Intensive Wheel Class – 1 Week – 18h

345,00

  • 1 intensive week –  Monday to Friday, 3 h per Day
  • Beginner  in July – Morning session 11.00-14.00 or evening session 17.30-20.30
  • Intermediate in August – Morning session 11.00-14.00 or evening session 17.30-20.30
  • small group of 2 people
  • All materials included
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Description

Intensive wheel class of 1 Week, 5 Days (Monday to Friday) + 1 Day glazing session.

The course is dedicated to those who would like to have an in-depth contact with clay and the wheel or do not have the chance during the year to attend a 5-week course or for those who do not live in Berlin but are planning to spend some time here this summer.

There will be sessions for both beginners and intermediates.

Beginners:

  • Day 1 – 3 h – Introduction to Clay, Wedging and Centering. I will give you an introduction of how the ceramic process works. We will prepare the clay for the wheel (wedging). After a demonstration on how to center you will try it out with my help and guidance.
  • Day 2 – 3 h – Cylinders. You will learn the basics technique to pull up cylinders to make cups, mugs and vases.
  • Day 3 – 3 h – Bowls. You will learn the basic techniques to create bowls of different shapes and sizes. You will have the chance to trim the cylinders created the previous lesson to refine the shape and decorate the surface.
  • Day 4 – 3 h – Keep going with bowls and Cylinders. In this last session you will keep practicing on bowls and cylinders exploring different shapes and sizes. You will have the chance to trim the bowls created in the previous session.
  • Day 5 – 3 h – Finishing and decorating. In the last day you will have the chance to finish and decorate all your works and prepare them for the bisque firing.
  • Day 6 – 3 h – Glazing Session: after an introduction to glaze chemistry, we will glaze your works with different techniques like dipping, pouring and brushing.

Intermediate:

The workshop is an opportunity for a further development in throwing and finishing techniques.

  • Day 1 – 3 h – Plates. We will throw different shapes of plates from shallow to small saucer, desserts and serving plates.
  • Day 2 – 3 h – Training on plates and trimming the plates created the day before.
  • Day 3 – 3 h – Lidded forms and Jars for storing food.
  • Day 4 – 3 h – Vases or Keep training on plates and lids.
  • Day 5 – 3 h – Decorating and Finishing to prepare your works for the bisque firing.
  • Day 6 – 3 h – Glazing Session: after an introduction to glaze chemistry, we will glaze your works with different techniques like dipping, pouring and brushing.

 

About the Glazing Session (Day 6 – 2-3 h):

We will schedule the Glaze session together and it will take place approx. 2 weeks after the end of the class.

If you cannot take part at the Glazing session, i will glaze your works with colors of your choice.

Your glazed works will be fired at 1240 °C in 2-3 Weeks after which I will let you know when they are ready for pick up.

If you are not in Berlin anymore they will be shipped to your address (shipment cost is included in the fee).

 

 

Terms and conditions:

For this specific course the following cancellation policy applies.

The intensive wheel class will only start once the minimum number of 2 participants has been reached.

If the minimum number of participants is not reached or in case of cancellation by Blayse Ceramic you will be fully refunded.

In case of cancellation by the participant with more than 15 days of notice before the beginning of the workshop, a full refund will be issued.

In case of cancellation by the participant with less then 15 Days of of notice before the beginning of the workshop, the enrollment fee will be converted into a voucher that can be spent on future courses.

In case you are interested and have some questions or a specific request about the schedule and workshops program, do not hesitate to Contact me via email at blayse.kb@gmail.com

 

 

Additional information

Session

Beginner Morning: 04/07 to 08/07 + glazing session, Beginner Evening: 18/07 to 22/07 + glazing session, Intermediate Morning: 01/08 to 05/08 + glazing session, Intermediate Evening: 15/08 to 19/08 + glazing session

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