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Porcelain Paper Clay with Anne Butler

Colour, shape & creating forms.

  • Starts 8 Jun
  • From 120 British pounds
  • Beersbridge Road

Available spots

Service Description

Option of a 2 week course or to book an individual course. Saturdays 8th & 22nd June 10-4pm Anne is running 2 porcelain paper clay workshops where you have the option of booking each workshop individually or both workshops together for a more in-depth course. Choose the dates that suit or the whole course from the booking options. Learn the processes that artist Anne Butler uses to integrate pattern into porcelain as well as some of the construction techniques that Anne uses. At the end of the workshop you will have created your own sheets of porcelain using porcelain paper clay with an integrated and inlaid pattern and will have successfully constructed your own vessels or sculptures. Week 1 (8th June) Introduction to making paper clay & working with flat sheets. 10am - 4pm - making plaster batts -making paper clay - creating vessels. Anne will instruct you on how to make a small plaster batt that you will take home to use with your own work then you will have the opportunity to learn how to make thin sheets of porcelain with an integrated pattern/design. These are then joined to make a vessels. Anne will demonstrate the processes and participants can explore the methods and create their own vessels. The work will be biscuit fired and you’ll have the opportunity to glaze this work in week 2 Masterclass or alternatively if you attend week 1 only the unglazed work will be high fired and ready to pick up at the end of June. Week 2 - (22nd June) Working with paper clay & working with vessel forms 10am - 4pm - making a drop out plaster mould -making sheets of porcelain paper clay -inlaying colour -creating texture -mixing coloured slips -create a bowl/vessel/sculpture -glazing Building on week 1 Anne will demonstrate the processes and participants can explore the methods and create your own bowl/ vessels/ or small sculpture. Small group sizes ensures that you will receive individual attention and gain the confidence to develop your own work. There will be opportunities to discuss your work with Anne

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Refunds can only issued up to 7 days before the course or class starts. After this period, if you cannot make the class your course fee will the retained. However you may transfer your space to another person but please let us know of the change.

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