Pigmented clay ceramics

Course summary

Learn the basics of hand building to create plates and bowls with pigmented clay, including how to roll a slab and create patterns using embedded pigmented clay, how to design your own shape, cut and finish clay.

Anna will also teach you how to how to use Japanese wooden push moulds to create professional looking plates and bowls.

Finished pieces will be painted with a clear glaze in gloss or matte and fired in the kiln by Anna and can be collected two weeks after the class.

Students will complete 2-3 pieces.

Collection details will be informed.

What you will learn

  • hand building techniques.
  • how to roll a clay slab.
  • how to embed pigmented clay to create patterns.
  • how to create free form plates

What you will get

  • 2 to 3 beautiful plates or bowls

About the tutor

Anna Kolusniewski is recognised as one of Australia leading costume jewellery designers. Her design interest include lead lighting, mosaic, sculpture, printing and fine art techniques, millinery, and metal and theatrical costumes.

Anna is passionate about teaching and sharing her extensive knowledge in jewellery making and art and craft techniques. She believes everyone has the ability to be creative and with positive encouragement can produce beautiful artwork.

Course cost

COST: $135.00

Class availability: 11 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Saturday 11 March
1.30pm – 4.30pm (1 session)

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


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