The teen workshops is being organised with Aoife Natsumi Frehan in partnership with Direct provision. This workshop will NOT be open to the public and will be run from the direct provision centre in Salthill.
The workshops will be a fun and inclusive introduction to ceramics.
This is the ideal experience for Anyone who would like to get a taster experience of clay, without the pressure to ‘create the perfect recognisable form’
Forge Artists Emma O’Toole and Aoife Natsumi Frehan have already prepared and pre made some cute little clay pumpkins, the participants will get to decorate, paint and design however they wish using underglaze.
Forge Artists Emma and Aoife will be there to demonstrate and guide participants in how to use underglaze materials this is special brush-on paints that are suitable for the kiln (ceramic oven) as well as a easy and fun material to use.
We will then fire or “cook” the decorated pumpkins in the forge clay studios kiln shortly after the workshop and the pumpkins will be ready to collect approximately two weeks after the initial workshop.
** PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS INVITATION ONLY**