Yesterday we were treated to a day working with the very talented Rebecca from the @sunkenstudioleeds in Leeds. A day just to get the creative juices flowing and enjoying learning something new. Thank you Rebecca for the most fabulous day. Our designers and illustrators loved working with you.
If you love colour, you might like these. I’m currently working on three sizes of ceramic petri-style dishes for The Hepworth Wakefield Contemporary Ceramics Fair in May. Available in red, yellow, orange and blue and diameters 10cm, 15cm and 20cm (approximately). These images are of work in progress. The colours look neon – they’ll still be bright when finished but not this bright…
Colour fanciers learn how to carve, layer, incise and scratch colourful designs onto and into leatherhard clay. We’ll show you a range of ceramic decorative techniques and processes. Experiment with stencils and wire loop tools to lay whatever design might take your fancy – we tend to go geometric but that’s our thing.
You’ll apply a design to shallow oblong dishes approximately 12cm x 24cm x 3cm.
- Post production costs: firings and glazing service.
- Packaging. Postage is not included.
- Booking fees.
Following the workshop your work will be transported back to Sunken Studio and fired twice. Finished works, fired and glazed, will be available for collection from Colours May Vary 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.
Terms and Conditions
Please review our full Terms and Conditions before you book. Late cancellation and changes to agreed bookings incur charges.
What you need to know
This experience is for adults (18+) only.
Finished works, fired and glazed (where needed), will be available for collection from Colours May Vary 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.
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.
If you have any concerns about specific access requirements please contact Sunken Studio.
About Colours May Vary
Colours May Vary is an independent design-focused magazine and book shop based in Leeds City Centre. Becky and Andy regularly commission work and collaborate with local businesses as well as designers and illustrators worldwide. Colours May Vary don’t just stock books and magazines though, they also stock a wide range of contemporary stationery, prints, cards and gifts.
Colour, colour. Like most of our workshops the Ceramics Taster: Fettle at Colours May Vary was developed rather serendipitously. With all external workshops I work with the venue to develop a proposal that reflects shared values. It was clear from the beginning that our ceramics workshops at Colours May Vary would involve graphical decorative techniques and colour.