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Wild Women and Green Men Clay Sculpture

Wild Women and Green Men Clay Sculpture

Address:
Rockingham Forest Trust
Stanwick Lakes
Stanwick
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire
NN9 6GY

Course Length: 2 days

Price: £130

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Course Start Dates
Saturday 30th September 2017

Description:

Learn to make a Green Man or Wild Woman sculpture! Our two day ceramic sculpture course is the perfect introduction to one of the oldest crafts known.

During the weekend, you will learn the traditional skills necessary to make a ceramic sculpture that makes a lovely piece of art. Working with white earthenware clay, you will discover how to hand build the face and features and join clay to create a Green Man or Wild Woman before adding further decoration and then glazing techniques before your piece is fired in the kiln. (Please note that the bowls will be taken away for firing and then returned to Stanwick Lakes for collection. If you are unable to come back and collect your work we will post it to you at an additional cost of approximately £10.)

The course will be run by Lisa Igo, professional ceramic artist and qualified teacher who studied at the University of Northampton.

What's included in the price?

The group size is limited to 6 people so that each person is provided with all the support and help they need during the day. The course fee covers tuition, materials and tools as well as slip and glaze and finally firing. All we ask of you is to bring your own supply of enthusiasm and a packed lunch! (we provide tea and coffee during the courses). There is also a great cafe on site.

This course starts at 9.30am each day and finishes at approximately 4pm. The building will be open from 9.15am so please arrive ready to start on time. The Craft Centre is the wooden barn with two chimneys, next to the dry stone walls. It is easily visible from the car park. Free exit car parking tickets will be given out at the end of each day.


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