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Kickstart Your Creativity

August 1 @ 12:00 pm August 5 @ 4:00 pm

kickstart your creativity

Kickstart your creativity is an intensive course of 20 hours divided into 5 sessions of 4 hours each.

Get inspired by the Canadian artist Trina Doerr and allow yourself to push the limits of your materials and create original and authentic artworks.

In this five-day course we will discuss methods to help kickstart your creativity and move towards developing your own personal style using clay. We will focus on embracing your imagination and translating it into your work.

Participants will be gently guided towards making signature pieces of transformative art. You will be encouraged to embrace your own processes, develop new ways to implement and strengthen your style while solving problems and technically strengthening your skill set.

This class is part of the 2022 Ceramics Summer School Program >> Read more here!

Class Schedule

Day One: Introduction, discussion of goals and developing ideas. Make small pinch pot vessels and three-dimensional slab shapes. These will be used to make small maquettes of the proposer sculpture.

Day Two: Start the process of hand building the rudimentary forms that will be used in the sculpture.

Day Three: Continue developing the forms and start the general assembly of the sculpture.

Day Four: Assemble and refine the sculpture

Day Five: Apply textures, underglazes, slips and oxides. Finish sculpture.

Please note:

  • Previous experience with ceramics is recommended, but not required
  • Minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 people in this class
  • All the of the materials and tools are provided

Spaces are limited! Please inquire here


August 1 @ 12:00 pm
August 5 @ 4:00 pm
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