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5-Week Hand-Building Course for Beginners & Improvers (Series 1)

20 September 2023 @ 10:30 am - 18 October 2023 @ 12:30 pm


In this five-week course Fiona Shannon will teach participants the basics of hand-building including slab building, coiling, pinch pots and using press moulds to create a variety of different pots such as vases and bowls. In the last session, they will add colour to your pots using a variety of slips.

Should participants have any previous experience, Fiona will be able to assist them in developing their skills and improving their techniques. Items that will be fired and glazed in a clear glaze by the tutor to be collected at a later date.

Please bring apron and wear clothes that you won’t mind getting a little messy. It is advisable to cut your nails short for this class.


20 September 2023 @ 10:30 am
18 October 2023 @ 12:30 pm
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Flowerfield Arts Centre
028 7083 1400
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Flowerfield Arts Centre
185 Coleraine Road
Portstewart, BT55 7HU United Kingdom
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