Paper Clay Sculpture Class

Experiment with the paper clay technique



6 hours 1 to 6 label $127


Enjoy a class where you will create paper clay sculptures with like-minded people!

In class, suitable for absolute beginners, teachers, through to the most experienced clay user, you will learn from an expert, in a fun and hands-on way. Remember to wear old-comfortable clothes, as you may get messy being creative!

During the day you will learn new and centuries old clay techniques that you will use to create paper clay sculptures. You will master the technique and develop a personal, creative style, which you can then apply when making pottery and sculpture.

You will enjoy a fun, hands on, day of making, experimenting, with like-minded people and gain a real insight into the thinking, processes and studio practice of an artist. Gain new knowledge, skills, and confidence and take home one or two creations of your own.

What you'll get

- You will get one or two paper clay creations made by you.
- Includes free $20 of paper clay to use and keep.
- Free parking, tea and coffee.

What to bring

Covered shoes are necessary as this is a working artist studio. Bring a box to take home your creations, an old newspaper, hand towel, and only if you have them; ice cream container with lid, clay tools or spare kitchen utilities (e.g. garlic crusher, apple corer, different sized bowls).

Suitable for

This workshop is great for individuals and couples as well as for a hens party, special occasion, birthday, baby shower, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

Location

Robertson Park Artists Studio - Robertson Park Artists Studio, 176 Fitzgerald St, Perth WA

Your teacher
Graham Hay
Graham Hay
(Perth Pottery and Sculpture Classes)

A “clay-aholic", with over 20 years experience and tertiary qualifications in both making and teaching ceramics.

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Life long passion about clay, and helping others to enjoy learning about and making in clay. Internationally recognised expert in teaching absolute beginners and the very experienced.

Committed to continuously experimenting, learning and improving his own knowledge and art making.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING: Separate qualifications from Otago, UWA, Edith Cowan and Curtin University (hon). The latter two in ceramics and sculpture. Annually visits, shares and learns from fellow international level ceramic experts.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE: EDUCATION: Co-lead Hungarian, Sweden, and US (x5) international ceramics conferences. Invited into schools / universities / beginner / professional groups (200+) to give lectures, workshops and demonstrations, across 12 countries. Invited external examiner of a 2017 ANU ceramics based PhD. In 2018 commenced a PhD at Curtin University. Published 25 articles in ceramic and ceramic education journals, in six countries.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE: ARTIST: Participated in 170+ exhibitions, 4 international biennale, including the 2017 Venice Biennale. In public collections in six countries, including the Art Gallery of WA. Art and techniques feature in dozens of leading books and journals.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP: Exhibiting Member of the Australian Ceramic Association, Craft Australia, Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia, numerous national and international professional ceramic, ceramic education, art education and artist associations.


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