Ceramics Studio Launch | Hollie Cooper Ceramics

by Hollie Cooper in Bamber Bridge, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 30th December 2019 we successfully raised £3,451 with 50 supporters in 56 days

My aim is to set up a ceramics studio and gather funding towards initial equipment, to create a space for tuition and classes in Lancashire.

by Hollie Cooper in Bamber Bridge, England, United Kingdom

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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

By supporting me with this donation you will be sent a warm and personal thank you card in the post. You will also be added onto my E-mail newsletters to be given exclusive updates about the studio and its progress.

£7 or more

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£7 Reward - Ceramic Candy Cane!

Fancy a little festive memoir of your pledge towards the new pottery studio? With this £7.00 pledge you will receive a handmade ceramic candy cane decoration brushed with red velvet underglaze strokes and finished in a transparent glaze. Pledge now and get yours early - in time for Christmas!

£7 or more

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£7 Reward - Ceramic Christmas Tree!

Fancy a little festive memoir of your pledge towards the new pottery studio? With this £7.00 pledge you will receive a handmade ceramic Christmas Tree decoration brushed with velvet underglaze and finished in a transparent glaze. Pledge now and get yours in time for Christmas!

£7 or more

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£7 Reward - Ceramic Star Decoration!

Fancy a little festive memoir of your pledge towards the new pottery studio? With this £7.00 pledge you will receive a handmade ceramic star decoration perfect for the Tree. Brushed with velvet underglaze and finished in a transparent glaze. Pledge now and get yours early - in time for Christmas!

£10 or more

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£10 Reward - Spoon Rest

By supporting me with this donation you will receive a hand-thrown spoon rest made in my studio. You will also be sent a warm and personal thank you card through the post and I'll add you to my E-mail newsletters to receive exclusive updates about the studio and it's progress.

£10 or more

£10 Reward - Wall of Gratitude!

Fancy having your name written up on the wall? For kindly pledging you can be included in the wall of gratitude that will be created when the studio launches - eep! It will be a wonderful, beautiful memoir of all the incredible people that have helped contribute to this creative journey. By supporting me with this donation you will be sent a warm and personal thank you card in the post.

£15 or more

£15 Reward - 2 Coasters

By supporting me with this donation you will receive two ceramic coasters with a choice of finishes. You will also be sent a warm and personal thank you card through the post and I'll add you to my E-mail newsletters to receive exclusive updates about the studio and it's progress.

£15 or more

£15 Reward - Soap Dish

By supporting me with this donation you will receive a round hand-thrown soap dish with a choice of finishes. You will also be sent a warm and personal thank you card through the post and I'll add you to my E-mail newsletters to receive exclusive updates about the studio and it's progress.

£15 or more

£15 Reward - Mini Planter

By supporting me with this donation you will receive a mini planter with a choice of finishes. You will also be sent a warm and personal thank you card through the post and I'll add you to my E-mail newsletters to receive exclusive updates about the studio and it's progress.

£15 or more

£15 Reward - Lucky Dip!

By supporting me with this donation you will receive a little lucky dip in the form of either; A mini planter, Soap dish, Coasters or Pendant necklace. You will also be sent a warm and personal thank you card through the post and I'll add you to my E-mail newsletters to receive exclusive updates about the studio and it's progress.

£20 or more

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£20 Reward - Ceramic Incense Holder

By supporting me with this donation you will receive one of Hollie's new designs - a hand-thrown incense holder with a choice of finishes. You will also be sent a warm and personal thank you card through the post and I'll add you to my E-mail newsletters to receive exclusive updates about the studio and it's progress. *The delivery time is dependant on when the Kiln can be purchased in the New Year!

£25 or more

£25 Reward - Mini Planter and Soap Dish

By supporting me with this pledge you will receive a mini planter and soap dish in the post. I will send you a personal thank you card and add you to my E-mail Newsletter to give you exclusive updates about the progress of the studio.

£30 or more

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£30 Reward

Hey fellow business owners! At a very special rate for the crowdfunder, you can hire out my studio for three hours to run your own workshop session - a whole 600 square foot! Whether you're a candle maker, soap maker, textile artist, you name it! The studio has so much potential and I want it to become a lovely creative hub for everyone. There's a mini kitchen, wheelchair friendly access and plenty of room for large groups too!

£35 or more

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£35 Reward - Hanging Ceramic Planter

Thank you for your generous donation! You will receive a hanging ceramic planter in your choice of glaze. This piece will be approx 10cm x 10cm and will be strung up using a very durable black cord. You will also be sent a warm and personal thank you card through the post and I'll add you to my E-mail newsletters to receive exclusive updates about the studio and it's progress. *Delivery time dependant on when the kiln is purchased!

£40 or more

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£40 Reward - Ceramic Jug

Thrown on the wheel using speckled stoneware clay, this piece has then been assembled with a round handle that was plaster mould-pressed. The handle was initially made digitally using a 3D printer, to then be made into a traditional plaster mould to recreate the design in clay. This is a brand new design in the studio, and as a special discount for your generous pledge it is £40 for the crowdfunder - RRP £45.00.

£45 or more

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£45 Reward - Make a Vase Class

By supporting me with this generous pledge, you will be able to attend a two hour evening class to make your own vase! You will have the option to decorate it in the class and I will glaze them and post them out to you (free shipping) upon completion. There will be a limit to 6 per class for a relaxed atmosphere and one-to-one guidance, and you can be a complete beginner to take part.

£45 or more

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£45 Reward - Make a Mug Set Class

By supporting me with this generous pledge, you will be able to attend a two hour evening class to make two of your own mugs! You will have the option to decorate it in the class and I will glaze them and post them out to you (free shipping) upon completion. There will be a limit to 6 per class for a relaxed atmosphere and one-to-one guidance, and you can be a complete beginner to take part.

£55 or more

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£55 Reward - Marbled Porcelain Planter

For this pledge, you will receive a handcrafted marbled piece made using black and white porcelain. This is at a special price purely for the crowdfunder! The vessel is multi-functional and watertight, suitable for foods, liquids and plants! Check out my social media for more photographs. Along with this, you will be sent a personal thank you card and added to my E-Newsletter where you will receive updates and news about me and the studio!

£150 or more

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Introduction to Ceramics - 5 Week Course

By supporting me with this generous pledge, you will be invited to a 5 week discounted ceramics course to introduce you to working with clay. There will be one session a week of two hours with the choice of either a Wednesday or Saturday evening. We will cover hand-building techniques such as pinch pots, slab building, plaster carving, slip-casting and glazing. There will be a limit to 6 per class for a relaxed atmosphere and one-to-one guidance.

£160 or more

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£160 Reward - Wheel-throwing Tuition for Two

Join me in the studio with a pal for a day of learning how to throw on the wheel! Whether you're a complete beginner or an intermediate looking to improve you're throwing skills, I will teach you both the basics of making different shapes such as plates, bowls and vessels. This would make a perfect gift for anniversaries, Christmas and birthday presents or simply just a fun experience. Sessions will run from 11am-2pm or 5pm-8pm on a Saturday!

£200 or more

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£200 Reward - Pottery Event for up to 6 People

Wow! For this wonderful contribution to the launch of the pottery studio, I will host an evening pottery class for you and five others. I will show you how to make your own ceramic piece which can be personalised - even stamped with writing as a memoir to your own special event, whether that be a birthday, hen do, christening, you name it! Refreshments will also be provided and the piece will be glazed and posted at no additional cost.


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