Thursday 19 April and Thursday 3 May 2018,
6.30pm-9.30pm (Course Full)
Two hand building sessions plus one additional
painting session at your convenience.
Learn how to create your unique
handmade pottery pieces from wet clay using hand-building techniques. This Workshop teaches
basic hand-building techniques to complete two fun projects:-
* Medium bowl - create a
slump bowl using a slab roller. Various options are
available including embossed patterns use of rollers and stamps,
use of press tools to create, indented patterns and raised
flowers, leaves, moon and stars, beach items, butterflies, etc.
or simply create your own shape and design.
Clock - using the one
of our stock templates (or your own design or computer printout
of a shape) make a lovely piece for your wall. Using
etching tools, press tools, different paints and glazes - you
will have a timepiece to stun your friends and family.
Further Workshops will be available to develop your skills.
It is a fun and
session and the techniques taught can be adapted for future hand-building
projects in the Studio, No previous experience is
necessary. The Workshop is aimed at adults only.
The first set of Workshops will
teach you how to:
- How to roll and wedge clay.
- Create items from wet clay
to form in this instance a unique bowl and working clock
- Learn to use a slab roller.
- Use shaping and cutting tools as well as
essential techniques for working with wet clay.
building has been completed, the pieces are left to dry out and
then fired to bisque condition ready for painting during your
third session. Should you require further painting sessions
these are charged at £4.50*.
*Complimentary for Clay Friends
The cost is £45 inclusive of all
materials and full tuition. (10% discount for Clay Friends
members). Places are limited so advance booking and payment are
Book on-line at Eventbrite. Clay Friends members should book
direct at The Clay Studio to claim your discount. Please ensure
we have your e-mail address as information will be sent prior to
the first session as some advance preparation will be necessary. Booking closes one week before the first session.
(Minimum numbers for each
session will apply)
Some of the completed pieces from our
Spring 2017 course