Pottery - Specialist Glazing Workshop | Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Pottery - Specialist Glazing Workshop at Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Pottery - Specialist Glazing Workshop at Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Price: £36.00 Starts: 05/03/2018 Time: 09:30 - 12:00
Tutor: Nick Tipton Ends: 12/03/2018 Location: Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: MON Duration: 2 weeks

About this course

These classes will introduce you to glazing techniques to experiment with on test pieces provided and your own work if you wish to.

How will I be taught?

Your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and/or craftspeople. You will undertake critical evaluation, develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills.
The tutor will provide feedback on your work through one to one guidance and group critiques.
At the start of the course you will work with your tutor to develop an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set out what you want to achieve by the end of the course. You will both monitor and assess your progress throughout the course to ensure your learning needs are being met. There are no formal exams or tests to complete on this course.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please wear old clothes and shoes. All pots are paid for by fired weight at a reasonable rate. Health and safety issues will be discussed and you will be instructed in the application of safe working practices. Basic equipment will be provided but you may want to build up your own selection of pottery tools as you progress.

What can I do next?

Further Pottery and Craft courses.

What do I need to join the course

Suitable for students who have alreday attended Pottery classes and wish to further their glazing skills.

About the Tutor: Nick Tipton

Nick Tipton studied ceramics for 3 years at Epsom School of Art and Design, during this time he specialised in throwing functional pottery. Since then Nick has worked at several universities and colleges teaching all aspects of ceramics and providing technical support for several courses at Foundation, HNC, BA and MA levels. Nick has attended the international workshop of ceramic art in Tokoname, Japan. He has taken part in group exhibitions showing his work at he Air Gallery, the Oxo Gallery, the Harlequin Gallery. He has previously been employed as a production thrower, a ceramics teacher for adult education, a mould maker, and a kiln builder for studio potters.

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Getting there

Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Darnley Road
DA11 0RX

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code GRA/57611/F/LC.
Course Code: GRA/57611/F/LC Book Now

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