Introduction to Hand Building Mugs – Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design

Introduction to Hand Building Mugs

Introduction to Hand Building Mugs
Date: September 21 (Tuesday) & September 23, 2021 (Thursday)
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Instructor: Solskin (SKE) Brask
Fee: $60.00 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $69.00 plus HST (Non-Members)

Hand Building is working with clay by hand using only simple tools, not the pottery wheel. 

Class 1: The Instructor will give a brief demo on how to make a mug. Students will roll out clay and form a mug to their liking.

Class 2: The Instructor will give a brief demo on how to glaze bisqueware. Students will choose glazes or any other decorative pieces they would like to add and then glaze their work.

Tuition fees include the use of all tools, equipment, glazes, firings and clay.

Solskin (SKE) Brask is a ceramicist and illustrator. After graduating from OCAD University they have been accepted under the year long emerging artist residency. They combine elements of illustration, fibre, clay and other found materials to create a visual language exploring the themes of identity and gender, Solskin is influenced by intersections of identity and shared memory. Using bright colours, textures and bold shapes, Solskin creates work that is politically charged, yet holds space for abstract and hidden messages. 

Advance registration for members begins August 30.

General registration for non-members begins September 13.

For more information on this program or to register, email or phone 902.539.7491 ext 111.