During this six week course you will use a range of handbuilding techniques including pinching, coiling, slabbing and use of press and hump moulds. You will also be able to try out wheelwork if you wish or develop your skills if you already know the basics. You can explore the many ways of using texture and decorative techniques in your work.
Week 1 – Health & safety, pinch pots, coiling and use of hump & press moulds & preparing clay for wheelwork, slabwork, adding texture
Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – continuing to use handbuilding and wheelwork techniques, adding colour with slips and glazes, and finishing pieces ready for final firing and collection.
The course runs on the following dates:-
Please, dress for outdoor play as pottery is a messy business. Bring a clean wipe-clean apron and old hand towel with you to each session.
Long nails can also get in the way of your creativity, so please do trim them.
We are delighted that Ceramic Artist Fiona Scanlan, is teaching at Sundragon again in the year. Join her class, and get to explore and play with clay. You will learn many of the techniques associated with creating objects from clay. This is also a great introduction to studio life at Sundragon, and a beginning point if you are thinking of becoming a member.
We are not able to offer refunds or exchanges for course bookings. All bookings must be made prior to course start. Sundragon Pottery reserves the right to cancel and offer a full refund if there is an insufficient number of people booked onto the course.