Hand Building & Smoke Firing Course at the Moulin with Frances Marr

  • Address: Le Moulin de Leymonie du Maupas, ISSAC, France, 24400.
  • Telephone: +33 553 805044
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  • Web-site: www.sylphbaier.co.uk
  • Dates: 11 Jun 2017 to: 17 Jun 2017

Over the the course of the week we will explore smoke-firing techniques resulting from the interaction of clay and fire. 

Course Details

There will be opportunity to hand build pieces of work suitable for taking on the markings left by contact with the fire, this will include surface marking and burnishing. We will also explore different ways of creating unique surface patterns during the smoke firing process. At the end of the week we will smoke fire the work ready to take home after it's final transformation.

Tuition will be structured in a similar fashion to Sylph's other courses with 20 hours of tuition and a workshop available until 9 pm. If you have any questions regarding the course please do get in contact with me here

Residency Packages include: Residency packages are with full board, lodging and airport transfers. The closest airport is Bergerac with competitively priced flights from London Stansted and Southampton. 

Airport transfers from and too Bergerac Airport. Please inform us of your flight details. 

Full board and lodging. Continental buffet breakfast, a 3 course French lunch at the local inn and a light buffet supper at the Moulin. Note: Dietary requirements can be catered for, please let us know in advance.

Use of the library and sitting areas at the Moulin as well as access to the grounds for walks and relaxation. The Moulin is in an area which is accredited as a bird sanctuary and is situated in a valley with extensive woodland walks

Booking: Please contact Sylph  to book a place on the course.

If you wish to attend the course and your partner just wants a holiday a special partners rate of 380 is available for full board and lodging. Please let us know when booking. 

To book a deposit of 20% secures your booking and is non refundable should you cancel. Balance is due before arrival. 

There are lots more photos of The Moulin and information on Sylphs website.