Ceramic Raku Workshops - Joy Gibbs Price Ceramics


Duration: 2 Saturday afternoons

Price: £50

Run by: Joy Gibbs Price Ceramics

Contact: Joy Gibbs Price

07842114145
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Grapevine Studios, Grendon Lodge
Main Street, Mattersey
Retford
Nottinghamshire
DN10 5DZ

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About the Course

Raku ware is a type of Japanese pottery traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies, most often in the form of chawan tea bowls.

Raku Firing is a process in which ceramic work is removed from the kiln at bright red heat and subjected to post-firing reduction (or smoking) by being placed in containers of combustible materials, which blackens raw clay and causes crazing in the glaze surface. This Western raku firing process has a huge draw for many potters because of its excitement and unpredictability.

In the two Saturday Afternoon sessions you will make 3/4 ceramic pieces by hand on the first session using a hand building technique and on the second session you will decorate the bowls with Raku Glazes and fire them.

Your pieces will be ready to take home at the end of the second session.

The ticket price covers both sessions

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

You will make up to 3 pieces that we will glaze and fire in the second session.
The price includes clay, glazes and firing

We offer an online paypal payment service - just get in touch to book your place and we will send you the link.



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A mass of knowledge bestowed with endless patience and skill. Great course, fab things to take home.

- - #10681

A fun and informative introduction to Raku pottery. Very enjoyable would definitely recommend.

- - #10483

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


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