Introduction to Hand Building
Hand building with clay offers endless opportunities and can be used to create a variety of forms.
In this weekend 8 hour intensive introduction course, students will be introduced to all hand building techniques, including surface decoration, and will have the opportunity of producing 3 - 5 objects, containers, vessels or sculpture of their own choice.
The course will have a maximum of 6 students, and all students will be provided with one-to-one support and group tutorial demonstrations.
The cost of this course includes a bag of clay, use of tools, and the firing and glazing of all pieces made during the workshop.
Your finished pieces will be available for collection approximately 4 weeks after the workshop.
Day 1: Pinching, coiling techniques, drape mold
Day 2: Slab Building and surface decorating (carving, stamps and strings)
No prior ceramics experience necessary.
Aprons will be provided but please wear casual clothes that can get dirty.
2 x 4 hour sessions
10 am – 2 pm Saturday 12th Oct 2019
10 am – 2 pm Sunday 13th Oct 2019
Vendor since 2018
Little Woods Studio is the open-to-the-public offshoot of the Artful Dodgers Studios, a not-for-profit art and music space providing holistic support for disadvantaged young people. All profits made from workshops held at Little Woods go towards helping fund the Artful Dodgers.
We are a welcoming and inclusive creative hub whose aim is to nurture both the flourishing of individual creative passions and the growing of connected community.