This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22* to register your interest. We will contact you directly if we can accommodate you.
This course introduces all of the main clay construction methods - pinching, coiling, slabbing and throwing on the wheel. There is a strong emphasis on personal skill development, including the designing, decorating and glazing of work. Students will work on individual projects with professional advice and guidance from the tutor., ,
By the end of this course you should be able to:,
Identify and demonstrate both hand-building and throwing techniques to produce ceramic forms
Demonstrate a range of decoration and glazing techniques
Design and make ceramic forms
Applying the skills you have learnt to improve your ceramic forms
Work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines
There is no homework requirement for this course.
How will I be taught?
Our one day craft courses provide an opportunity for students to experience some of the techniques and processes of the chosen craft. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques.
What do I need to bring with me?
Please bring an apron or overall to the lessons as clay tends to be a messy subject. If you have any pottery tools bring them to the first session but do not buy any equipment until you have spoken with the tutor. A notebook, pen and pencil will be useful for taking notes related to your object making. Clay is paid for by weight at a reasonable rate in class, items must be paid for before they are fired.
For Health and Safety please wear closed toe foot ware.
What can I do next?
Further Pottery and Ceramic courses.
What do I need to join the course
Everyone is welcome. No previous knowledge or experience required.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity.
Getting to your course
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code FOL/122536/K/NC.
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