During this 9 week class you will get to create and complete up to 6 different projects where you will learn about and use a variety of different techniques.
Burnished Pebble – You will design and create a burnished pebble using smooth terracotta clay and slip, You will learn the pinch pot technique and your pebble will have a smoke fire finish
Coiled Pot – You will design and create a decorated bowl using an Earthstone clay and slips. You will learn about the coil and paper resist techniques and your bowl will be finished with and earthenware glaze
Freestyle Sculpture – To make this you will be using rough crank clay and use a coil and slab technique with texture. Your finished sculpture will have an oxide and stoneware firing.
Press Mould Dish – You will be designing and creating your dish using Earthstone clay and learn the hand rolling and press mould techniques. Once fired you can paint your design onto your dish using watercolours or poster paints. Your finished dish will have an earthenware glaze
Vase – Your design will be created with Earthstone clay using the soft slabbing technique. You will imprint your decoration using various forms of media e.g.lace or wallpaper. Your completed vase will have a stoneware glaze
Box – Using Earthstone clay you will use the hard slabbing technique to create your box
The dates for this class are: 29 April, 6, 13 May, 3, 10, 17, 24 June and 1, 8 July (Small charge for materials to be made payable to the instructor during class).