Workshops

Ceramics Ireland One Day Workshops 

3 workshops on offer

Saturday 14th May 2016, 10.00am -5pm

Venue: Island Mill, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny

Registration and tea / coffee from 9.30am

Cost: €75 Members €95 non members Includes: tuition, materials, lunch, tea/coffee

These courses will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to refresh their existing skills

THROWING 

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

Tutors: Gus Mabelson – Advanced /Intermediate  Elaine Riordan – Beginners

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

INTRO TO CERAMIC TRANSFER 

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)

CLAY SURFACE

Tutor: Mide Reddin

Clay Surface Decoration

Here are some of the techniques which will be demonstrated on this ‘hands-on’ one day workshop: Incising/inlaying (Mishima), impressing, stamping, slip trailing, sprigging, monoprinting, stretching and manipulating clay, and more. Participants will have the opportunity to explore some or all of the above.

Please bring these required tools: Brayer (Rubber roller), small glazed tile, sponge, needle tool, knife, slip trailer, rubber kidney, metal kidney, rolling pin and rolling guides.

Download 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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