Papier mache: decorative bowls and pots

Online South

Who is this course for?

Come and explore the versatility of papier mache to make unique stylish and usable bowls and decorative vases and jugs.

These are short interactive online live courses aimed at building your skills and knowledge for developing your understanding around papier mache techniques. They include practical elements and an opportunity to have live discussions with your tutor and others on the course.

This course is suitable for anyone including beginners.

Course content

You will be working with your tutor in a virtual learning environment using an online video platform called Zoom. You will be accompanied in your virtual class, with other learners. Your tutor will give practical demonstrations, have discussions, set tasks, give feedback, and will support you throughout the course

Support and feedback

Your tutor will support you throughout the course through online face to face discussions and written feedback on your progress. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course.

Additional costs and requirements

You will need a laptop / PC / phone / tablet with a camera and microphone/headphones and a good internet connection.

To make the items you will just need wipeable table-top space to work on.

Formers can include existing plastic bowls which could include packaging and balloons, strong cardboard tubes such as from Sellotape or gaffer tape, Cling film.

Newspaper, tissue, or other thin paper such as napkins, PVA with glue pot and brush. Masking tape, bits of card for adding bases and other features. 18 gauge (1mm) or similar steel wire, wire cutters and pliers for handles, spouts and decorative features.

Paints or decoupage papers for finishing.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Your tutor will suggest ideas on what to practice in your own time and will signpost you to other opportunities to support your learning.

About the tutor

Deb Perry has been teaching in adult education for 25 years as well as working as a designer and maker. Although a well-qualified ceramics specialist with an M.A gained in Stoke-on-Trent, Deb’s degree is in 3-dimensional design. She has a lot of experience in different arts and crafts including recycling, papercrafts, printing, textiles and props and costumes for theatre. Deb believes that learning should be fun, stimulating and stress-free and tries to create an environment where everyone can feel at home.

Start date28 April 2021
End date26 May 2021
Start time14:00
End time16:00
Concessions not available