29 April - 8 July 2018
This course offers young people a focused environment to develop skills, techniques and ideas through working with clay. Using the themes from the current exhibitions as a starting point, participants will produce a body of work with time to develop and reflect on making and individual practice. There will be an open studio showcase on the last day.
This course is suitable for beginners or those with some experience of clay. It is aimed at young people of secondary school age in Key Stage 3: Year groups 7, 8 and 9.
The course will be broken down into a series of demonstrations and practical projects that will include:
Sophie Alda will lead this course. Sophie studied at Brighton University, graduating in 2009 and currently lives and works between London and Bristol. She is an artist, designer, maker, facilitator and founding member of east London workshop co-operative Clay Collective. Her work spans co-operation, community organising and exploration of sculptural form. Her vessels and sculptures are all individually hand-built, painted and glazed, combining simple playful design, rich colour and a narrative twist.
Concessionary fees are available to attendees who are in receipt of housing and council tax benefits, income support, jobseeker’s allowance or a state pension, full-time students with NUS cards or those who are registered as disabled.
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