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Hand Building Organic Forms

Day Workshop - Coil & Sculpt a pot Influenced by Organic & Natural Forms

  • Ended
  • 110 British pounds
  • Amberley Museum

Service Description

We will be looking at the shape & structure of Natural Organic shapes from plant and animal life. Using the hand-building technique, you will learn to sculpt & coil your pot or form. Learn to use different tools and techniques to make a strong and attractive form, Incorporating different textures to add visual impact to your finished piece. Adult class. All levels. Please note: this course is held at WoodSmoke Pottery in Amberley Museum by resident potter Nancy Scantlebury-Thompson. For enquiries please contact nancystdesign@gmail.com, not the museum. Dates: Saturday 22nd June 2024 Time: 10.30 am to 3.30pm Price includes all materials/firing and simple clear glaze if required. Students can collect their pots from the pottery in 3 weeks' time. Tea/Coffee/Biscuits provided. Please bring your own packed lunch. Important Information * Parking is free at Amberley Train Station car park in the " museum visitors" section. Gates are locked at 5 pm. * Entrance to the pottery is via the main entrance to the museum. Please give your name to the reception where they will have a list of attendees to that day's course. You do not need to pay to get into the museum if you are attending one of my courses. * Please note it is a good 10 to 15-minute walk to the pottery from the car park. Please make sure this is manageable for you. There is a bus inside the museum that can drop you outside the pottery if you ask the driver! * Groups are kept small to allow for individual space and one-to-one teaching. The classes are relaxed. * classes are aimed at adults and older children. These classes are not suitable for younger children. If you are under 16 years old, you must have a parent/guardian with you. * PLEASE NOTE: Sorry, but Cancellations are NON Refundable! This is due to "No shows" or people cancelling at the last minute. I still have a living to make! * The pottery is open to the public and also sells work, I may have to attend to visitors at times in the shop, and they may engage with interest, and conversation with you about your project, so please make sure you are ok with this. * Bring an Apron as the clay is messy! * The pottery studio can get cold, so wear layers! * If you require an alternative non-dairy milk/snack please let me know beforehand. Any questions please email me at: nancystdesign@gmail.com (Please do not contact Amberley Museum directly). I look forward to meeting you and seeing what you make!


Contact Details

  • Amberley Museum, New Barn Road, Amberley, Arundel, UK


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