Hand Building with Clay Part II
Adam Gandy

  • Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Duration: 2 Days / 12 Hours
  • Day/s: Saturday
  • Course Fee: Full Price: £145 Concession: £130.50
  • Course Starts: 16/03/2019
  • Course Ends: 06/04/2019

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What does the course cover?

This two-day course will expand on hand-building techniques learned in the introduction to hand-building course with a focus on finishing and decorating larger pots and objects.

Via demonstration and hands-on practice you will learn:

  • How to coil-build a large vessel
  • Building a vase neck from slab or coil
  • How to pull handles
  • How to paddle a pot to shape
  • Fettling Greenware for a smooth finish
  • Glazing techniques.

You will leave with at least one glazed and fired vessel. All sculptures/vessels produced will remain at ESW until dry and then bisque fired for participants to collect.

What level of experience do i need?

  • Ideal for those with a basic experience in ceramics or after our Handbuiling taster course.

Who teaches it?

  • Adam Gandy
  • Glasgow-based artist working primarily in ceramic sculpture and drawing.
  • Previously Technician at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop