Make your own ceramics!

Would you like to make your own ceramics? Join one of Fenna’s workshops or courses. You can cast your own porcelain product or decorate pre-baked porcelain to create your own, one of a kind, ceramic tableware. These workshops are a fun and creative activity to do with friends and colleagues. Your own porcelain designs will be shipped to you afterwards.

If you’d like to learn more about how a porcelain product is made from idea to final design you can follow a multiple day course. Fenna will share her knowledge about ceramics with much enthusiasm. In this course you will have the opportunity to create your own design. No prior ceramic knowledge is required, so everyone can join in.

Workshop 1: Casting porcelain clay

In this workshop you will learn how to cast porcelain cups and bowls. After an introduction to ceramics action is required as you will start to make your own tableware. Fenna will show different casting and decorating techniques so that you can give your products a special and personal look. This is a perfect workshop for anyone who’d like to experience the ceramics craft. It is a fun and creative outing to do with friends or colleagues!

When?
Saturday or Sunday afternoon from 13:00 – 17:00h
The next workshop is planned on:
Other dates and/or times are possible on request. Please contact Fenna for more information.

Workshop fee
€99,- pp*
* This fee includes material costs (such as casting clay, decorating materials, colour pigments, a final glazing of the products, etc.), firing in the kiln, shipment of the products and tea and a snack.

Participants
3 – 6 adults
For those with little or no knowledge of ceramics and for those who have already taken a related course.
(this course is also available for 1 – 2 persons – additional charges will be applied)

Where?
This workshop will take place at the studio of Fenna Oosterhoff on St. Janskerkstraat 86a in Arnhem

 

Workshop 2: Decorating porcelain tableware

In this workshop you will decorate pre-baked porcelain cups and bowls. You will learn different glazing techniques and use them to create your own unique tableware pieces. This is a perfect workshop for those who’d like to experience the ceramics craft and for spending a nice and creative day with friends or colleagues for example!

After the workshop the products will go in the kiln. The designs will be shipped to you when finished.

When?
Saturday or Sunday afternoon from 13:00 – 17:00h
The next workshop is planned on:
Other dates and/or times are possible on request. Please contact Fenna for more information.

Workshop fee
€99,- pp*
* This fee includes material costs (such as biscuit products, decorating materials, glazes, colour pigments, etc.), firing in the kiln, shipment of the products and tea and a snack.

Participants
3 – 6 adults
For those with little or no knowledge of ceramics and for those who have already taken a related course.
(this course is also available for 1 – 2 persons – additional charges will be applied)

Where?
This workshop will take place at the studio of Fenna Oosterhoff on St. Janskerkstraat 86a in Arnhem.

Course: Basic techniques

In this course you will learn various ceramic techniques and make your own porcelain tableware pieces! You will learn how to make a plaster mould and everything about casting and glazing processes. At the end of the course your products will go into the kiln and your finished work will we shipped to you.

 

About the course
The course will consist of 4 lessons.

Lesson 1: After an introduction to ceramics we start with making the mother mould of your design. Each participant may bring a bowl, mug or plate that can serve as the basic shape of your design and that you can model to your liking. There will also be basic shapes available that can be used. Duration: 3 hours.

Lesson 2: In this lesson we will make casting moulds. Duration 4 hours.

Lesson 3: Now you will get a first glimpse of your design! In this lesson Fenna will teach you how to work with porcelain casting clay. Duration 3 hours

lesson 4: In this lesson you will learn different glazing techniques and you will decorate you own design however you like it. Duration: 3 hours.

When?
The next course is scheduled on:
(This course can also be given on other data upon request. Feel free to contact Fenna.)

Course fee
€285,- pp*
* This fee includes material costs (such as plaster, casting clay, glaze, colour pigments, glue and decorating materials, clay etc.), firing in the kiln, shipment of the products and tea and a snack)

Participants
3 – 6 adults
For those with little or no knowledge of ceramics and for those who have taken a related course.
(this course is also available for 1 – 2 persons – additional charges will be applied)

Where?
This workshop will take place at the studio of Fenna Oosterhoff on St. Janskerkstraat 86a in Arnhem