Beginners Ceramics Short Course • April 2022

£155.00

Six week ceramics course

May/June 2022

Tuesdays at 10am to 1pm or 6pm to 9pm

 

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Description

This 6 week ceramics course offers people the opportunity to explore working with clay. The sessions are suitable for all skill levels, so if you are a beginner or a practicing maker wanting to develop your ceramic knowledge. Each week Imogen will demonstrate from a range of hand building techniques including slab, pinch and coil – wheel throwing plus surface design methods. The final week we will share in a Raku firing!

You will learn;

Introduction to clay types – firing – glazing | Pinch & Kurinuki technique | Throwing on the potters wheel | Slab ware & surface decoration | Raku firing

This will enable you to develop a personal design led project, whether you want to make large sculptural work or tableware. Completed work will be glazed and fired, ready for collection around 6 weeks from the end of the course (or can be posted for p&p costs).

Class sizes are small and friendly with six students. You’ll receive support with ideas and processes throughout. Materials and firing for six pots included, plus complimentary refreshments.

 

Dates

2022:  April 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May 3rd, 9th

Fee

The price (of £155) per person includes tuition, and materials & kiln firing for up to six pieces of pottery. Additional materials can be purchased on the day if required.

Venue

Moon Studio Ceramics, Hawthorn Farm Buildings, Lyndhurst Road, Christchurch,
Dorset BH23 7AB
– The studio is in a converted barn and our toilet is a cabin across the yard. Unfortunately we don’t currently have baby changing or wheel chair access.
– It’s easiest by car and there is free parking onsite. Alternatively it’s a short taxi ride form either Hinton Admiral or Christchurch train station.

Additional information

Time

10am, 6pm