Friday, 21 January 2011

Courses for The Year of Craft at The Potter's Yard 2011

Night Courses -  Beginner's Pottery. Enjoy a tryst with clay in the tranquil vernacular setting of the Potter's Yard.In Patricia's studio follow a course in ceramics from 'pinch bowls' to 'thrown bowls' in 8 weeks!

26th January-9th march 2011  7.30-9.30pm. Materials are provided. Selected pieces made on the course will be 'kiln fired' to take home. Cost of tuition, materials and firing 20 euros per class. Payment in advance discounted to 150 euros or 20 euros pay as you go.

Improvers Pottery. A class for those with ceramic experience, where specialisation is encouraged over 8 weeks. in areas such as wheel work, hand building, tile making.
27th January - 10th March 2011. A cost of 20 euros per class covers tuition,clay & glaze. A small extra charge for firing based on the weight of the piece will be charged.

One Day and Saturday afternoon workshops in traditional craft disciplines will commence in March at The Potter's Yard. These will be led by professional  craftworkers  and are for adults, teens and children aged 7-12. The crafts on offer will be Bead Looming and Weaving, Natural Dyeing with Plants, Block Printing on Fabric and Batik.
 Dates,times and cost  will be posted shortly. Booking is essential.