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Course

Clay Time

This five-week evening course will explore the different characteristics and qualities of clay.

8 Sep - 1 Nov 2017

Info

Organised by:
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
Tickets:
Adult £185 Concession £166.50 Book
Location:
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
Bill Scott Sculpture Centre
21 Hawthornvale
Edinburgh
EH6 4JT
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Opening Times:
Mon9:30am - 5:00pm
Tue9:30am - 5:00pm
Wed9:30am - 5:00pm
Thu9:30am - 5:00pm
Fri9:30am - 5:00pm
Sat9:30am - 5:00pm
SunClosed

An exploration of various types of clay and their uses, led by artist Kjersti Sletteland. Clay Time introduces you to the potential of this metamorphic and versatile material. This course will experiment with different approaches to working in this material producing two types of result - some finished glazed pieces alongside works with a more intuitive and playful approach.

Over the course participants will:

– Examine clay's own specific properties

– Experiment with various forms of clay, from dark grogged to fine porcelain

– Take risks and challenge traditional approaches to clay materials and ceramic techniques

– Try out different approaches to working with clay some slow focused pieces alongside a more intuitive and playful approach

No prior experience is required. 

Included in the course price: materials, use of tools and 10.5 hours of self-directed learning to be used over the duration of the course.

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