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Introduction to Raku Ceramics in Cornwall


Duration: 2 days

Price: £190

Run by: Catherine Lucktaylor
at Lucktaylor Ceramics

07810 778362

Bejowans Business Park
St Buryan
Penzance
Cornwall
TR19 6EF

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About the Course

Join Catherine in her large rural studio in fair west Cornwall for an exciting introduction to Raku Fired Ceramics. Raku is an ancient Japanese firing technique which literally means enjoyment.
Glazed pots are removed from the kiln whilst red hot and smoked in sawdust to give the distinctive crackle effects.
Day one: You will create 6-8 hand built bowls, pots and tiles using pinching and coiling techniques.
Day two: Glaze and Raku fire your pieces ready to take home with you.

This course is suitable for beginners and those with some experience of working with clay. Small groups of no more that 6 mean that you get individual expert tuition.

Catherine has over 25 years experience of making hand built Raku fired ceramics and is a thoughtful and relaxed teacher who will ensure you have several successful Raku fired ceramics to take home at the end of the course.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials, glazes and tools are included. There will be plenty of fresh coffee and tea with cake and biscuits. Bring your own packed lunch.



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