Sculptural Clay Tile Making Courses @ Eramboo
Wednesdays March 4th – 25th 2020
Join us for a 4-week course beginning 4th of March 2020, on Wednesdays, 10:30-12:30pm. These classes will be run over four inspiring weeks in the beautiful bushland scenery at Eramboo Artist Environment on the edge of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park!
Be guided by local artist Michelle Perrett in creating a series of ceramic tiles inspired by the Australian native flora. Find inspiration at Eramboo to develop a range of compositions on your tiles and expand your clay-making skills! Instructor Michelle Perrett will guide the class in discovering how to build up detailed clay surfaces using round and square shaped ceramic tiles as your foundation.
Students will be drawing fresh inspiration and perspectives from the local landscape for tile work incorporating textures, patterns and individual ideas. Bring your own images that inspire you to the first class. Beginner’s welcome!
Bookings essential – Limited spaces available. Tickets via Eventbrite.
About the instructor:
Michelle Perrett is a Sydney visual artist working in ceramics and installation. Her current work explores plant species and aims to express their mystical qualities. She is interested in threatened species and researches native plants and ecosystems. Her nursing background has informed her interest in healing properties of plants, and previous bodies of work about hospitals and maternity. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Masters of Fine Art from The University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts (COFA) and an Advanced Diploma in Ceramics, Northern Beaches TAFE. She was the 2018 recipient of the Eramboo and Northern Beaches Council residency Award. Her recent exhibitions include those at Craft NSW, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Myer Department Store, Meroogal Women’s Art Prize (finalist) and the North Sydney Art Prize (finalist).