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Watercolour Masterclass 10am / Family Pinch Pots Workshop 2pm

  • Surrey Art School Surrey Art School Dorking United Kingdom (map)

Come and make time to make together with our lovely Family Ceramics Workshop led by Jo Hannah.

In this family friendly workshop you will learn how to form a pot using the simplest of ceramic techniques, ‘pinching’. This technique is ideal for anyone who is new to clay and would like a gentle introduction to the medium. Using only a ball of clay and your hands, you will be shown the process of forming a simple pot.

This is a lovely activity to sit and do together and can be adapted to suit both young learners and adults. You can carve designs into your pots and add brightly coloured slip to decorate the final vessels!

Jo Hannah is an experienced 'maker' whose creative practice with clay explores the beauty of natural materials - undergoing state changes  through firing and becoming beautiful, robust rustic pieces made or raised by a gentle hand. Jo is a great believer in the therapeutic qualities of working with clay and her workshops are calm and mindful.

Workshop Date: Saturday 6th April 2019

Workshop time: 14:00 to 16:00

Workshop Location: Surrey Art School, The Old Dairy, RH5 5DL

Tutor: Jo Hannah

Age range: 8 - 16’s

Book online to secure your spot. Full booking terms and conditions are here.   


This unique masterclass allows you access to one of our true local talents. Jane will introduce you to some of her work and her working methods using the wet-on-wet watercolour technique.

You will receive practical guidance on how to wet your paper, add colour, subtract certain areas - working with artist quality pigments and watching them spread loosely across the page.

Jane will break down each step of the process for creating these lovely birds - from setting a wash for the background, to drawing out the main body shape and adding colour, to creating the delicate branch for your little bird to sit on. She’ll share ideas for little flourishes too - from flicking the paint to working in depth through layering the paint.

Class date: Saturday 6th April 2019

Class Time: 10:00 to 12:00 

Class Level: Beginners

Tutor: Jane Davies

Location: Surrey Art School / Studio Dean House Farm / RH5 5DL

Later Event: April 7