Sculptural Clay Tile Making Courses @ Eramboo
Wednesdays Oct 14th, 21st, 28th & Nov 4th 2020
Join us for a four-week course beginning the 14th of October 2020, on Wednesday's, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm.
The classes will be run over four weeks in the bushland scenery at Eramboo Artist Environment on the edge of Ku-ring-gai National Park!
Be guided by local artist Michelle Perrett in creating a series of ceramic tiles inspired by Australian native flora. 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! There is an additional
materials fee per student of $10 to cover clay and glaze costs.
***Cost of ticket sales is for 4 weekly course sessions with artist Michelle Perrett** Cost: $285 + materials.
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).