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Ceramics (Handbuilding)

Ceramics (Handbuilding)

Course Provider: Paula Armstrong Ceramics

Contact Name: Paula Bond

Telephone: 01954 488020

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Unit 1E, Highgate Farm
Over Road
CB24 5EU

Course Length: 10 weeks

Price: £136

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Weekly Ceramics Handbuilding Courses (10 sessions)
Mondays 10-12pm, Tuesdays 7-9pm and Thursdays 10am-12pm and 7-9pm
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.
10 weeks of expert tuition with no more than 6 people per class. Suitable for beginners through to the more experienced.

Teacher: Paula Armstrong
I have been creating contemporary ceramic sculpture for over 16 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 16 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.

What's included in the price?

Tools, materials and firings are all included.

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