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Ceramics class – hand building

Two ceramics classes new to the program – Monday evening 7-9pm and Thursday morning 10-12noon.

ceramic class handbuilding

The ceramics hand building class is led by Lorna MacKay and allows you to dive into art and forgot about the day.

All levels of ability, art classes are held in groups of max. 10

Discover the basics of ceramic design in the 2-hour ceramic hand building class. This ceramic classes is for anybody who wants to discover their artistic side or develop existing skills in ceramics. All levels are welcome, no previous experience is required.

Several hand-building techniques will be demonstrated, including slab-building, coil building and pinch-building. Students will be encouraged to explore these techniques, guided by their individual vision for the work they wish to produce.

Through this journey from conception to completion you will learn:

  • Properties of clay
  • Preparation of clay
  • Techniques of pinching, coiling & slap building
  • Application of coloured slips

Course start date and cost – please check course calendar for details.

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