Give that special person the opportunity to explore their creativity with a gift voucher from Colin's Studio. Vouchers available from 10€ upwards.
If you would like to join a workshop but the can’t make the dates available,please contact us and we’ll do our best to find an alternative day and ,or time for you.
Individual tuition is also available.
Christmas Tree Trio
Course dates - Sunday 14th Nov 14.00 – 18.00
& Sun 21st Nov 14.00- 15.30
Total of 5 1/2 hours
Cost 70 euros
In this special Christmas workshop you will make three Ceramic Christmas Trees that look stunning as they are or when illuminated with a tealight.You will create your own design using different surface decoration techniques.
The second Sunday is for glazing your small, medium and large trees. The photo shows the trio in progress, before firing and glazing.
What’s include in the price:
Tuition, clay and firing of your finished piece of work. Tea, coffee and biscuits are always available.
What to bring:
An apron or wear old clothes . Working in clay can be messy
To book or if you have any questions please either email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Annette on 06 59 23 66 00 or complete the form below.
Christmas Angel Lantern
Course dates - Sat 6th Nov 14.00 -18.00
& Sat 13th Nov 14.00-16.00
Total of 6 hours
Cost 65 euros
Create this beautiful white Angel which can be illuminated with a tea light or fairy lights.
In this workshop, which is suitable for beginners , you’ll firstly make the body, wings and face of the Angel and create your own design on the surface. You can follow my design or create your own unique Angel. The photo shows an Angel before firing and clear glazing. She will be white after firing.
An apron or wear old clothes . Working in clay can be messy.
Course dates - 2 Saturday mornings 21st & 27th November
10.30 – 13.00 Total of 5 hours
Cost 50 euros
Suitable for beginners
Create a beautiful seascape.,approx15 x 15 cm in white clay, on this course which is suitable for beginners.
You will be able to follow my designs or create your own unique piece.
Your finished work will then be fired, clear glazed and re fired by me in my studio.
What’s include in the price
Clay and firing
Tea, coffee, and biscuits
What to bring
Easter Island Carving Workshop
Course dates - Monday 18th October & Tuesday 19th October 2021 9.30 - 17.30
Friday 22nd October 9.30 - 12.30
Total of 17 hours
Cost 100 euros
A great introduction to stone carving using a light , easy to carve Therma building block.
You will learn how to sketch out the design and how to use the appropriate tools.
The final half day is for refining and finishing.
Tuition, tools and materials
Tea , coffee and biscuits
A packed lunch on the first two days
A pair of safety goggles and a builders mask.
CREATE A HARE SCULPTURE
Course dates. 3 Friday afternoons Total of 8 hours , 2 x 14.00- 17.00 1 x 14.00-16.00
Cost 80 euros Nov/ Dec fully booked , new dates will be her soon.
SUITABLE FOR - Beginners and Intermediate
This course is suitable for beginners and the intermediate student. You will create a Hare sculpture approx 20 - 25 cm high.
The course begins with an introduction to the material and technique followed by a demonstration. You will then create your own Hare sculpture. I will guide you throughout the whole process, explaining how to handle and control the clay and assisting you with getting your proportions right.
Your sculpture will stay at the studio to dry and then you'll return for a 2 hour hollowing out and finishing session . This is followed by further drying time and when ready , firing in my kiln. The piece will be ready for collection 2-4 weeks after completion.
What's included in the price -
Tea, coffee, cakes and biscuits
What to bring - an apron or old clothing
Human Figure Workshop
Course Dates - please contact us for further information
Total of 12 hours
SUITABLE FOR - Some experience useful but all abilities welcome.
Figurative human sculpture has an ancient tradition and still fascinates us today.
Modelling the human form from clay represents a challenge for any artist but the secret to success is an understanding of proportion and basic human anatomy.
I will demonstrate how to achieve this using photographic reference and Nigel, our resident life size skeleton.
I will guide you through the whole process, explaining the articulation of the skeleton and where the major muscle groups sit so that you can create your own life like sculpture.
Finally you will hollow out your figure ready for firing in the kiln.
What’s included -
Tea , coffee, biscuits
GREEN MAN WORKSHOP
Course dates - please contact us for further information
Total 7 hours Cost 70 euros
There is an option to add an additional glazing session for 15 euros.
SUITABLE FOR - all levels including beginners
The Green Man is an ancient nature symbol and faces decorated with berries, foliage and vegetation have been made to represent these pagan idols for centuries .
in this workshop you can become part of this ancient tradition and make your own interpretation of the Green Man or Woman. On the first day I will demonstrate how to model the face and using straight forward techniques you'll learn how to construct the facial features in the right proportionsThe second morning is for decorating , hollowing out and refining the features of your Green Man Mask.I’ll demonstrate how to create leaves and foliage and help you achieve the finished look that you wantIt will then stay at the studio to dry and be fired.
If you’d like to add some colour an additional glazing workshop is available for 15 euros.
Tuition, clay and firing of your finished work.
Tea, coffee and biscuits.
Human head , Anatomy & Sculpture Workshop
Total of 21 hours
Cost 180 euros
Suitable for those with previous experience.
I will take you carefully and thoroughly through all the stages required to create a life size human head sculpture in clay, explaining in detail how to model the facial features and how to position them in proportion to each other .
In this intensive and fascinating workshop we’ll be sculpting from the inside to the outside , learning the correct anatomical structures of the human face before putting flesh onto the bones.
You will achieve a life like ceramic head that will stay to dry and be fired in my studio kiln after which it will be ready for you to collect.
Reference material is available at the studio but you can bring your own photographs too.
21 hours tuition, clay and firing of your finished piece of work. Tea, coffee and biscuits are always available.
Please bring a packed lunch on the full days, a one hour lunch break is included in the time.
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