We are excited to host Leach Pottery here at Porthmeor Studios to work with our young artists!
Porthmeor Art Collective – Make a Plate with Leach Pottery
Clay / Beginners – Materials included
Taking inspiration from natural forms, young artists will be taught how to make their own press mould plates to be fired and glazed. They will experiment with slip decoration methods such as slip trailing, feathering and sgraffito.
This session will teach them basic use of a one part press mould and an introduction into slip decoration methods. Young artists will leave with one piece that will be glazed and fired at the Leach Pottery and sent to them up to 12 weeks after the course has finished. Come in old clothes please!
For young artists aged 11-16, this group helps young people connect with their creativity and get to know contemporary art practices.
We are happy to continue to offer limited FREE Scholarship places for those on low income. Please contact Cat Lee Youth Arts Manager for a Scholarship application form to apply email@example.com.
What to Bring
Our studios are fully equipped and we provide you with all the art materials you need for your workshop so just bring yourself and lots of enthusiasm!
The class will be held in the ground floor studio at the School of Painting.
Timings & Breaks
The workshops start at 2pm and finish at 4pm. We will have a comfort break in the middle.
At St Ives School of Painting we recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. Our Trustees, staff and volunteers share this commitment. See our Safeguarding Policy under our Quick Links in the footer.
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