What will I study?

Learn techniques in clay including coiling, throwing and slab pots.

In this weekly class you will develop skills in ceramics and the throwing hand-building techniques used. Your tutor will demonstrate a range of techniques throughout the course such as coiling, slab-building, throwing and press-moulding. There will also be demonstrations of different approaches to glazing to achieve a variety of surface effects. You will be able to work at your own pace and encouraged to work on individual projects of your own design.

Further demonstrations of specific techniques can also be given to smaller numbers within the group or one-to-one upon request. Those learners with more experience will be able to self-direct their work and the tutor will offer guidance as and when it's needed.

Our fully equipped studio will give you access to all necessary tools and the firing kiln.

On completion of this course you will have gained a variety of skills and techniques in ceramics.

How will this course be delivered?

This is a ten week course for two hours a week, which runs on a Tuesday evening.

How do I get a place on the course?

As this is a practical course with no formal entry requirements students will be catered for with any ability level.

What are the entry requirements?

No entry requirements

This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to all levels. You don't need any previous experience as full instruction and guidance is given. Those experienced in ceramics are welcome to work independently with tutor guidance and support given as needed.

What can I do after this course?

Please include courses at higher levels (if applicable) and examples of careers.


Blossomfield Campus

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Part Time