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3 Week Course - Hand Building With Slabs  

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Course Summary

Code: LFW0831300 

Starting: Monday 08 March 2021 

Duration: 3 sessions

Time: 13:00 

Location: Distance Learning  

Cost: £45.00 


Learn hand-building and decorative skills to create beautiful pieces for your home. During this 3 week course you will learn how to work specifically with soft clay slabs. This course includes a 2 hour glazing session* at our well-equipped ceramic studio, where you will be taught how to apply glazes and decorative techniques to your fired work.

*Completed work will need to be delivered to our studio two weeks prior to the glazing session for bisque firing ready to glaze. Date to be confirmed once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

Materials Required:
Firing clay approx. 4KG
Tea spoon
Rolling pin
Skewer or knitting needle
Cup of water
Items to imprint texture
Old tea towel / pillowcase to work on
A newspaper
Cling film
Old cardboard tube (pringles tube or larger)
Masking tape
A board to store your work on
Plastic bags / sacks to keep work moist



Time and duration

Start Date: 08 March 2021
Start Time: 13:00
Day: Monday Afternoon
First Lesson Duration: 01:00
Total Weeks: 3


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