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Taming Clay Workshop with Mike Skewes

Date: Saturday 15th June and Monday 17th June 6-8.30pm
Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Melbourne Clay Abbotsford

Join us for a full-day immersion into the fascinating world of clay at our hands-on workshop, "Taming Clay," led by renowned ceramicist Mike Skewes. From beginners to experienced artisans, this workshop is designed to elevate your understanding of clay.

Throughout the day, you'll engage in practical hands-on activities and enriching theory sessions, covering everything from Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) practices to troubleshooting common clay faults and adjustments. Gain valuable insights into shrinkage tests and the science behind why clay behaves the way it does, empowering you to anticipate and manage crucial aspects of ceramics with confidence.

Explore the intricate process of how clay is made, and unlock the secrets of understanding local wild clay sources, learning how to transform them into workable mediums that suit your artistic vision. Through interactive demonstrations and guided practice, you'll master the art of creating clays from scratch, honing techniques to achieve the perfect consistency and properties for your projects.

Whether you're just starting your journey with clay or looking to refine your skills, this workshop offers a wealth of knowledge and practical skills to enhance your craft. Come prepared to roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty, and unleash your creativity in a supportive and inspiring environment.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain everything you ever needed to know and more about taming clay.

Taming Clay 15th June

GST Included
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