Ceramics Boot Camp

Thursday 30 September 2021, 10am – 3pm

Ready to take your ceramics to the next level? Boot Camp is a one day intensive for intermediate through to advanced level ceramicists looking to deepen their understanding of the craft and refine their skills in targeted modules. The course covers core concepts and techniques that will save you time and heartache and have you thriving within the studio. Teaching methods include; practical theory, group discussion, live demonstrations and hands on experience. Upon completion of Boot Camp you will have 1-2 pieces to be kiln fired and available for collection within the fortnight.

Morning Session: Afternoon Session:
– Practical planning that will assist with progressing your piece from ideation to visualization to fabrication.
– Making armatures and supports for building larger scale hand-built forms.
– How to utilise leather hard clay for keeping form when creating sculptures.
– Modelling and forming techniques such as pinching, coiling, slab building and carving.
– Use of negative space.
– Application of underglaze and texturing.
– Joining pieces 

Facilitator: Walter Auer
Cost: $150
Ages: 12+