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Creative Clay

Embrace the tactile and transformative nature of clay in our Creative Clay Workshop as you learn experimental techniques for making sculptural ceramics. Techniques such as pinch, coil, and slab building will be explored, providing a solid foundation for creating unique and expressive sculptural forms. Participants will be encouraged to think outside the box, fostering a spirit of curiosity and innovation as they push the boundaries of traditional clay sculpture.
  • Who is it for?

    Mixed abilities - for all who wish to play with clay and learn techniques to help explore it's making potential.

  • What does it cover?

    Introduction to and demonstrations of foundational handbuilding techniques - pinching, slabbing, coiling.
    Experimental decoration techiques
    Joining techniques for creating larger structures
    Simple glazing techniques
    Examples of contemporary artists working with clay
    With an option to follow a project set by the tutor or work on their own personal project.

  • What will it be like?

    Creativity within a relaxed, experimental environment
    Group discussions about individual projects and inspiration
    Instruction and guidance from an artist working in clay

  • What else do I need to buy or do?

    Basic clays and glazes are provided, other specialist materials can be bought through the college at cost.

  • What could it lead to?

    Completion of this workshop could open doors to:
    Further courses in ceramics or sculptural practice
    Independent exploration and experimentation in clay

Available Courses

Creative Clay

Embrace the tactile and transformative nature of clay in our Creative Clay Workshop as you learn experimental techniques for making sculptural ceramics. Techniques such as pinch, coil, and slab building will be explored, providing a solid foundation for creating unique and expressive sculptural forms. Participants will be encouraged to think outside the box, fostering a spirit of curiosity and innovation as they push the boundaries of traditional clay sculpture.

24 April 2024 – 10 July 2024
Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1938
£281 / £98
12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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