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Advanced Raku Workshop with John Evans - June 05, 2015 to June 08, 2015
The ĎAdvanced' workshop for those familiar with burnishing and the use of Terra Sig incorporates a wide range of  fuming and smoking techniques (including a pit-fire)  and will be over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Book early Fills up very quickly! 
John Evans - Original Alternative Raku Workshop - Sussex - May 22, 2015 to May 25, 2015
The 'Original' workshop course will include the use of burnishing and terra sigillata to provide the smooth and polished surface ideal for these 'naked clay' techniques. There will be tips on how to make work for successful firing, how to achieve those solid blacks and whites and the use of colour in naked raku.
Throwing teapots and teaware. Tim Andrews - February 06, 2015 to February 09, 2015
Using throwing and turning techniques in porcelain and stoneware, explore the form and function of teapots and teaware. 
Understanding colour in glazes. Linda Bloomfield - February 09, 2015 to February 15, 2015
Gain an understanding of making and using glazes focusing on how using colouring oxides affects different fluxes in a glaze.
Experimenting with paper clay. Claire Ireland - February 26, 2015 to March 01, 2015
Discover the exciting potential of building with paper clay.
Platters and place: using slips, stencils and stamps on clay. Anna Lambert - April 23, 2015 to April 26, 2015
Explore simple printmaking and drawing techniques on clay and use them to develop your responses to the beautiful gardens of West Dean. 
Mould Making For Slip Cast Ceramics with Ed Bentley - February 04, 2015 to February 06, 2015
These three day residential courses help craft potters, students or anyone wishing to develop their skills in plaster mould making for slip-cast ceramics.   All are welcome to attend, regardless of current skill level and background. 
Mould Making For Slip Cast Ceramics with Ed Bentley - April 22, 2015 to April 24, 2015
These three day residential courses help craft potters, students or anyone wishing to develop their skills in plaster mould making for slip-cast ceramics.   All are welcome to attend, regardless of current skill level and background. 
Glaze making and surface explorations: Jim Robison - May 24, 2015 to May 29, 2015
Informative lectures followed by practical experience of mixing raw materials into slips and glazes.
Making and decorating: Jim Robison - July 26, 2015 to July 31, 2015
Hands on making in all areas, but with specific emphasis on hand built and extruded forms.