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Raku Ceramics Masterclass

Raku Ceramics Masterclass

Course Provider: Lucktaylor Ceramics

Contact Name: Catherine Lucktaylor

Telephone: 07810 778362

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Address:
Bejowans Business Park
St Buryan
Penzance
Cornwall
TR19 6EF

Course Length: 4 days

Price: £420

5 star rating, 1 reviewers.

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Course Start Dates
Monday 2nd July 2018

Description:

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.


Want to review this course?

Catherine Lucktaylor gives a very informative and friendly course on Raku making and firing.
She is a good instructor with a great knowledge of the subject and is able to make us feel both competant and creative.

Catherine is a welcoming and a warm person to work with.
Highly recommended.

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