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Ceramics (handbuilding)


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Weekly Ceramics Hand building Courses (5 sessions):
- Mondays 10-12pm, Wednesdays 10-12pm, Thursdays 10am-12pm and Fridays 10-12pm.
- Family/Children's class Sundays 10-12pm.

A chance to learn how to build your imagination in clay using all hand building techniques including modelling, coiling, slab building and pinch pots. Working in stoneware clay students will draw inspiration from a subject matter first chosen by the course leader then their own subject(s).

The course is flexible and will be delivered in a way that best suits the students and time available to ensure an enjoyable and fulfilling experience.

5 weeks of expert tuition with no more than 4 people per class in my studio with COVID safe procedures in place. Suitable for beginners through to the more experienced.

Teacher: Paula Armstrong
I have been creating contemporary ceramic sculpture for over 20 years calling on inspiration from a wide variety of sources including gargoyles, African sculpture, sci-fi and organic forms. I enjoy the challenge of creating finely balanced pieces and delight when my work has impact involving the viewer. Each piece is individually hand-built, most often in stoneware clay.

My professional background has combined 20 years as a professional artist, exhibiting, curating, working to commission and teaching across the UK, with working in local authority, voluntary and community sectors. I have taught regular classes in ceramic art and painting and drawing, as well as drop-in craft workshops, lantern-making, and community art workshops.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Tools, materials and firings are all included.


Paula Bond at Paula Armstrong Ceramics
5 Rookery Place
PE28 9LZ
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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5 weeks (10:00am to 12:00pm)

Next available date

25th October 2020

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