Hand building is one of the oldest techniques of ceramic art. This particularly versatile method helps one to get a thorough understanding of how clay moulds into different forms and shapes.
This beginner ceramic hand building course is designed for you to build a good foundation fundamental in techniques like Pinching, Coiling & Slab work.
Here, you will create pieces using these methods along with several other traditional & contemporary surface techniques like Sgraffito, Inlay, Carving, Embossing etc. Hence, one will be able to distinguish their style of art & aesthetics.
This is a 10 session course, spread over 4 weeks, of 3 hours per session out of which 8 sessions are instructor led and remaining two sessions are practice sessions. We can accommodate only 8 students per ceramic hand building batch. Hence the registration will be on a first come first serve basis.
Session dates : May 5th, 6th, 11th (Tuesday), 12th, 13th, 19th (10 AM to 5 PM) 20th, 26th and June 2nd (2 PM to 5 PM)
You will be working with cone 6 stoneware clay, slip and glazes that are also used by professional ceramic artist. The class fee includes firing and supplies. As part of supplies you will be given 10kgs of stoneware clay and a set of basic pottery tools which is to be used for the class sessions.
Only the final project pieces will be eligible for firing.
Betsy Gomez, a ceramic artist based in Bangalore have started her pottery career in the mid of 2017. She is a design graduate & have always maintained a certain discipline in articulating her ideas through design process & methodologies. Among the symmetries, she focus on the authentic asymmetries. She has recently started her own brand, Kaaka Pottery, where one could find the eccentric character of the material & the art form molded into different functional pottery & ceramic décor range.
- Registration and payment is required to secure a spot in class
- We reserve the right to cancel the classes or programs. The participant will receive full refund in the event of cancellation
- Cancellation Policy : No refunds will be provided if the registration is not cancelled 72 hours before the start of the program. A refund of 75% will be provided if cancellation does occur before 72 hours of commencement of the program
May 5 - June 2 I 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Wednesday and Thursday
Number of sessions: 10
Instructor: Betsy Gomez
Venue: Claystation Studio HSR Layout
Fee: 8700 Rs.