Ceramics Intensive - Student Study Day for GCSE/6th Form/BTEC

  • 16 September 2016
  • 09:45 - 13:00
  • £7 per student. Up to 40 students. Places can be booked by more than one organisation. Groups of 5 students or over must be accompanied by a member of staff. Individual students over 16 can come unaccompanied if consent forms are supplied.

    To book please email wmg.schoolbookings@walthamforest.gov.uk

    Latest day for booking will be Friday 8 September. Payment can be made on the day or schools can be invoiced (a charge will still apply for non-attenders). 

An introduction to the Clare Twomey exhibition, tile-painting, artist studio tours and demonstrations by ceramicists Linda Green (glazing) and Raewyn Harrison (throwing and hand-building) based at the Lloyd Park Studios. There will aso be a chance to view ceramics from the William Morris Gallery collection that are not currently on display in a behind-the-scenes visit to the collection store.

Students will rotate to different activities in small groups:

  • An introduction to the Clare Twomey exhibition and her ideas, a chance to talk to the Master tile painter and apprentice at work on Clare's massive panel of Morris's Chrysanthemum design
  • The chance to have a go at ceramic tile painting in the style of William Morris
  • An introduction to Morris & Co's ceramics including a Gallery tour with sketching and a unique special access opportunity to explore art works in store including William de Morgan lustre ware with a Gallery curator
  • Chance to meet local ceramacists Raewyn Harrison and Linda Green, have tours of their studios in Lloyd Park and demonstrations of throwing and glazing techniques.