market

Setting up for the potters market

Each piece is subtly unique, but fitting within a family of design, acknowledging both her design training, and her personality. Bowls, platters, beads, pendants, sculptures; the forms are more varied than the clays and techniques she uses. Etching, carving, drawing, painting, dipping etc; the decorating techniques as varied again.

The reason for all this variety is simple. Nada gets bored with repetition and needs to have variety to continue being creative. She said this potential for variety and the ability to “form my own canvas” were what attracted her to ceramics in the first place.

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