Monday, 16 February 2015

New workshops dates March/April 2015


Well lets get down to it, do you want to come and play with clay, develop a new skill or further develop or refresh an old one with this beautiful, versatile material? yes? well there are a number of options that I can offer from the luxurious silky smooth porcelain to the more robust and gritty stoneware workshops. I love clay can you tell and I want to share my passion for it so how about a few one day stand alone workshops at Higherford Mill in March/April so you can come and play too? 


Beginners Porcelain 14th March at Higherford Mill
Guide lines for the day

9.30 - 10 am introductions tea, coffee etc
10-12 noon Demonstrations of how to roll out porcelain, join clay to clay etc
Create textured clay to use in construction of tealights, vases etc  
12-1pm lunch 
1-4 pm construction of vases and vessels in porcelain 
Decorate with underglazes etc

Suitable for beginners and intermediate to explore porcelain and its uses 
developing your skills furthering your creativity.



Creature Creations 28th March at Higherford Mill
Guidelines for the day 

9.30 - 10 am introductions tea, coffee etc
10-12 noon demonstrations of techniques and playing with textures etc
12-1pm lunch
1-4 pm Construction and decoration with underglazes etc to finish the pieces made

Suitable for beginners and intermediate skills to help develop new or further your own skills. Come and have a play in this very forgiving material Earthstone handbuilding stoneware.


Beginners/intermediate Porcelain 11th April at Higherford Mill
Guidelines to the day 

9.30 - 10 am introductions tea, coffee etc
10-12 noon Demonstrations of how to roll out porcelain, join clay to clay etc refresher
Create textured clay to use in construction of tealights, vases etc  
12-1pm lunch 
1-4 pm construction of vases and vessels in porcelain 
Decorate with underglazes etc

Suitable for beginners and intermediate to explore porcelain and its uses 
developing your skills furthering your creativity.

All workshop materials and fining, refreshments are included in the price £95 per person per workshop. 

Full payment secures place which are limited to 6 per day to give a better teacher/participant ratio. Workshops will only run if 3 places or more are booked for that day. Ages from 16+
Workshops will take place in the workshop room at Higherford Mill,
Gisburn Road, Barrowford, Lancashire, BB9 6JH

Please bring along: sketchbook if you have one, apron to protect clothing, a packed lunch and enthusiasm. warm clothing, thick socks etc are recommended as we are in a weaving shed. 

Click on the form on the right hand side of this blog and email or post to me for booking and securing a place on any of the workshops. Alternatively go to my online shop
to book through my website.

Right I think that's it but if i have missed anything then email me or facebook me and I will endeavor to fill in the gaps and post it on here too. 

Come on and get your hands dirty :-)

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