Workshops in Ceramics at the LSC

The Leitrim Sculpture Centre, New Line, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim, Ireland


Fri 10th – Sat 11th July 2015

C1 Techniques For Ceramic/Pot Construction

Tutor: Ross Cochrane/Bettina Seitz. Duration: 2 Days. Cost: €190

This course will teach a series of hand-building techniques for the construction of sculptural forms in clay, including coil-building, slab-building and solid modeling in clay using removable armatures and techniques for hollowing out work in preparation for ceramic firing. You will have a basic knowledge of the ceramic process through samples and practical demonstrations under the tuition of the artist. Beginners to intermediate.

Sun 12th – Mon 13th July 2015

C2 Techniques For Ceramic/Clay Sculpture

Tutor: Ross Cochrane/Bettina Seitz. Duration: 2 Days. Cost: €190

An in depth exploration of various ceramic /clay hand building techniques for constructing more challenging and larger forms with detailed information on various types of clays, tools, decorating techniques and the ceramic process in general. Previous experience or prior attendance of basic /intermediate course is essential.

Sat 29th - Sun 30th August 2015

C3a Glazing And Firing For Ceramic Pottery (1 Day)

C3b Glazing And Firing For Ceramic Sculpture (1 Day)

Tutor: Ross Cochrane/Bettina Seitz. Duration: 2 Days. Participants: 12. Cost: €190

In this course participants will learn basic information about the processes of biscuit and glaze firing ceramic pieces and how to use metal oxides and glazes for decoration and surface finishes in ceramic sculpture and more functional ware. Intermediate and Advanced

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