Days: Monday 7th January to 11th February

Times : 4.15 - 5.15pm

Location: Friends Meeting House, Lewes

Cost: £75.00 (6 weeks at £12.50 per class)


Join ArtStart this January for 6 weeks of fun sessions with Award Winning Ceramic Artist Alice Mara and Kirsten Norbury. These are interactive sessions where you’ll learn hand-building techniques (pinching, slab-building,etc.) & make multiple pieces based around the human form. All children will get to have a go on the wheel too!

Course Outline:

week 1 ceramic heads - using yourself (or your BFF!) as the subject, you'll create your pottery heads

week 2 tile relief - you will apply clay to a rolled out slab building up your image using clay tools

week 3 wheel - all children will have a go on the wheel. Whilst waiting their turn all children will work up sketched self portraits for the next session

week 4 flat ceramic self portraits - in the style of Kim Cantrell you will build up each element of the face on a flat slab to create a relief of the face

week 5 sculpting a ceramic hand - using your own hand as reference you will sketch it out on paper. Using the sketch as reference you will then
mould your hand from the clay and tools provided.

week 6 wheel and making an eye, nose, ear or mouth from images supplied. Looking at moulding and creating form out of the clay.