Clay Online : Slab Built Forms

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Description

Slab-Building: create geometric & curved forms from clay sheets

This two-part introduction online , running over two consecutive weeks, will introduce you to Slab-Building.

We will start with simple cubes and cylinders, using butting up joints, and progress to more complex geometric shapes, learning how to cut bevelled (angled) edges.

You will need to provide your own materials, tools and equipment (you can order these from us ahead or use your own supplies!)

We will look at planning your designs, rolling out and cutting the tiles to size and, most importantly, tips and techniques to keep your tiles nice and flat.

You will need to provide your own materials, tools and equipment
(*you can order these from us ahead from craft courses or use your own supplies)
Order CLAY B17C 3kg, plus
TTKITCL01 Clay Starter Kit, TTKITCL02 Full Clay Starter Kit or TTKITCL03 Clay Rolling Kit .


There are optional additional sessions on Carving Clay and various Decorating Methods that could compliment this session.

If you are local, ask us about our kiln firing service and see our ceramic supplies*, using our no-contact drop-off and collection box.

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?

Google Meet- set-up instructions supplied

Book early to avoid disappointment.

What you will need

Paper
Pencil
Clay (you could use air drying clay if you don't have the facility to fire your tiles)
A wooden board or smooth cotton fabric and hard surface to roll on to
Wooden Rolling Pin and Roller Guides (6mm thick pair)
Cutters or Templates in the following shapes:
*Circle or Oval
*Square or Rectangle
*Triangle or Diamond
*Heart or Simple Flower
*Star or Hexagon or Octagon
Straight edge/Ruler
Ruler/Tape measure
Potters Knife
Serrated Kidney or Cocktail Stick
Several flat wooden boards
Large Bin Bag or Plastic Sheet
Newspaper
Hairdryer or Heat Gun
Old Paint Brush/ Toothbrush (for clay joining slip) and a pot of water

Also Useful but Not Essential:
Set Square, Protractor, Masking Tape, Bevel Cutter Tool, Rectangular Steel

Maker

Emma Jayne Robertson at EJaRt Creative

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Fathers Day
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Mothers Day
  • Pet lovers
  • Romantic
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Spooky
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

2 mornings (10:30am to 12:30pm)

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Reviews

In-person course
Robert Fry - - #30696

Great fun and really addictive! Really pleased with the mugs I made. Excellent and patient teacher too.

Response from EJaRt Creative:

Very pleased that you enjoyed your sessions! The mugs have turned out great! Hope to see you back to create more masterpieces 😊

In-person course
ANH - - #28759

These are excellent workshops run in such pleasant surroundings . Emma explains everything so well and with great patience. This is a great hobby for men and women and the small friendly groups enable you to be inspired by others and let your creativity flow. We are now all hooked and return regularly to make either a piece Emma has suggested in order to stretch our skills or we can choose that unique something we really want to make for ourselves, under her expert guidance.

In-person course
C R - - #28758

An excellent workshop in beautiful surroundings. I am now hooked and learning more and more.
Thoroughly recommended

Response from EJaRt Creative:

Glad you enjoyed these workshops. So much more to teach you so hope you come again soon.

In-person course
Sam - - #27160

A wonderful workshop and really enjoyed by all. We all came with our own ideas and made different things under the instruction of Emma Jayne. Would recommend this as a very enjoyable session . We will be coming again soon for sure.

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