Course Provider: Lucktaylor Ceramics
Contact Name: Catherine Lucktaylor
Telephone: 07810 778362
Bejowans Business Park
Course Length: 4 days
5 star rating, 1 reviewers.
Raku Ceramics Masterclass
2,3 & 5, 6 July 2018
10am - 4pm
This intensive 4 day course is an excellent introduction to hand built Raku ceramics.
Make hand built pinched and coiled pots and bowls from clay.
Benefit from tried and tested techniques to create striking raku fired ceramics.
Join Catherine Lucktaylor in her new studio in the beautiful setting of Bejowans Farm, nestled amidst the wild beauty of rural West Cornwall and discover the secret to successful Raku fired ceramics. Catherine has over 25 years of experience of working with clay and the Raku firing process. She has trained with renowned Raku potters David Roberts and David Jones and demonstrates her techniques by making alongside you, so you can see her process from start to finish.
Learn a variety of hand building and finishing techniques including burnishing and incising designs, wax resist and masking. Applying glazes, white crackle, turquoise/copper, red crackle glazes. Experiment with naked Raku and Horsehair Raku techniques.
Small groups, of no more than 8, mean more in-depth tuition and guidance to explore your own ideas.
What's included in the price?
Includes all firings and basic clay and glaze materials. Extra materials for larger pieces available at cost price. A range of tools available but you are welcome to bring your own favourite tools.
Tea, coffee and refreshments provided but please bring a packed lunch.
Also bring warm clothes and an apron or overalls.
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