Art for the every day life
7-WEEK HANDBUILDING COURSE
7-WEEK HANDBUILDING COURSE
$415.00 USD

7-WEEK HANDBUILDING COURSE

At POLKAROS, we love using traditional crafts to create modern designs that can be enjoyed in our daily lives. In this 7-Week Handbuilding Course, you will learn about traditional handbuilding techniques and how you can use them to create your original designs. We will explore different forms, patterns and textures. This course will focus on clay art and design. Let’s learn and grow together! 
OVERVIEW
You will learn about:
1. Handbuilding Fundamentals - Pinching, Coiling, Slab Building
2. Building your own Pattern & Texture Library
3. Managing your clay - Recycling and Wedging
4. 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: Coiling

Week 3
Technique focus: Coiling

Week 4
Building a Pattern & Texture Library
Technique focus: Slab Building

Week 5
Technique focus: Slab building

Week 6 & 7 
Underglaze and Glaze application

OUTCOMES
- Understanding of basic handbuilding techniques
- 5-6pieces of fired items
- A set of tile samples for your pattern and texture library

SCHEDULE
Every Saturday 11am -1pm
Course start date: 20 March 2021
*Please note that all orders on our online store are processed in USD at the latest exchange rate. If you are paying with PayPal using SGD, there will be an additional charge for currency conversion. If you prefer to make payment via local bank transfer or PayNow, please contact us at shop(@)polkaros.com. Thanks!

 

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