The ceramic workshop takes you through all the stages in the ancient technique of pit firing. On day 1 you will be guided with demonstrations and tutoring on how to prepare your own pieces- choose from a wide selection of organics, seaweed and native wood, experience packing the pit and the processes behind achieving colour.
On day 2, return for the big reveal! Analyse the results, learn how to clean and seal the work. Course fee covers all materials, fuel, safety equipment and 2 vegetarian lunches. Participants can bring their own bisque fired pieces or wheel thrown pots can be pre-ordered.
Dates: Mon 26th + Tue 27th March. Weekends: 28th + 29th April, 26th + 27th May, 23rd + 24th June
Times: 10am to 4pm daily
Location: Strangfjord Open Studio, 60 Dunover Road, Ballywalter. Co. Down Bt22 2LE
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2 Day Pit Firing Workshop with Patricia Millar, County Down