FULL WEEK ceramics atelier

7 night stay, 695€ - 995€ per person

Includes:

  • accommodation and use of the studio throughout your stay

  • 4 days of making

  • 1 hour wheel throwing

  • 6 hours of teaching/ guided practice

  • materials

  • 1 x bisque firing

  • 1 x glaze firing

  • additional glaze firing or raku firing

  • Take home up to 8 finished pieces

Below is a general programme which acts as a starting point to give you an idea of how your time with us may look, however this can be adapted based on yours experience and what you would like to explore.


EXAMPLE PROGRAMME


Schedule:
Day 0. Arrival in afternoon

Day 1.
(10.00-13.00) - Lesson Introduction to ceramics, exploring basic hand building techniques: pinching, coiling, molds.
(14.00-17.00) - Guided practice. Exploring inspiration and form, sketching and beginning to make the basic forms of a collection of vessels using methods explored in the morning. Technician around for support

Day 2.
(10.00-13.00) Self Practice
(afternoon) - Lesson Wheel throwing taster session (1hr pp) Learn to center a piece of clay and form a small bowl

Day 3.
(10.00-13.00) - Self Practice
(afternoon) - Lesson We will discuss and demonstrate methods for refining form, such as carving feet, smoothing, adding handles and burnishing

Day 4.
10.00-17.00 - Free day / Self Practice Continue to refine your collection ready for bisque firing.

Day 5.
(morning) - dried vessels to be bisque fired ready for glazing
(afternoon) - discussion on glazing, choosing glazes / decoration

Day 6.
(morning) - glazing your pieces
(afternoon) firing


Day 7.
Departure in morning


We do not currently have openings for a full week ceramics atelier this year. If you’d like to reserve a place in 2020, you can register your interest here