Come get your hands dirty in this introductry workshop where you will learn how to make ceramic planters with Melbourne Ceramist Laureen Lansdown from Lavallier Emporium. Create either hanging or freestanding planters that can be used to make your own little garden paradise! You will learn basic hand building, pinch potting and slab construction, as well as a range of decoration techniques, to create 2 - 3 custom planters.
Note: At the end of the workshop, all your creations will be taken off for firing in Laureen’s kiln, and will be ready for collection from Work-Shop in 2-3 weeks (or as advised).
ABOUT LAUREEN LANSDOWN FROM LAVALLIER EMPORIUM
After studying at the Victorian College of the Arts and exhibiting in galleries throughout Melbourne, Laureen began to explore the tactile and structural qualities of ceramics. From this establishing a creative practice Lavallier Emporium producing functional homewares and jewellery. She uses the inspiration of decadence and natural forms to create functional homewares. Her wares are stocked throughout Australia and have been featured in magazines and used by food stylist throughout Australia. Laureen has also taught as a Secondary Art teacher and enjoys imparting her creative knowledge to others.