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Maze Studios Ceramics Classes Winter Term 2016

We are looking forwards to starting the Winter Term 26 September - 12 December 2016  


This term holds many exciting projects and techniques, the classes cover a wide range of building and surface decoration methods, opening up the possibilities for further creativity and exploration around the techniques taught. The hand building runs along side tuition on the potters wheel so there is the option to choose week to week the skills you would like to learn. Our classes cater for both the beginner and more experienced potter, its a great chance to learn new ceramic methods or refresh and further broaden techniques already learnt.

Attached is the Winter Term Class Schedule 2016
There is open enrolement throughout the term and single session payment options.
Our courses for adults are 2.5hrs :-
Day time
Thurs 10am - 12.30pm / 1pm - 3.30pm
Tues 6pm - 8.30pm
Wed 6pm - 8.30pm
Thurs 6pm - 8.30 pm

Classes are 2.5hrs with all materials and firings provided

Block Bookings: £13.50 per session

Drop in option: £16 per session

The schedule and proposed projects for this term's making and glazing weeks are as follows -
Wk starting :-
26th Sept  ..............Cut Away form with slip deco
3rd Oct...................Decorating and personal choice
10th Oct..................Geometry of shapes
17th Oct................Decorating and personal choice

24th Oct   -  Half-Term

31st Oct..................Majolica/Delft ware
7th Nov....................Decorating and Person choice
14th Nov .................Raku form for Horse Hair Raku firing
21st Nov  .................Decorating and personal choice
28th Nov...................Toby Mug type form
5th Dec......................Decorating and personal choice
12th Dec...................Sgraffito on Red Clay and Raku Firing

The clay pots for these decorating projects will be made in the sessions demonstrating various handbuilding skills.
There is free time for personal choice to develop techniques of hand building or throwing on the potter's wheel.
The forms made on project weeks that demonstrate various handbuilding skills will be glazed on the decorating weeks.

The Making of some projects may carry over into the following decorating week.

There is free time for personal choice to develop techniques of hand building or throwing on the potter's wheel.

We are also now offering gift vouchers for those that would like to purchase our sessions as a present.
Please contact us for more information on joining the classes

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