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Beginner's Ceramics | Ceramic Birds | Workshop

Beginner's Ceramics | Ceramic Birds | Workshop

Course Provider: Deiniol Williams Ceramics

Contact Name: Deiniol Williams

Telephone: 07866 266 861

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The Craft Barn
103a Station Road
SK13 1AR

Course Length: 4hours (+1 hour for lunch)

Price: £40

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Course Start Dates
Saturday 7th October 2017


LEVEL: Beginner
DATES: Saturday 7th October
TIME: 10:00am-3:00pm
COST: £40

A one-day clay modelling course at The Craft Barn in Hadfield where students will learn how to create thumb pots and the various shapes needed to create a simple ceramic bird. Students will decorate the models with underglazes and use the sgraffito technique to add details to their finished models.

All the finished models will be taken back to my studio to be glazed and fired and will be available for collection approximately 4 to 5 weeks later.

Plastic disposable aprons will be provided, however please feel free to bring your own apron - and wear suitable clothing (clay can be very messy!)

The workshop will start at 10:00am until 3:00pm with an hour for lunch. There will be places for up to 7 participants at £40 each which covers all materials and firing costs. Please be aware that full payment is required to guarantee your place on the course.

After graduating from the 3D Design course at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2005, I moved back to Wales to established a workshop on the family farm near Aberystwyth. I made wood-fired stoneware pots and made my own ash based glazes. In 2009 I relocated my practice to Glossop, a small town on the edge of the Peak District. Here, I set up a new workshop and started making earthenware tiles based on medieval designs. I still make pots and once a year I take a selection of pots down to Wales to fire in the wood-firing kiln.

What's included in the price?

All materials, equipment and tools will be provided, along with light refreshments and snacks. Plastic disposable aprons will also be provided, however please feel free to bring your own apron - and wear suitable clothing (clay can be very messy!)

*PLEASE NOTE: YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE YOUR OWN LUNCH (alternatively, there are also a couple of cafes nearby)*

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