A2: Criw Celf Introduction to Ceramics 14-17 yrs

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Led by artist Frankie Locke

*Participants must attend both sessions*

In this inspiring introduction to ceramics you will learn building, modelling and glazing techniques.

You will learn a range of different ceramic processes and be introduced to a range of tools, artists and ways of thinking in 3 dimensions.

Day one will include practical demonstrations covering the basics of pinch pottery, coil building, and slab work. will involve clay construction with slip decoration that would be coloured with the first firing.

Day two will be dedicated to learning simple yet effective decorative finishes using slips and underglazes, with the opportunity to create individual ceramic works using the demonstrated techniques. Over the 2 days you will make your own ceramics artworks which will be fired and then available to take home.

Art Central Gallery, Town Hall, King Square, Barry, CF63 4RW (via Library)

All materials will be provided.

About the artist: Frankie’s ceramic sculptures are inspired by explorations of coastline and landscape through many meanderings across beaches of sea washed pebbles; peering into rock pools, fingering the ridges of stones, shells and fossil whorls, informs the work. Through studying an MA in Ceramics at Cardiff School of Art and Design, Frankie developed her practice of creating her palette of coloured clays and forming a laminate block which is then shaped and carved.

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