Course Provider: Deiniol Williams Ceramics
Contact Name: Deiniol Williams
Telephone: 07866 266 861
The Craft Barn
103a Station Road
Course Length: 6hours (split over 2 days)
5 star rating, 1 reviewers.
We will be running a course where participants will make a small selection of ceramic flowers. These ceramic flowers are designed to fit onto bamboo cane or can be permanently fixed onto metal rods (included as part of the cost) so that they can be placed out in the garden and provide all year-round colour!
Participants will get to work with slab clay, along with some clay modelling and work with underglaze colour decoration. All the finished work will be taken back to my studio to be glazed and fired to stoneware which will render the flowers frost-proof, and will be available for collection approximately 4 to 5 weeks later.
The course is run over a weekend at the Craft Barn in Hadfield. There will be space for up to 7 participants at a cost of £60 each. All materials and aprons will be provided, along with a variety of refreshments.
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!).
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