Garden Planters and Lanterns

Garden Planters and Lanterns
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Description

With Spring approaching, now is the time to start thinking about the garden. During this workshop you will be able to make a lantern for use in the garden together with a pair of eye-catching planters. Debbie will start the day by showing some examples of garden lanterns and planters and will demonstrate the slab rolling, drawing and using a template and joining techniques. Once you have decided which shape to make, you’ll be off and raring to go. Debbie will also show you how to add texture for decoration. During the afternoon, you will be able to choose which colour glaze you would like for your work.

The pots will be left with Debbie for firing and glazing and will be available for collection from Micklem’s Farm approx 4-5 weeks following the course. The cost of the clay, glazes and firings is not included in the course fee; the approximate cost for these will be £30, payable to the tutor during the workshop.

What to bring:

An apron

Pencil & paper

Debbie suggests you have short nails as longer nails can make working with clay just that little bit harder. Please treat your hands to a good quality handcream, as clay is very drying on the hands.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Included on the day:

Any other materials not specified for the students to bring

Expert tuition

1 to 1 guidance

Detailed demonstrations

A selection of tea, freshly brewed coffee, biscuits and delicious cakes

And of course you take your wonderful creations from the day. If you share any photographs of your day here and/or your finished work, we’d love to see them.

Terms - Fee is payable on booking. We reserve the right to cancel a workshop up to 48 hours prior to the workshop date. We will only cancel due to insufficient places sold and you will be refunded the full amount paid.

Contact

Lauren Millbank at Micklems Farm Creative Workshops
Micklems Farmhouse
Knowl Hill
Reading
Berkshire
RG10 9YD

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
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