Pottery Workshop (Improvers/ Experienced): Tue 16 Apr, 13:00-15:45 [Sorry Full, Enquire Only)

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Overview

This newly formatted course is offered over 8 weeks with each session being 2 hours, 45 minutes. It aims to encourage each learner to produce pottery of a high standard, working at their own pace, in a friendly and relaxed environment. You will continue to develop your skills in clay preparation, (wedging and kneading), slab building, coiling and throwing i.e. centering/cylinders and turning. The use of slips and glazing techniques. Please note this course is not suitable for complete beginners, refer to ‘What are the Coures Requirements’, for more information.

Course Content - What will I learn?

The course offers a variety of forms of clay work. Learn/develop your techniques in coiling, slab-ware, wheel-work, slip ware, glazing (spraying, dipping and pouring) and decorating.

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Am I right for the course?

You need to be 19 years old or over and this is a workshop activity where learners will extend their skills and knowledge in this craft.

You need to have completed Pottery – TRY A NEW CRAFT/ or a Beginners course (approximately 15-20 hours). It is not suitable for complete beginners.

The learners progress and achievement will be observed on an individual basis, with support and encouragement as required.

The course fee includes a material charge to cover the cost of clay, glazing and firing, up to a maximum weight of 1.5kg. If 1.5kg is exceeded then additional costs will apply.

Materials to be provided by the student: An apron, sketch book/notebook. Students will be advised on any further items they may require for individual projects.

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What Next?

Continue with the next course to extend your knowledge and develop your own individual style. Additional short or one-day workshops will be offered, including Vase in Day and our NEW Sculpture in Clay, 2-day course.

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Fees

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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