Starts in 3 Hours, 42 Minutes
June 28, 2017 10:00 - 12:30
Level: Beginners and upwards
Tutor: Karen Raithby
Workshop Dates and Times:
This is a 5 week course beginning Wednesday 7 June and running up to and including Wednesday 5 July
10am – 12.30pm
Cost: £125 for the full 5 weeks per person including all materials, tools and tea / coffee.
About the Course:
This course offers an introduction to working with clay. Participants will learn basic hand building techniques and explore surface texturing to enable them to produce 5 beautiful pieces of work.
Participants will learn about and use different types of clay as well as gaining knowledge of the technical side of the ceramic process.
Week 1 – Pinch pots – incorporating sculpture and clay manipulation.
Week 2 – Tile making – including surface decoration techniques.
Week 3 – Slab work – working with soft and leather hard clay.
Week 4 – Coiling – structure and the imagination.
Week 5 – Working with press moulds.
All work will be dried , fired, glazed and returned within 2 weeks of the final session
Karen is an experienced potter who enjoys leading workshops and giving others a chance to be creative with clay. The workshops cover a wide range of subject matter and can accommodate all ages and abilities. The sessions are designed to give an opportunity to learn basic techniques whilst enjoying the creation of unique objects to keep. You can read more about Karen and her pottery here http://www.pentanglepottery.com/.
To book a place on this or any of our other workshops, call in to our shop or telephone 01652 657256. Please note, to ensure your place is secured on any of our workshops, we ask that payment is made in full at the point of booking.