Make and Decorate a Bowl Get Creative with Clay in 1 Afternoon

Duration: 3.5 hours (one afternoon)

Price: £65

Run by: Josie Warshaw
at Josie Warshaw Ceramics


Kingsgate Workshops Trust
110-116 Kingsgate Road. Studio 43
Greater London Clement

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About the Course

This friendly, relaxed, workshop takes place in a peaceful studio in the Kingsgate Workshops Trust building. This clay session can be treated as a one off taster or as a creative afternoon that you can repeat. Its a great way to get away from the busy world outside for a few hours. This session can be treated as a one off or something you can repeat.

By the end of this session you will have made and decorated a usable bowl (that is dishwasher proof) using the pinching and coiling method. You will be guided through the making and decorating process joining and pinching out ropes of soft clay then paring your bowl to obtain a satisfying curve.

You will then decorate your bowl with ceramic slips and oxides with your personal design.
There is guidance each step along the way with demonstrations of techniques and explanations of what comes next and why. Your bowl can be inscribed with a message and or a date and a name. A decorated bowl is an excellent celebratory gift to give to a friend or a relative, or you can use it yourself !

When you have made your bowl will be biscuit fired, then glazed and fired again on your behalf. Finished work can be posted or collected.

About the Teacher
After training at Harrow School of Art Josie Warshaw established her studio at Kingsgate Workshops Trust. Over the years she has combined her studio practice with teaching in adult educational settings including; Camberwell School of Art, Camden Arts Centre, The Architectural Association and The City Lit. Her commissioned history, techniques and technical overview, books; “The Complete Practical Potter” and “Beginners Ceramic Handbook” have been translated and sold in countries around the world and are available for purchase in a number of different languages. Josie continues to offer relaxed and friendly teaching and studio time to beginners and more advanced students at her Kingsgate studio.

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?

- Materials for making and decorating your bowl.
- An Initial biscuit firing
- Glazing carried out on your behalf
- A final glaze firing
- Tea and biscuits or fruit
- Cost does not include packing and postage (£10) if you wish for your finished bowl to be posted to you once it is fired

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A great afternoon spent with Josie, she’s very patient, a good teacher and I felt learnt a lot! Can’t wait to see the results!

- - #13002

Its' a great experience: Josie is very knowledgeable, and makes it a pleasurable and rewarding experience. It was laid back but at the end of the afternoon all of us had produced a wonderful decorated bowl, in the interesting environment of her studio.

- - #12942

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 3rd March 2018
Saturday 14th April 2018
Saturday 5th May 2018
Saturday 2nd June 2018

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