Intro to Handbuilding | 6 Week Course | Ceramics Workshops | November & December 2023
This is the handbuilding foundations six week course - a crash course in handbuilding with clay and glazing! The course consists of six 2 hour sessions running weekly over of six weeks.
Week one 13/11/23
Learn the ancient technique of pinching to create a set of small pinch pots. You will have time to make around three pots and add learn a range of techniques to add texture or decoration.
Week two 20/11/23
Use hump moulds to create dinner set . You will make a set including a plate and a bowl and decorate them using the sgraffito technique.
Week three 27/11/23
You will learn to coil clay to create a vase or vessel of your choosing.
Week four 4/12/23
Build using slabs to create a pair of mugs.
Week five 11/12/23
You will learn to decorate some of the pots you have made so far using underglazes and underglaze pencils.
Week six 18/12/23
This week you will have access to various glazes to decorate the rest of your work!
The workshops are run by Hollie from Nice Pear Ceramics in her studio and are small, casual and cosy.
All materials and use of tools are included and your work will be fired and glazed ready for you to collect or be posted to you for a small fee in around 4 weeks.
Monday Evenings - 13th of November - 18th of December
Each session is 2 hours, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Studio 3, Hotwalls, Point Battery, Broad Street,
£250 per person (this includes all material and firing costs)
Please note that if you are unable to make the workshops for any reason, we will not be able to issue a refund. Please contact us if this is the case.
The workshops are held in a working studio with potential hazards such as the use of sharp tools. By booking onto a workshop you are agreeing to take full responsibility of your own health and safety, and in the event of an accident or injury assume all risks.