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Porcelain Paper Clay with Anne Butler

22 June @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


 Learn the processes that artist Anne Butler uses to integrate pattern into porcelain as well as some of the construction techniques that Anne uses! At the end of the workshop you will have created your own sheets of porcelain using porcelain paper clay with an integrated and inlaid pattern and will have successfully constructed your own vessels or sculptures.

Week 1/8th June: Introduction to making paper clay & working with flat sheets. Anne will instruct you on how to make a small plaster batt that you will take home to use with your own work then you will have the opportunity to learn how to make thin sheets of porcelain with an integrated pattern/design. These are then joined to make a vessels. Anne will demonstrate the processes and participants can explore the methods and create their own vessels. The work will be biscuit fired and you’ll have the opportunity to glaze this work in week 2 Masterclass or alternatively if you attend week 1 only the unglazed work will be high fired and ready to pick up at the end of June.

Week 2/22 June: Working with paper clay & working with vessel forms. Building on week 1 Anne will demonstrate the processes and participants can explore the methods and create their own bowl/ vessels/ or small sculpture. Small group sizes ensures that you will receive individual attention and gain the confidence to develop your own work. There will be opportunities to discuss your work with Anne at the end.

Please note:  you have the option of booking each workshop individually for £120 or both workshops together for a more in-depth course for £220.


Belfast Ceramics Studio
Unit 10E Owen O'Cork Mill, 288 Beersbridge Road
Belfast, Antrim BT55DX United Kingdom
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