COURSE DESCRIPTION | Weekend Workshop – Tiles and Slab-Building with Catharine Russell
Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st November 2021
10am – 4:30pm
This two-day course will give you the opportunity to try out simple hand-building pottery techniques, including making tiles and 3D objects such as bowls, boxes and sculptural shapes. Suitable for beginners or those with some experience, you will be guided through techniques for rolling, cutting and joining the clay, as well as decoration techniques including slip work, incising and impressing, stencils and using found materials from the natural world or everyday objects for surface design. The focus of the weekend will be to experiment – and have fun!
About the Tutor
Catharine Russell lives on the south coast and studied ceramics at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham. She specialises in making objects from fabric dipped in slip and works with porcelain casting slip, using a variety of glazes and transfer decoration.