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West Dean College - Anna Lambert - Slab built ceramics: responding to place - February 14, 2016 to February 19, 2016
Working from the Sussex chalk landscape surrounding West Dean, use drawing to develop designs for simple slab built ceramic platters and wall pieces.
Experimenting with paper clay. Claire Ireland - April 07, 2016 to April 10, 2016
Discover the exciting potential of building with paper clay.
Understanding colour in glazes - Linda Bloomfield at West Dean - April 17, 2016 to April 21, 2016
Gain an understanding of making and using glazes focusing on how using colouring oxides affects different fluxes in a glaze.
Glaze making and surface explorations: Jim Robison - May 22, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Informative lectures followed by practical experience of mixing raw materials into slips and glazes.
Throwing masterclass with Rob Sollis - May 21, 2016 to May 28, 2016
This throwing master class by Rob Sollis endeavors to rid ceramic form of unnecessary clutter and fuss.
John Evans - Original Alternative Raku Workshop - Sussex - May 27, 2016 to May 30, 2016
The 'Original' workshop course will include the use of burnishing and terra sigillata to provide the smooth and polished surface ideal for these 'naked clay' techniques. There will be tips on how to make work for successful firing, how to achieve those solid blacks and whites and the use of colour in naked raku. FULL
Advanced Raku Workshop with John Evans - June 10, 2016 to June 13, 2016
The ĎAdvanced' workshop for those familiar with burnishing and the use of Terra Sig incorporates a wide range of  fuming and smoking techniques (including a pit-fire)  and will be over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Book early Fills up very quickly! (3 Spaces now Left at 28/11/15)
Paper Clay Casting with Paper and Plants - Claire Ireland - July 03, 2016 to July 03, 2016
A taster day
Making and decorating: Jim Robison - July 31, 2016 to August 05, 2016
Hands on making in all areas, but with specific emphasis on hand built and extruded forms.