Residential Pottery Courses in France
I am offering weekly residential pottery courses in a 17th century mill near Bergerac, France, for a maximum of 4 students in two beautiful workshops in May, June, September and October 2016.
The mill is in an area which is accredited as a bird sanctuary and is situated in a valley with extensive woodland walks.
Included with the Courses
- Airport transfers to and from Bergerac airport
- Full board and lodging
- Up to 10 kg of fired stoneware or limoge porcelain
- Midweek outing to Perigueux
Tuition will be tailored to individual needs and will cover clay preparation, throwing, casting, glazing and firing with porcelain and stoneware.
20 hours of teaching Mon – Friday 9am – 1pm with a 15 minute tea break at 11am.
Lunch from 1 – 2pm followed by supervised workshop time from 2 – 3.30pm.
Students are welcome to carry on working unsupervised until dinner at 6pm and are able to use the two studios until 9pm.
There is access to an extensive library and students have their own spacious and comfortable sitting room with tea making facilities.
Accommodation & Prices
Double (the red room) with en suite shower: £750 per student (course and accommodation). Accommodation for a non-course participant: £350.
Double (the blue room) with en suite shower: £750 per student (course and accommodation). Accommodation for a non-course participant: £350.
Twin or double loft room (the white room) with access to a bathroom below: £730 per student (course and accommodation). or if two students are sharing £680 each. Accommodation for a non-course participant: £350.
It is possible for partners of students booking a double room to come for a holiday only with full board and lodging.
We ask guests to use only environmentally friendly products.
Further information or if you wish to book, please contact Sylph Baier at email@example.com
Move to France
Sylph Baier recently moved from Brighton, UK, to a 17th century mill near Bergerac, France, where she is developing new work and offering weekly residential pottery courses.
She is a selected member of the Craft Potters Association and has exhibited her ceramics in galleries and crafts fairs throughout the UK and abroad.
She has undertaken numerous private commissions and commissions from public and commercial organisations such as Hove Museum, Shine Film productions, Neals Yard Remedies and Campbell Soups.
Her work has featured in a wide range of publications including World of Interiors, Grand Design, Ceramic Review, Royal Academy Magazine, Prima Magazine, Elle Interiors, Latest Homes and the Financial Times.