Pottery and ceramics

Birds – sculpting in paper clay with Susan Halls

Ref: S3D08481

Suitable for all



Working with stoneware paper clay, use coiling, slabbing, pinching and dowel work to construct hollow bird forms requiring no armatures. The bird form presents an infinite variety of shapes and personalities, including fantasy birds, with which to explore technical concerns alongside creative sculpting.


Susan Halls

Susan intended to study illustration, but beguiled by the art school's ceramics department she jumped ship and has never looked back. After two years studying for her MA she established her London studios, moving to the USA in 1998 where she continues to teach and make sculpture.


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Friday 7 December 2018
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