Duration: 1 day
Date: Sunday 22nd July 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm (6hrs)
Price: £120 per person
Teacher: Alex Allday
Max 8 people
This course, which will be run by experienced ceramic artist Alex Allday, will enable you to challenge your creativity in a fun and stimulating environment and equip you with a variety of different skills and techniques within slip casting and surface design.
This 1 day course will enable you to learn the process of slip casting using plaster moulds to cast your own tealight/pot and the variety of surface decoration techniques and processes to apply to each of your slip casted pots. You will also be taught how to fettle and clean up your finished pots ready for them to be fired.
During the course you will gain skills and knowledge in:
- Introduction to the slip casting process using pre made plaster moulds.
- Slip cast your own tealights/ pots using porcelain slip – you will be able to cast 4 pieces.
There will be demonstrations of various different surface decoration techniques and processes such as:
- Hand painting
- Relief and creating different textures
- Using coloured slips and stains
You’ll will also have the opportunity to sketch and draw your own designs before applying them straight onto your pots by practicing different techniques onto prepared handmade tiles.
Alex will supply lots of different imagery to use as inspiration for your surface decoration designs and you are also welcome to bring along your own imagery and items to use as sources of inspiration.
When you are happy with your decorated pots you will be shown how to fettle and clean up your pieces ready to be fired.
At the end of the course you will have up to 4 pots that will be glazed and fired, which will be ready for you to collect at a later date.
There are a maximum of 8 places available with basic materials, tools and lunch provided.
The price for a 1 day slip casting & surface decorating course is £120 per person
Alex Allday is a Ceramic and Surface Pattern Designer who produces decorative ceramic wares with distinctive surface pattern details and qualities. Inspired by the fusion of traditional patterns and styles, her work combines the use of traditional handcrafted and digitally produced techniques and processes to create a range of diverse surface pattern designs for commercial and limited edition products.
CANCELLATION BY YOU:
Should you need to cancel your booking your cancellation must be received in writing at least 14 days prior to the event. A full refund will be made of any fees paid. We are unable to process a refund for cancellations received less than 14 days prior to the event.
CANCELLATION BY US:
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