Paint Your Own Pottery Café

 

 

Painting Academy Workshops - Spring / Summer 2017

 

INTRODUCTION TO CLAY COURSE

(Three sessions included) (Note change of date)

Thursday 25 May, 6.30pm - 9pm

Thursday 8 June 6.30pm - 9pm

plus one additional session at your convenience. (Adults only)

Learn how to create your own clay pieces using hand-building techniques. This Workshop teaches basic hand-building techniques to complete two fun projects. Further Workshops will be available to develop your skills.

It is a fun and educational 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:

  • Build a shaped clay clock.
  • Build a textured bowl.
  • Learn to use a slab roller.
  • Use shaping and cutting tools as well as essential techniques for working with wet clay.

Once the 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 £5 per session.

The cost is £45 inclusive of all materials, tea or coffee with biscuits, lunch and full tuition. (£40 for Clay Friends members). Booking and payment in advance are essential. Please call 01202 475000 to reserve your place. Booking closes 20 May 2017.

(Minimum numbers for each session will apply)

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