Ceramic Tiles


Make a set of ceramic tiles over 2 sessions.
Limited places.
Booking essential.
All equipment & materials included. 

Open to all abilities.

Learn about the various techniques used in Islamic cultures to make ceramics, from Zelij mosaics to Iznik tiles! 

The first session will include an introduction to the world of ceramics as well as several demonstrations. Participants will then choose a pattern and use a plaster batt to press a number of earthenware tiles from moulds. Between the two sessions these tiles will be air dried and then bisque fired (a preliminary firing) to 1060 degrees°C. The second session is longer, dedicated to colour theory and painting the tiles with glaze. The tiles are then fired again to 1180°C, after which they will be ready to be hung on the wall, used outdoors or as a trivet (to protect tables from hot pans).

Day One – Ceramic tiles of the Islamic world – Pressing Tiles 
Saturday 2 – 6pm 11th January 2020 

Introductory lecture/demonstration. 
Preparing plaster mould and pressing tiles.

Day Two – Glazing Tiles
Saturday 2 – 6pm 8th February 2020 

Extended glaze painting session.

Course Details

Ceramic Tiles
Course Date:11th Jan & 8th Feb 2020  
2 Saturdays:2 - 6pm
Location: Bow Arts Trust, 183 Bow Rd, London E3 2SJ
Public transport:Bow Road Underground (District + Hammersmith & City line) is a 6 minute walk from the studio, Bow Church DLR is 3 min walk.
Course Fee £80COURSE FULL
All equipment & materials included.
Terms & Conditions:Refundable with 5 weeks' notice of cancellation.
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