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Ceramics (Handbuilding)

Duration: 10 weeks

Price: £145

Run by: Paula Bond
at Paula Armstrong Ceramics

Unit 1E, Highgate Farm
Over Road
CB24 5EU

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About the Course

Weekly Ceramics Handbuilding Courses (10 sessions)
Mondays 10-12pm, Tuesdays 7-9pm and Thursdays 10am-12pm and 7-9pm.
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.
10 weeks of expert tuition with no more than 8 people per class. 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 booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Tools, materials and firings are all included.

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Course Start Dates

Monday 16th September 2019
Monday 13th January 2020
  • Child friendly
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Disabled access
  • Evenings
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends