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Ceramics Taster: Press
21/04/2018 @ 10:45 - 13:00£40
Do and do again.
PRESS is an introduction to small batch production. You’ll explore how to reproduce shapes using plaster moulds and then customise your pieces with wire loop cutting tools. This one is for biophiliacs: you’ll be making small indoor planters – ideal for succulents and other small plants.
Press moulding is a quasi-industrial method of production. Moulds enable the consistent repetition of form but have the flexibility to act as starting points for further adaptation.
Prerequisites: none, designed for beginners or anyone wanting to refine existing skills.
- Post production costs: firings and glazing service.
- Packaging. Postage where appropriate (see *What you need to know* below).
- Booking fees.
What you need to know
This experience is for adults (18+) only.
It’s standard workshop practice to wear flat, sturdy shoes with covered toes. Please protect your feet.
Rings and long fingernails can be problematic when working with clay – please consider this when booking.
Finished works, fired and glazed, will be available for collection from Sunken Studio within 28 days after the session. If you are unable to collect we can arrange for your work to be delivered for £10 per address.
Sunken Studio is housed in a period property with steep steps leading into the property, and down to the studio. Unfortunately there is no lift access.
We are close to www.roundhaypark.org.uk and easily accessible by car and public transport. To get here by public transport catch the number 2 or 12 and alight at Street Lane/Shaftsbury Avenue (W or SE bound). The studio is a 2 minute walk from Street Lane. There is ample on-street parking.
If you have any concerns about specific access requirements please contact Sunken Studio.
Terms and Conditions
Please review our full Terms and Conditions before you book. Cancellations and changes to agreed bookings incur charges.