Decorate Your Own Stem Vase Workshop
Join Ceramic Designer Alex Allday in her studio at Middleport Pottery for a half-day vase decorating workshop.
You will learn how to decorate your own porcelain stem vase with a variety of surface decoration techniques and processes using coloured slips, stains and different tools to create sgraffito, textures and patterns. To finish you will be shown how to fettle/ clean up your vase ready to be fired.
Vases will be ready slip casted for you to work straight on to and you will be able to practise your designs and the shown techniques onto clay tiles before decorating your vase.
When: Saturday 26th February 2022
Time: 10:30 – 1pm
Cost: £35 per person
Which includes all materials and firing
Max number of participants 5
Min age 16+
Held in Alex’s Studio – @ No.5 , Middleport Pottery, Port Street, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 3PE
I will be able to safely deliver this workshop at a 1m + distance by doing all demonstrations on my own workbench area and you will carry out the workshop on your own table with your own tools and equipment. Masks, gloves and disposable aprons will be supplied if you would like them and there are hand washing facilities available in the studio with disposable paper towels.
All abilities welcome and you do not need to have prior knowledge and experience in ceramics. With keeping it to a small group, you will each get one on one support and guidance throughout the workshop.
Your pieces will be fired after the workshop and will be ready to collect from my studio the following week. I can post them out to you at an additional cost to cover P&P.
Aprons will be provided but wear old clothes and shoes
Tea’s, Coffee’s and refreshments will be provided throughout the workshop.
Any other info…
If you have any particular designs, patterns and objects for inspiration that you want to work from please bring them along.
T’s & C’s
If for any reason you need to cancel your booking then this needs to be done at least 14 days prior to the start of the workshop and a full refund will be given. Unfortunately any cancellations made within 14 days prior to the workshop start date are unable to be refunded.
If the workshop has to be cancelled due to covid-19 then you will be offered the option to reschedule the workshop.
Gift vouchers can be sent if you are buying it as a gift for someone. State if you would like one in the order notes box (just underneath where you type in your address)
Can’t make the date advertised but would like to do the workshop? then don’t hesitate to get in touch as I can arrange to do this workshop with yourself or a small group of you on a date that suits.
I run workshops Tues – Sat from 10am – 4pm
Contact details: [email protected], 07731921250
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