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Sculptural Pots and Plants with Charlotte Barker

Dates Saturdays, 14, 21 May & 4 June 2022
Time 14 & 21 May 10am-4pm, 4 June 10am-1pm
Price £180 (£162) 
Where Outdoor Learning Studio 

In this course you will create an environment for a favourite indoor plant, taking inspiration from plant pots that exist in nature and Raoul Dufy’s ceramic architectural gardens, while exploring abstract forms. Whether it be sculptural hanging pots for spider plants, a small-scale architectural garden for succulents or a mountain range for your bonsai pine trees, all these plant pot forms are possible to form in clay.  

Suitable for beginners or more experienced ceramicists.  

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Description

This course will teach you clay coiling and slab building techniques to handbuild sculptural forms.  You will learn how to apply underglazes and add pigment to create a finished glazed piece. During the first two sessions you will construct your forms these pieces will then be dried and bisque fired ready to glaze in the final half day session.  

Please note that this course will take place outdoors.

Charlotte Barker is a sculptor working primarily in ceramics. She graduated with MA Ceramics from Royal College of Art in 2015 and Glasgow School of Art in 2010. Recent exhibitions include Flotilla at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, The Pioneers at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Fresh at the British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent.  

Further Information
We intend for ESW to be as accessible as possible, further information on access and information on how to get here can be found by following this link https://edinburghsculpture.org/visiting/ . If you have any questions, requirements or suggestions please get in touch with us as we would like to support you to visit. 

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