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Nerikomi - Handbuilding

Learn the Vibrant world of Nerikomi.

  • Started Jul 4
  • 350 Canadian dollars
  • Burlington

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Course Description

Date: July 4, 2024 End Date: July 25 Exclusion Date: July 11 Time: 6-8p Instructor: Yvette Garcia-Mier Explore the intricate and vibrant world of Nerikomi, a traditional Japanese ceramics technique. Nerikomi involves layering and stacking colored clay to create intricate patterns and designs within the body of the ceramic piece, resulting in unique and mesmerizing works of art. In this 3 day hands-on course, designed for potters who have worked with clay before, you will learn the process of colouring and prepping clay, pattern creation and finishing your vessel . Week 1 - Choose colours and prep clay Week 2 - Create patterned slabs Week 3 - Create ceramic vessel. After their vessels are complete, students leave their work to dry and a ceramic technician will bisque fire, glaze and re-fire to turn the work into ceramics. This course includes everything you need to create your pieces. Instruction, equipment, clay, tools, glaze, and firing. Who is this Workshop for? Potters who have some experience with clay, especially wedging and prepping clay. This workshop is intended for adults 18+. Younger? Reach out to us to ask about teen and children’s workshops. Hot Tips Jewelry might get in the way. Bring an apron or an old T-shirt Bring your inspiration. How long is the workshop? Once a week, 2 hours - clean up is included. Picking up you works for workshops: Pieces usually take 3-4 weeks to be completed. Students are emailed when the work is ready to be picked up. Cancellation Policy Cancellations must be made in writing by email to info@beyondpottery.ca Cancellations will be subject to the following: -Cancellations within 14 days of the start date will be charged the full course fee. -Cancellations within 15-28 days of the start date will be charged 50% of the course fee. -If the participant fails to attend the course the full course fees are payable. Terms and Conditions -Courses are for Adults 18+ unless otherwise stated -All courses are non-refundable -We require at least two week advance notice to reschedule a course, regardless of the date of booking. -There are no partial refunds for missed classes.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing by email to info@beyondpottery.ca Cancellations will be subject to the following: -Cancellations within 14 days of the start date will be charged the full course fee. -Cancellations within 15-28 days of the start date will be charged 50% of the course fee. -If the participant fails to attend the course the full course fees are payable. Terms and Conditions -Courses are for Adults 18+ unless otherwise stated -All courses are non-refundable -We require at least two week advance notice to reschedule a course, regardless of the date of booking. -There are no partial refunds for missed classes.


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