Hanging Vases and Planters in Clay (NEW!) with Holly O'Meehan

Learn how to manipulate clay with your hands to create a unique hanging vase or planter in this intensive one day workshop led by Holly O'Meehan. Experiment with manual techniques such as pinching, coiling and slab building before translating these skills in your own hanging handbuilt form for enjoyment in your home, garden, or to gift to a friend. Your form will be bisque fired in the FAC kilns.

Materials:-

  •  One bag of clay & a firing fee is included in the cost of the course

What to bring:-

  • Apron
  • Notebook & pen
  • Clay tools (if you have them)
  • An old towel
  • FAC provides 1 x bag of clay per student, students will be required to purchase further clay if needed
  • Students must wear appropriate clothing, closed-toe shoes and tie up long hair for safety reasons
  • We suggest bringing your own lunch as cafes in the vicinity can be very busy during peak periods

Firing & Glazing:-

  • It is not always possible to fire and glaze all pieces made before the end of your course. The firing of each individual item is dependent on many factors including: – drying time, thickness, size, amount of work, when pieces are finished (i.e., towards the end of term the kilns are extremely full), and whether the pieces require bisque or glaze firing. We do our upmost to fire as much work as possible each week, however, please bear in mind all of the above considerations. Please plan in advance if you would like to glaze in your final week of class.
  • Once fired, work is left on the collection shelves and an email sent out with collection times. It is the student’s responsibility to identify and collect their own work.
  • There are stand-alone glazing courses on offer each term if you would like to come back and finish your work another time.

COVID

Please note, COVID restrictions may apply at the time of this course. By enrolling, you agree to abide by the restrictions at all times while onsite. Please visit the COVID Safe page on our website to read the most up to date information or visit wa.gov.au.

Building 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 or email [email protected] to discuss suitability and how we can help.

Tutor Holly O'Meehan

Holly O'Meehan is an emerging West Australian artist whose practice focuses on combining ceramics with textiles.

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