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Ceramics: thursday morning course

A five week ceramics course run by artist Fiona Thompson at Cyan Clayworks.

20 Sep - 18 Oct 2018

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Organised by:
Fiona Thompson www.cyanclayworks.co.uk
Tickets:
Adult £195 Learn more
Location:
Cyan Clayworks
Studio 3, 2nd floor, Beaverhall Arts Studios
27 Beaverhall Road
63/1 PRINCE REGENT STREET
EDINBURGH
EH7 4JE
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Open by appointment only tues -sat

This course is suitable for beginners as an introduction to working creatively with clay. If you've been on a course before you are welcome to join the course to explore and develop your skills in more depth. It will run each Thursday morning from 10.30 til 1.30 for five weeks. We will cover different approaches to handbuilding including the traditional method of coil building, using press moulds, and throwing on the wheel. A variety of ways of creating surface decoration (using slips and glazes) will be covered; exploring texture, pattern, colour and markmaking at different stages. Each technique will be demonstrated at the start, and you will be able to work on projects of your own design.

Fiona has been a practicing ceramic artist since the mid 1990s, and runs the studio along with Chris Donnelly. Cyan Clayworks is a community interest company.

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