Workshops

Ceramics Ireland One Day Workshops 

3 workshops on offer

Throwing, Glazing and Firing, Enamel Transfer 

Saturday 16th September 2017, 10.00am -5pm

Venue: Island Mill, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny

WE HAD A GREAT DAY OF FIRINGS AND THROWING IN THOMASTOWN ON THE 16TH, KEEP AN EYE ON THE WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK FOR DETAILS ON THE NEXT ONE

THROWING 

 This is a one day workshop with an emphasis on hands on experience of throwing as demonstrated by the tutor.

Tutors:  Elaine Riordan – Beginners / Intermediate

Participants will have access to electric potter’s wheels and the workshop would suit both the beginner and intermediate thrower.

Please bring: an apron, plastic jug, sponge, wire, metal and rubber kidneys and any other throwing tools you may reqiure. Clay will be provided

ENAMEL TRANSFER – CANCELLED (NOT ENOUGH BOOKINGS)

design and print, including basic photoshop

Tutor: Tina Byrne

This one day workshop will offer participants the opportunity to produce their own enamel ceramic transfers (decals). Scanned drawings, photographs or original art work will be printed directly as transfers from a computer. Tuition will also include a brief introduction to Photoshop and the application of transfers to glazed ware. There will be a charge of €5 for each A4 sheet of transfers printed

Please bring:A laptop with photoshop(optional), images/art work on a memory stick or disc, smooth glazed ware suitable for transfer application (white ware out of Dunnes will be fine, optional)

GLAZING AND FIRING – WORKSHOP

Tutor: Gus Mabelson

Participants will glaze and fire small pieces in both reduction and raku atmospheres.

Fees will cover tuition, glazes, firings.

Please bring: Apron or old clothes and warm clothing as you will be working outside part of the time, 4/6 small bisque pieces in white clay, an apron, sponge (Scrub), steel wool, potters knife, a note book.

Booking form here

Members rate €75  

Non Members rate €95  

 PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE ON THESE WORKSHOPS, THEREFORE IT IS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS

To book your place – Contact Elaine on 087 9510765 or email us at info@ceramicsireland.org using the contact us box below. Please let us know your prior experience when booking; Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Cheques payable to Ceramics Ireland or you can pay using the add to cart button above

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