Plymouth College of Art - 10 week Ceramic Handbuilding for Improvers (Jan 2017)
£200
Plymouth College of Art - 10 week Ceramic Handbuilding for Improvers (Jan 2017)

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Tavistock Place

Plymouth

PL4 8AT

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This course covers more advanced methods of building with clay. Students can use these techniques to make delightful objects, from pots to vases and all that’s in between. Students will be encouraged to experiment, making pots, ornaments, sculptures etc. from their own ideas and designs. Students will be guided and supported individually to use clay and glazes with confidence.

Location: Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place

Start Time: 18:00

End Time: 21:00

Start Date: 09/01/17

End Date: 20/03/17

Day: Monday

Fee: £200

Course Content

Week 1

Health and safety induction, different types of clay and their uses, pinch pots

Week 2

Coiling and design development

Week 3

Slab building and Slumping

Week 4

Texture and use of oxides

Week 5

Slips and Glazes

Weeks 6 - 10

Students can work on set projects or develop their own ideas in clay, using their acquired skills outlined above

Entry Requirements

Completion of the Beginners Short Courses or prior knowledge and experience of hand building techniques.

Materials and Equipment

Materials for this course are included in the course fee. Please wear old clothes/an overall and strong, flat, closed-toe footwear.

Please note that all courses are subject to student numbers and will only run if sufficient numbers are achieved. Plymouth College of Art reserves the right to cancel a course if insufficient student numbers are recruited.



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