Ceramics & Sculpture adults Courses

Handbuilding with Coloured Clays

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Explore ways of constructing functional and sculptural objects with clay. Using three classical methods of handbuilding – pinch, coil and slab – develop your understanding of clay forming and joining techniques. Learn how to colour clays for marbled, applied or inlay effects. Works will then be glazed and polished to enhance surfaces.


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

What to bring:-

  • Apron
  • Notebook & pen
  • An old towel
  • 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


 Wheel chair symbolBuilding Access:

FAC is a heritage listed building with access limitations. If you have any special access requirements please contact reception on 9432 9555 before enrolling in a course.

Students with Special Requirements:

If you or the person you are wishing to enrol has special requirements, please contact reception on 9432 9555 to discuss suitability and how we can help.

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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