February Workshop | 2 hours + Glazing

Little Birdie

Join us for this 2-visit* clay workshop!

Beauty meets simplicity in this 2 part stoneware clay workshop, Little Birdie. *Glazing is not included in the building price for all 2 part workshops.

February | Little Birdie | 2 Hr Instructor Guided Workshop

$27.00
 
$27.00
 

Workshop Details

Hygge is a Danish concept all about creating coziness, comfort, and happiness in your life. What better way to practice hygge than by making a beautiful mini vase that will hold the sweetest little flowers and make us dream of spring.

Learn the art of stoneware clay sculpture in this no-experience needed workshop. You’ll be guided through step-by-step how to sculpt a Little Birdie. Then, return once your clay is dried and fired to add the glaze—you choose the colours!

Timeline

1. Build & Sculpt: 2 hours of instruction, stay up to 30 min after to finesse. Create using our high fire clay and we will dry and fire the clay in the kiln.

2. Glaze: Return to the studio to add the beautiful glazes. Book at least one week after your build date. We recommend booking 1-1.5 hours, depending on the amount of detail :)

3. Pick Up: We will fire it again in the kiln. In approximately 10 days after glazing, it’ll be ready for pick up.

Size

4.5" H × 3" W

Techniques & Materials

Techniques: slab building, scratch and slip, glazing

Materials: brown stoneware clay, underglaze, high fire clear glaze

Stoneware Clay 101

The most important thing to remember when working with clay is to relax and enjoy the process of making hand made art! Clay is like magical mud for creating fantastic pottery and cool ceramics. First, you shape it into whatever you want. Then it has to air dry and go into a super-hot oven called a kiln, where it gets fired at really high temperatures (around 1,200°C!). After it’s been fired once it’s ready for the colourful and clear glazes! Finally. it gets fired again to cure the glazes to the clay. 

"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."

—Maya Angelou