Thursday, 9 April 2015

a good day had by all - Workshop Taster Day

So last Saturday we had a Workshop Taster Day at the mill. We all came together to help promote those who were interested in running workshops here at Higherford Mill. We set up little workstations and had small projects to play with. I set up a tile making one with the more adventurous making a tea light holder. I must admit it was good fun and lots of lovely people came to say hello and explored their creative side.

They are now in the kiln ready for collection this Saturday I will post the pics of them as well. 

If anyone wants to come on a course there are still spaces this Saturday on the Beginners Porcelain, details below :-)

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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