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CLAY COURSE: Pottery with Glaze Focus (10 weeks)

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Friday daytime adult class with a focus on understanding glazes.

Dates: 21 January – 1 April (Half term: 25 February)
Times: 10.30am – 1.30pm

Tutor: Mirka Golden-Hann

This is an ideal class for those ceramics and pottery students, beginners and more advanced who, whilst engaging in clay making, also wish to gain a deeper understanding of how ceramic glazes work. As well as covering many hand-building methods and throwing on the potters wheel, this course will include an element of glaze experimentation and development.

CLAY COURSE: Thursday Evening Pottery Class (10 weeks)

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Thursday evening adult pottery class. Sign up for ten weeks of tuition with tutor Andy Glass.

Dates: from 20 January – 31 March 2022 (Half term: 24 February)
Times: 6pm- 9pm

Tutor: Andy Glass

These regular sessions are the ideal opportunity for ceramics and pottery beginners and intermediate students wanting to become familiar with or improve their clay making skills. We believe that the relaxed, friendly, and peaceful atmosphere is an ideal environment for creative learning. This weekly class led by an experienced ceramics practitioner is designed to nurture everyone’s individual creativity and further each person’s skills at their own pace. You will be able to cover hand building techniques such as pinch-pot making, coiling, slab building as well as work on the potters wheel.

CLAY COURSE: How to Fire Your Kiln (Emerging potters)

From potters to potters – Specialist Topical Courses

How to fire your kiln

Cost: £65

Tutor: Andy Glass

Introducing practice – Q and A session with Andy Glass about firing your electric kiln. This session is designed to empower all emerging potters to use their electric kilns well. It will cover firing temperatures and schedules, tips on what to do and what to avoid doing.

CLAY COURSE: Glaze & Paint Your Christmas Decorations (Family)

MESSY MAKERS SATURDAYS – Clay sessions for children and their adults to come and create together

Glaze and Paint Your Christmas Tree Decorations

Tutor: Bridget Timoney In these sessions you will be invited to glaze and decorate your Christmas decorations and if you have missed out this will be your chance to make some.

CLAY COURSE: Glaze & Paint Your Christmas Decorations (Family)

MESSY MAKERS SATURDAYS – Clay sessions for children and their adults to come and create together

Glaze and Paint Your Christmas Tree Decorations

Tutor: Bridget Timoney In these sessions you will be invited to glaze and decorate your Christmas decorations and if you have missed out this will be your chance to make some.

CLAY COURSE: Sealife Sculpture Workshop (family)

MESSY MAKERS SATURDAYS – Clay sessions for children and their adults to come and create together

Family Sculpture Workshop: Fish, Dolphins and other Marine Mammals

Tutor: Finn Bush A chance to sculpt balanced streamline shapes and explore the unique character and limitless movement of life under the waves. Then bring life to this sculpture using coloured slips to decorate with realism or playful decorative patterns. Finally you sculpture will be clear glazed to bring the aquatic glossy shine to your streamlined sculpture

CLAY COURSE: Sealife Sculpture Workshop (family)

MESSY MAKERS SATURDAYS – Clay sessions for children and their adults to come and create together

Family Sculpture Workshop: Fish, Dolphins and other Marine Mammals

Tutor: Finn Bush A chance to sculpt balanced streamline shapes and explore the unique character and limitless movement of life under the waves. Then bring life to this sculpture using coloured slips to decorate with realism or playful decorative patterns. Finally you sculpture will be clear glazed to bring the aquatic glossy shine to your streamlined sculpture

CLAY COURSE: Make Christmas Tree Decorations (Family)

MESSY MAKERS SATURDAYS – Clay sessions for children and their adults to come and create together

Make Christmas Tree Decorations

Date: Saturday 6 November Tutor: Bridget Timoney Decorative traditions from around the world collide with brightly coloured and infinitely patterned shapes. A wide range of different decorative methods for you to choose from to create clay christmas decorations, light enough to hang from a branch and beautiful enough to charm the eye. Use scaffiito, imprint, miniature sculpture, cutters and collage resist methods to add beauty to clay base shapes.

CLAY COURSE: Saturday Family Potter’s Wheel (family)

MESSY MAKERS SATURDAYS – Clay sessions for children and their adults to come and create together

Saturday Family Potter’s Wheel

Date: Saturday 23 October

Tutor: Bridget Timoney

This is an opportunity for the whole family to see how you get on with the potter’s wheel.

CLAY COURSE: Saturday Family Potter’s Wheel (Family)

MESSY MAKERS SATURDAYS – Clay sessions for children and their adults to come and create together

Saturday Family Potter’s Wheel

Date: Saturday 23 October

Tutor: Bridget Timoney

This is an opportunity for the whole family to see how you get on with the potter’s wheel.