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Hand Building Master Class
June 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$600
10 Week Intensive Course Beginning Tuesday June 2nd 6 – 9 pm
In this Master Class you will learn all of the main pottery hand building techniques!
You will learn slab building, pinch potting, coiling and slip casting in this course. As you develop your skills the complexity of the work increases. By the end of the course you will be amazed at how far you have come in in you skills and finesse. The work you make is laid out in the course structure, however we fully encourage you to think outside the square and develop your own style!
You will also be introduced to some basic decoration techniques and take home lots of pieces and work you will be proud of!
- Introduction to clay
- Handling, recycling
- Getting around the studio and OH&S
- Or, setting up a work space at home
- Rolling clay by hand and slab roller
- Using texture
- Japanese press plates
- Free form platters
- Joined plates
- Using coloured slip and sgraffito
- Pinch Pots
- Begin the tea set
- Consider design and decoration
- Consider glaze effects
- Complete the tea set
- Make tea spoons
- Make serving spoons
- Glazing basics
- Make a mug set
- Slab build a small jewellery box
- Pinch pot a small box
- Coil build a planter
- Sculpt a figurine or small bust
- Advanced slab building project
- You choose your project
- Introduction to Porcelain jewelry
- Finishing Work
- Individual Studio Bookings to:
Everything you need is supplied in this Master Class! All materials, online learning support, a set of tools to keep, firings and more. Materials will be supplied in take home kits. Drop your work off for firing. Book individual sessions in the Studio at a time that suits you to glaze your work (normally $30 however you have free access to Open Studio while you are finishing all of your work and up to 3 months from the start of the course).
During COVID restrictions we have a class size of 6 people with plenty of space in the studio to practice social distancing. Please bring your own hand towel.