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An Evening with Clay | Term Two, 2021

Have you ever wanted to have a go with one of the most fundamental mediums on the planet? Here's your chance to create your own vessels and sculptural forms using clay. Learn some simple hand building techniques which will enable you to construct vessels and sculptures easily. This fun filled class is suitable for beginners and those with some knowledge of clay.

Content

* Basic hand-building techniques
* Best practice guidelines
* A selection of simple ways to add interesting surfaces using colour and texture to enhance your work.
* Basic glazing techniques

Objectives

* Gain a working knowledge of clay
* Follow best practice guidelines
* Create a variety of works using the techniques learned in this class
* Learn what not to do with clay
* Completed work at the end of the term
* Note-some works may need to be collected after the completion of the class as these may require adequate drying before firing

Outcomes

* Gain a basic knowledge of working with clay
* Follow best practice guidelines
* Create a variety of works using the techniques learned in this class
* Develop and extend your own understanding of your personal aesthetics and how this relates to vessels and sculpural works created with clay
* Completed work at the end of term
* Note-some works may need to be collected after the completion of the class as these may require adequate drying before firing

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Class Type: Evening Class
Tutor: Christine Fagan
  • Every Thursday (03 May - 18 Jun)
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Materials cost: * $55for 5kgs of clay, glazes and firing * OR, you can purchase your preferred clay in larger amounts. Please check the school shop for the latest price list * A $30 firing fee applies for those with their own clay * Casual Students - $315 + materials
    Casual Students: $315.00 + materials
  • Hot Arts 2 – Ceramics / Wax
  • 10 (Max number of students)
Required Materials:
EITHER - purchase a 20kg bag of stoneware clay for your own use. Please check with TLC shop or other on-line supplier for current prices. Allow $60-70 plus a firing fee of $30 for firing and glazing materials.
OR - simply pay a class fee of $55 for 5kgs of clay, basic glazes and firing of your work.
Extra clay may be purchased if required.