Session Duration 2 Hours
What’s included in the price?
All you need to bring with you is a smile. Be ready for a fun day, full of loads of information and pleasure and learning as well as most importantly learning how to work with clay and make your very own handmade pieces.
Are YOU looking for something new and exciting? Maybe you want to learn a new hobby? Possibly start a side line business to make some extra money? Is it time to give away thoughtful handmade gifts to loved ones? Join over 8000 others who have booked and attended the Midas Touch Crafts, Crafting REVOLUTION.
Our clients tell us all the time we offer the best crafting workshops in the UK – not to mention the best value.
We are so often told that crafting is one of those magical moments where we lose all stresses and return to a childlike relaxed state – so why not come along and de-stress yourself whilst trying your hand d at a new, exciting, fun craft.
We have worked with Groupon, Wowcher, Amazon, KGB, Grazia, Closer, ITV, Marie Claire, Hobby Craft, Shell, and a large rage of celebrity’s to spread the crafting revolution.
On the fun packed workshop you will make and take home 3 handmade ceramic pieces that you will have handmade and personally decorated!
On this outstandingly popular beginners level course you will be covering the basics of working with air clay. You will learn to wedge, centre and mould. You will be shown ad hen try your hand at all the basic techniques needed for different forms such as cylinders, vases, bowls and platters, jewellery boxes and many more. You will learn how to apply pattern directly to the clay surface and how different hand tools can be used effectively for this purpose. You will also be shown how to effectively paint all the pieces that you make – and the best bit not only do you take home all the knowledge you also take home all the pieces that you make to display and show off to family and friends.
The workshop covers:
- Varieties of clays
- Understanding how to use and work with the air clay
- Health and Safety
- How to mould the clay effectively
- Successfully taking care of the clay
- How to make several different pieces with the clay
- Correctly decorating the pieces made
- Working with the hand crafting tools
- How to finish the pieces for a professional touch
On this workshop we will teach you how to make a rind holder, a patterned bowl and a keep sake for any occasion like a new home, wedding gift or arrival of a new baby. We are always told we offer the best value for money in the UK, as we aim to ensure you leave will the understanding of not only how to work with any clay but also how to adapt the new skill to make a range of pieces AND how to decorate them, in different styles!
The course will ensure you make and walk away with;
*A handmade and painted jewelry holder
*Handmade and decorated bowl
*A keep sake of your choice – new home, wedding, baby arrival – you choose
* Clay handmade and decorated tea light holder
You will depart the workshop with an incomparable assortment of handcrafted ceramics to proudly display or give away as gifts, as well as the knowledge and confidence to create countless more.
Please note this is a beginners class with a min age of 8 years of age.