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Hand-building & Raku Workshop

Enjoy all the excitement of 'western' raku – fast-firing, flames and random, vibrant colours, on a Hand-building & Raku Workshop at Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover!

Hand-building & Raku Workshop

About Hand-building & Raku Workshop

Experience all the fun and excitement of a Raku firing!

Workshops are run over two days, one or two weeks apart.

First Session: Making and joining two pinch bowls together and modifying to create a larger vase, bottle or organic form. You will also have time to make one or two further pinch bowls. Texture can be added through mark making and imprinting techniques. Your work is then left to dry completely before being bisque fired in preparation for your return one or two weeks later.

Second Session: Glazing and raku firing. Demonstration of basic glazing methods before glazing your own work. Fast-firing of the work takes place outside and your work will be ready to take away at the end of the firing.

This is an ideal entry level course for beginners as no experience is necessary. If you have some hand-building experience already you may develop your own project during the first session (subject to size/technique restrictions).

Workshop dates are as follows, please note there are two dates per workshop:
Workshop I - February 24th & March 2nd
Workshop II - March 16th & 30th
Workshop III - April 13th & 20th
Suitable for beginners and those with experience.

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