Here are the workshops that the Leitrim Sculpture Centre is facilitating for Autumn. These workshops provide opportunities for the public to practice artistic processes and are designed for beginners and the more experienced.
C1 Techniques For Ceramic/Pot Construction
August 29– 30.
Tutor: Ross Cochrane/Bettina Seitz. Duration: 2 days. Participants: 5.
This course will teach a series of hand-building techniques for the construction of sculptural forms in clay, including coil-building, slab-building and solid modelling in clay using removable armatures and techniques for hollowing out work in preparation for ceramic firing. You will have a basic knowledge of the ceramic process through samples and practical demonstrations under the tuition of the artist. Beginners to intermediate.
C2 Techniques For Ceramic/Clay Sculpture
August 31 – September 1.
Tutor: Ross Cochrane/Bettina Seitz. Duration: 2 Days. Participants: 5.
An in depth exploration of various ceramic /clay hand building techniques for constructing more challenging and larger forms with detailed information on various types of clays, tools, decorating techniques and the ceramic process in general. Previous experience or prior attendance of basic /intermediate course is essential.
W1 Wood Construction Course
August 30- 31.
Tutor: David Spence. Duration: 2 Days. Participants: 8.
This course covers wood selection and preparation, making joints and cleaning and finishing your wood product with the use of hand and machine methods. Tool maintenance, health and safety and reading construction drawings. It will provide the possibility to work from a drawing to make a jointed softwood product. Students come with: sturdy boots.
For information on costs and further details visit: www.leitrimsculpturecentre.ie or call: (071) 9855098.