A very lively first session in the new block of 5, began by understanding our material, holding, kneading and really focusing on the texture of the medium. We had a session filled with a combo of wheel work and hand-building techniques. Normally it is only until week 3 when as a class to we begin
This session was full of excitement and energy, I could tell that everyone in the class was looking forward to their chance at throwing their very own pot.  I began by explaining that they should forget everything they had ever seen before on any game show, about throwing. The only time they needed the wheel

Mosaic Tiles

Craft Club Project One – Mosaic Coasters Craft Club’s first project was to make mosaic coasters. To begin the project the group had a planning meeting where they took inspiration from artists like Niki De Saint Phalle and Antoni Gaudí; together they looked at different styles of mosaics and discussed what theme could inspire their

31st July – Coil pots

This evening the class were introduced to the wonders of coil pot making. I had informed the students last session that we would be beating our pots with sticks; this became quite the topic of interest in that session. Ideas began to form and develop; questions were asked: how do we form? How do we