Ceramics/Pottery - Associate Artists

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If you are inspired by the creative potential of clay then this is the course for you. You are encouraged to develop your skills and knowledge of ceramic materials and processes which could lead to self employment or progression to other specialist courses.

This is a non-accredited daytime course but you will be taught Level 4 (Higher National Diploma level) techniques and processes through practical projects, demonstrations and visits to working potteries and exhibitions.

Areas covered in the course include throwing, slip-casting, hand-building, glaze formulation, decorating techniques and firing.

More advanced students will be encouraged to develop their own ideas through personal tut…

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If you are inspired by the creative potential of clay then this is the course for you. You are encouraged to develop your skills and knowledge of ceramic materials and processes which could lead to self employment or progression to other specialist courses.

This is a non-accredited daytime course but you will be taught Level 4 (Higher National Diploma level) techniques and processes through practical projects, demonstrations and visits to working potteries and exhibitions.

Areas covered in the course include throwing, slip-casting, hand-building, glaze formulation, decorating techniques and firing.

More advanced students will be encouraged to develop their own ideas through personal tutorials with the tutor.

Learning is through a series of self-initiated projects which encourage you to explore a variety of ceramic processes and techniques. This is a practical course with group and individual demonstrations. All practice is supported by theory and technical information.

You develop your technical skills and creativity to encompass new processes and applications, producing a portfolio of work and a skill set suitable for self employment or progression to higher education.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will need a good understanding of ceramics and the creative possibilities it offers. You wll also have the desire to explore higher-level techniques within this discipline.

You may wish to re-enrol for additional terms to gain further experience in making more complex pieces. Why not look at our other creative arts programmes?

All learning takes place in our fully-equipped workshops. Throughout the year we have visits to working potteries and exhibitions.

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