Dedicated to the mother of all art materials, the first episode of This Is Art Club! is all about CLAY.

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Shane visits artist John Kindness in his London studio.

Artist Apprentice Caoimhe spends the day at Shanagarry Potters in Cork where she learns to make a piece of handmade pottery under the guidance of potter Ron Barrett. See how she got on in the video above!

And in the studio we have a go sculpting our own clay heads in our art club studio.

Don't forget to check out the website HERE and there is loads more inspiration on the TIA Club! Insta.

Have a look behind the scenes at Shanagarry and check out how to make two different styles of pots in these tutorial videos below.

First up it's a Pinch Pot

And here is how to make what's known as a Slab Pot...

Keep an eye on the RTÉ Kids YouTube channel for more This Is Art Club! content as well as RTÉ Learn for more over the coming weeks!