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Hand building with clay, creating form looking at surface texture and colour.

Hand building with clay, creating form looking at surface texture and colour.

Course Provider: Jenny Wightwick Ceramics

Contact Name: Jenny Wightwick

Telephone: 01903 815127

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Sussex Place
Horsebridge Common
West Sussex
BN44 3AL

Course Length: 3 hour workshop

Price: £75

5 star rating, 1 reviewers.

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


The ceramic hand building with clay workshops can be flexible and tailor-made to suit your requirements.
This beginners course will take the format one three hour workshop, the work will be fired and glazed by Jenny and will be ready for collection 2 weeks later.

Jenny gained a 3 Dimensional Design BA (Hons) from Manchester Art and Design School in 2013. She now lives in West Sussex and teaches various ceramic techniques from her studio in her garden.

The courses focus on slab rolling, using press moulds to make forms and various textured surface techniques. Colour is applied in the form of slips before firing or glazes after.

An apron/ old shirt is necessary to protect clothing.
There will be a brief demonstration of slab rolling, application to a mould and various textured surface techniques and application of colour in the form of slips and addition of glazes.

What's included in the price?

All equipment and tools are supplied with a small fee for clay and firings, to cover costs.

Want to review this course?

Excellent day, I took a friend to Jenny's class as a birthday treat and we had a fabulous day.
Jenny is very warm and welcoming and great at explaining the finer points.
It was such a relaxing experience as we were able to let our imagination take over, guided by jenny at difficult stages.

We then sat down to the most wonderful lunch at the artisan bakery, well worth a visit.

This is a class i would love to do again as i have so many new ideas, if you want quality time with a great teacher then look no further.


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