Ceramics & Sculpture adults Courses

Pinch, Coil & Slab – The Gentle Art of Hanbuilding

Sandra Black begint

Develop your understanding of clay forming and joining techniques using classical approaches to handbuilding. Explore pinch, coil and slab work and choose your preferred method to make cups, plates, bowls and sculptural pieces. Decoration and glazing will also be explored.


  •  A materials & firing fee is included in the cost of the course

What to bring:-

  • Apron
  • Notebook & pen
  • An old towel
  • 20-30ltr lidded container (to store work)
  • Textured objects to press into clay e.g. lace, seed pods, shells, stamps etc
  • FAC provides 1 x bag of clay per student, students will be required to purchase further clay if needed
  • Closed footwear and appropriate clothing to be worn

Tutor Sandra Black

Sandra Black’s delicate, hand-detailed porcelain pieces are distinctive and well known in Western Australia for their refinement.

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