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A Taste of Art: Illustrative Sgraffito Platters

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Venue: The Courthouse
All materials are provided.

With all materials included and each workshop suitable for beginners, our Wednesday morning Taste Of… sessions give the perfect introduction to a range of artistic styles and techniques.

Sgraffito (in Italian “to scratch”) is a decorating pottery technique produced by applying layers of underglazes or coloured slips to leather hard pottery and then scratching off parts of the layers to create contrasting images, patterns, texture and to reveal the clay colour underneath.

Within this workshop you will explore different ceramic skills, including using sgraffito decorating pottery techniques to create your own illustrative platter. You will take inspiration from the beautiful work of artist Kathy King, to create your designs.

Suitable For: All abilities.

Other Info:

  • Please allow up to 3-4 weeks for your ceramics to be fired.
  • When booking ensure that you give us your correct contact details so we are able to let you know when your work is ready for collection.
  • This workshop is part of LGBT+ History month, where we take inspiration from LGBT+ artists, with all welcome to join in.
  • A pre-order form will be available at each session should you wish to buy lunch in our cafe after your workshop. You can view our menu here.

£18.00

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