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3-day Hand-building and Decorating Class – August Bank Holiday

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An intense, 3-day pottery course covering 3 hand-building techniques- coiling, slab-building and press moulding; followed by an introduction to slip decorating techniques (stencils and transfers) and texturizing (scraffito/relief and stamping).

This is a hands-on pottery making course.

Participants will make and decorate at least 3 pottery pieces; all work will be fired, glazed and returned to students within 4 weeks after the class (shipping work can be arranged at extra charge).

DAY 1 – 3rd August,12-6pm

Hand-building day. Three hand-building techniques will be explained and presented, followed by students practicing each technique.

DAY 2 – 4th August- 12-6pm 

Day 2 introduces the decoration techniques and participants will be able to finish, refine and decorate all pots made during Day 1.

DAY 3 – 5th August ,12-4pm

Day 3 will be dedicated to your creativity and either finishing pieces from previous days or working on new projects of your choice .

This course is suitable for everyone aged 16 and over with interest in clay, from absolute beginners to advanced clay users who want to learn and test techniques I use in my practice.

Minimum 4, maximum 7 participants.

All materials and tools provided.

Please bring your own snacks and refreshments.

Please, make sure you arrive on time as each day starts with presentation.

To book visit:

Event Address: karoArt, 404 South Circular Road, Dublin8, D08AH2H, ROI

Advanced Booking is Required

Suitable For: Adults 16+

Accessibility Information

Toilet on site. The studio is wheelchair accessible (over a small step at the entrance) and one of the workstations is suitable for wheelchair users. There are a few workstations with chairs provided, most of them are standing. DIRECTIONS: Studio address is: karoArt, 404 South Circular Road, Dublin8, D08AH2H, ROI There are on street parking spaces available around the area, some are free of charge.  Public transport - Red Luas Line (Fatima Station) and Dublin Bus lines 151, 27, 77A, 56A (Dolphins Barn /Tesco Express Stop) or 122, 68 and 68A (Dolphin’s Barn Church Stop). Cancellations policy- we accept cancellations and provide full refund for cancellations made 2 weeks in advance of the class. Late cancellations and no-shows will not be refunded.

Organiser: : karoArt

Event Email: :

Event Contact Number: : +353 857039245

Event Website: :

Event Memberships

Design & Crafts Council Ireland, Made Local

All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Karo Grudniewska

Starts: Sat 3 Aug at 12:00 pm

Ends: Mon 5 Aug at 6:00 pm

Craft Type: Ceramics

Event Location: Dublin City

Event Type: Workshop

Price: €275