Our workshops are fun, informal and an inspirational break away from the stress and strain of everyday life. Designed to cater for all ages and all levels of experience from novice to accomplished potter. Please check through our workshop listings below and contact us for any further information.
Friday, September 12, 2014
The Universal Craft of Pottery at The Potter's Yard, Rathangan, Duncormick, Co. Wexford
An intensive 12 week course aimed at those who love pottery, know a little and wish to develop their ability, also for the beginner who has always wanted to 'make a pot' We will start the course on Tuesday 26th September. 7.30-9.30pm The first 4 weeks will concentrate on hand-building, impressed and slip decoration. We will look at the range of tools used by the potter, with information on sourcing clay, its nature and decoration. You will design and make a mug, tile and dish. 2nd 4 weeks will look at and work on the potter's wheel. Learning to 'throw' 'turn' make lids and handles. Final 4 weeks Glaze theory, recipes, decoration and Kilns. (see wood firing kiln on web site) The cost is 360.00 All Materials are supplied. The pieces you make will be glazed and fired in the studio kiln and are yours to take home at the end of the course. The course fee is payable on the first evening. An instalment plan is on offer. Bring a friend and earn a discount! Booking is open now and is essential as space in the studio is limited to 6 persons. Phone Patricia on 086 1914648/051 563377