Fun with clay for would-be sculp­tors

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Rhodes as part of her art-teach­ing qual­i­fi­ca­tion. She has also spent 10 years in an aca­demic post at Wester­ford in the Western Cape, and a fur­ther 10 years in busi­ness pub­lic re­la­tions.

Her work­shop is at her home, and is un­der cover but on a deck, per­fect dur­ing sum­mer and cosy dur­ing win­ter.

Her stu­dents are placed in one of three classes: tod­dlers (Clay Play), youth (Clay Club) and adults (Clay Café), and stu­dents are al­lowed to join the class they think is most ap­pro­pri­ate to their level of skill and un­der­stand­ing.

“The tod­dlers love to play in the clay and have pro­duced some re­ally nice pieces,” Aver­buch said.

“The adult class is more so­cial, and many mem­bers seem to use it as a form of ther­apy.”

Aver­buch has a new class start­ing to­mor­row (Fri­day) and there are a few places left. So, if your cre­ative side is rest­less, why not give Cu­tie Fan­tas­tic a call on 082-841-0790 or e-mail

Pic­ture: ROB KNOWLES

SCULPTING SUC­CESS: He­len Aver­buch is be­gin­ning an­other sculp­ture class this week and still has a few places open for all would-be sculp­tors. She is pic­tured at her home stu­dio with her chil­dren Lau­ren, left, and Jack

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