Nature is one of the recurring themes in Charlotte’s work. Join her for a day of creating beautiful decorative plaques and decorations inspired by leaves and grasses.
– Identify the characteristics of different clays and which best will take on impressions.
– Understand some of the making processes used when working with clay.
– Produce a range of items which demonstrate different techniques.
Complete a collection of plaques, small tiles and decorations using leaves and grasses to decorate them. All work is left for air drying and firing. If you are unable to collect, items can be posted but a nominal postage charge will apply.
Please note there is a £10 material charge payable on the day.
Click on the title below to find a list of what you’ll need to bring with you.
What to expect
Time at ArtisOn is designed to take you away from it all and provide the environment, the time and the guidance you need to create. You can expect a warm welcome, skilled and friendly tutors plus the chance to meet like-minded people keen to share ideas and experiences. You can even leave us to clear up the mess! There will usually be two workshops going on and we encourage everyone to mingle and be nosey about what the other workshop is up to.
Arrive in time to meet other participants over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits before beginning your session at the appointed time. There will be a mid-morning break for refreshments and a chance to talk over progress with others. Lunch is usually around 12:45 for about 45 mins – you can expect a homemade 2 course lunch. The main course will be delicious but don’t overdo it as the puds are usually worth waiting for! There will be a further afternoon break with the most wonderful cakes from Roots & Fruits Home Bakery, a North Yorkshire micro-bakery producing handmade bread and cakes. All food and refreshments are included in the price of the workshop.
Finish time is given as a target – there are occasions when the session may overrun so do let us know if you need to be away promptly.
We aim for your day to be a real treat… of course you could always learn a new skill in a shed or a draughty village hall with a curly sandwich, but we want you to have more fun than that! So we make it a day being looked after, with good food, good company and great inspiration!
What you’ll need to bring with you
Please bring cookie cutters or shape cutters along with a selection of interesting leaves and grasses to use as part of your designs.
Wear clothes that you don't mind getting messy.