Baltic Clay's new studio!

by balticclay in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

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On 20th December 2019 we successfully raised £3,829 with 70 supporters in 28 days

We need to expand our current studio in order to provide more space for artists working in clay and to run more classes for beginners

by balticclay in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

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'Fra'nces Stower 27th November 2019

Your work space is crucial for creating your fantastical ceramics I love your work nearly all of it that is Your pieces are fun and querky and make me smile I watched My Mumma work with clay and slowly she mastered this ancient craft Working with clay is therapeutic it’s calming and creates huge satisfaction when finished and fired I sincerely hope your successful in your crowd funding I’ll share and ask other to Good for you ! Love and Light

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£10 Reward

A big thank you from us and a warm glow for doing something lovely!

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£15 Reward cactus planters

One of Mat Hughes' cactus planters. These cute and colourful planters have proved hugely popular at The Nest and at craft fairs and on Instagram! Perfect for small cacti and bringing a smile to your windowsill! Follow him on Instagram as taehoonceramics

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£20 reward trinket dish

One of Casey's beautiful trinket dishes. Handmade, beautiful and very useful! Designs will vary per dish. Casey has recently graduated from a MA in Ceramic Design from Liverpool Hope University. Follow her on Instagram as caseycainceramics

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£25 Reward Jane Loveday's Bird

One of Jane Loveday's beautiful, toasted stoneware, handmade Rainbow Birds. Each one is individually made and coloured in stoneware glaze and are around 5 cm in length. Colours may vary. Jane has work on sale at The Nest in Liverpool and has sold her larger, sculptural pieces in galleries and exhibitions across the country. Follow her on Instagram as janelovedayceramics

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£25 Reward Casey Cain's handmade platter

One of Casey Cain's handmade platters. Handmade and individually decorated, these small stoneware serving plates are ideal for cheese and crackers! Designs will vary per platter. Casey has recently graduated from a MA in Ceramic Design from Liverpool Hope University. Follow her on Instagram as caseycainceramics

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£25 Reward Kath's beautiful Bird on a Wire mug

One of Kath's beautiful Bird on a Wire mugs. Hand thrown and simply decorated, these are the perfect way to have a really good cup of tea!

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£30 Reward Pocket Moongazer

One of Chris Turrell-Watts's popular Pocket Moongazers. These pieces are handheld in size and made individually. Designs and colours may vary. Chris is one of the founders of Baltic Clay. He sells regularly in the Bluecoat Display Centre in Liverpool. He is a Selected Member of the Craft Potters Association and will be taking part in Ceramic Art London next March. Follow him on Instagram as ctwceramics.

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£30 Kids Workshop

One place on our new Kids Workshop! A two hour session exploring clay for younger makers, ages 5 til 15. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Spring 2020, date to be decided.

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£35 Reward Bush's Blue Bird

One of Helen Bush's Blue Birds. These beautiful handheld birds are individually made and glazed. The birds vary from 9 - 16 cm in length. Helen has been making ceramic pieces for many years and has a distinct and simple style.

£40 or more

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£40 Make a Wonderbeast Group "B"

Learn how to make your very own Wonderbeast with Chris Turrell-Watts. Chris has been making, exhibiting and selling Wonderbeasts at the Bluecoat Display Centre, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, the Contemporary Ceramics Centre in London and soon at Ceramic Art London next March. Perfect for beginners. This will be a 2 hour workshop. Spring 2020, date to be decided.

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£40 Make a Wonderbeast Group "C"

Learn how to make your very own Wonderbeast with Chris Turrell-Watts. Chris has been making, exhibiting and selling Wonderbeasts at the Bluecoat Display Centre, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, the Contemporary Ceramics Centre in London and soon at Ceramic Art London next March. Perfect for beginners. This will be a 2 hour workshop. Spring 2020, date to be decided.

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£40 Pinch Pot Masterclass

Spend an enjoyable afternoon being introduced to tactile pinch pots making processes. Terracotta will be used along with a minimum of tools. this session is all about what you can do with your hands. This 2 hour workshop is suitable for complete beginners. Spring 2020, date to be decided.

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£40 Reward Surface Decoration Workshop

One place on Helen's Surface Decoration Workshop. This 2 hour workshop will introduce you to may different types of surface decoration. This is ideal for beginners or those people who just need a bit of inspiration with their current work! Helen is an experienced maker who has been experimenting with a wide variety of techniques to print onto clay. Spring 2020, date to be decided.

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£45 Reward terracotta hanging planter

One of Louise Waller's terracotta hanging planters. Vibrant terracotta will look fabulous with house plants or blooms. Shiny transparent glaze creates a water tight vessel and highlights the unusual corrugated surface. Recently she was commissioned by a local restaurant to make their serving plates and she is much in demand for her work! Follow her on Instagram as louisewallerceramics.

£60 or more

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£60 - Group "A" Throwing Course

One place on Poppy Elmhirst's Pottery Throwing Course. Learn how to throw a pot on a wheel with expert thrower and studio member Poppy! This 3 hour course is perfect for beginners and is limited to 4 people so there is ample time for one to one tuition. Great fun for a group! Spring 2020, date to be decided.

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£60 Group "B" Throwing Course

One place on Poppy Elmhirst's Pottery Throwing Course. Learn how to throw a pot on a wheel with expert thrower and studio member Poppy! This 3 hour course is perfect for beginners and is limited to 4 people so there is ample time for one to one tuition. Great fun for a group! Spring 2020, date to be decided. Follow Poppy on Instagram as clayelm.

£80 or more

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£80 Reward Friday evening class 6 sessions

A special 10 per cent off 6 sessions for our new Friday evening class. Suitable for beginners this class will run for 6 weeks and will be from 6.30 til 8.30 pm. Normal price would be £90. Due to start in Spring 2020, date to be set.

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£80 Reward Wednesday Afternoon Class 6 sessions

A special 10 per cent off 6 sessions for our new Wednesday afternoon class. Suitable for beginners this class will run for 6 weeks and will be from 2.30 til 4.30 pm. Normal price would be £90. Due to start in Spring 2020, date to be set.

£310 or more

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£310- 3 Month's Studio Membership at 10% off!

Buy your first 3 months Studio Membership at 10% off the normal price! Studio Memberships are for people who only need access to the studio and not for people who need guidance or tuition. Applicants are subject to an informal interview to ensure that they are suitable for Studio Memberships status.

£40 or more

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£40 Make a Wonderbeast Workshop Group "A"

Learn how to make your very own Wonderbeast with Chris Turrell-Watts. Chris has been making, exhibiting and selling Wonderbeasts at the Bluecoat Display Centre, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, the Contemporary Ceramics Centre in London and soon at Ceramic Art London next March. Perfect for beginners. This will be a 2 hour workshop. Spring 2020, date to be decided.

£80 or more

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£80 Reward Monday Evening class 6 sessions

A special 10 per cent off 6 sessions for our new Monday evening class. Suitable for beginners this class will run for 6 weeks and will be from 6.30 til 8.30 pm. Normal price would be £90. Due to start in Spring 2020, date to be set.

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