Art for the every day life
HANDBUILDING COURSE
HANDBUILDING COURSE
$415.00 USD

HANDBUILDING COURSE

At POLKAROS, we love using traditional crafts to create colourful and cute modern ceramic pieces that sparks joy in our daily lives. The versatile and tactile nature of clay has allowed us to materialise our ideas over the years and we are excited to share our favourite craft with you In this 7 Sessions Handbuilding Course. Learn to create your original pieces with clay using traditional handbuilding techniques such as pinching, coiling and slab building. We will explore different forms, patterns and textures. This course will focus not only on the techniques but how to design and create your very own unique pieces. Let’s learn and grow together! 
OVERVIEW
You will learn about:
1. Handbuilding Fundamentals
- Pinching
- Coiling
- Slab Building
2. Planning and designing your clay pieces 
3. Colors and patterns exploration
- Underglaze and glazing applications and techniques 
COURSE PLAN
 
Week 1
Introduction to Handbuilding & Course Overview
Creating your own stamp
Technique focus: Pinching

Week 2
Technique focus: Trimming & Underglaze decoration

Week 3
Technique focus: Coiling

Week 4
Technique focus: Coiling

Week 5
Technique focus: Slab building

Week 6 & 7 
Underglaze and Glaze application
OUTCOMES
- Understanding of basic handbuilding techniques
- How to use glazes and underglazes to materialize your designs
- 5-6 pieces of fired items
SCHEDULE
Saturdays 3pm-6pm / Course start date: 15 Jan. 2022
Course dates: 15 Jan., 22 Jan., 29 Jan., 5 Feb., 12 Feb., 19 Feb. & 26 Feb.
FEE: SGD560
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