Handbuilding Sculptural Vases with Persy Russell

Handbuilding Sculptural Vases

4 week course

£195 (£175 for members)

Monday’s from 12/06/23 – 10/07/23 between 18:00 – 20:00 (skips week of 03/07 for work to dry)

Over the course of four weeks you will learn hand-building and sculpture techniques that will
lead to the creation of your own beautiful vessels. This class is designed as an introduction
to these skills and by the end you should be competent hand-builders, able to go home and
build your own funky vessels. Before the invention of the pottery wheel all ceramics were
built purely by hand. Making you all part of an ancient tradition of potters. The breakdown of
our time together is as follows:

Week 1 – Learn how to construct vessels using techniques like coiling and pinching.

Week 2 – We’ll focus on sculpting skills, looking towards figures and objects from nature as

Week 3 – We will put everything together and work on creating a single large sculptural vase

Break Week – during this week the work will be left to dry and go through the first firing,
known as the bisque firing, reading for the next week.

Week 4 – We’ll decorate and glaze the bisqued pieces ready for its final firing.

How to Book: 
Click the link above or email us on info@dundeeceramicsworkshop.com to reserve a place.
Places guaranteed on receipt of payment. 
Payment via bank transfer or Paypal 
Spaces are limited – offered on a first come first served basis, get in touch early to avoid disappointment

Cancellation Policy:
If we do not have enough people booked onto a class 72 hours before it is due to start, we will cancel it and send full refunds to anyone booked on. 

If you are booked on and wish to cancel, you must let us know as soon as possible. 
We will issue a full refund until 7 days before the workshop is due to start. 
If you cancel 7 days or less before the workshop is due to start we will issue a 50% refund.
If you cancel 72 hours (3 days) or less before the class is due we will not issue a refund. 

Exceptions: if someone tests positive for Covid or is asked to self isolate within the restricted cancellation period, they will receive a full refund, if evidence can be provided. 

Read our full policy here.

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