Ceramics for All

Location/Venue Oswestry Campus
Dates & Times: 24th Apr 2018 (1:00pm to 3:00pm)
Course Code: POS0CED79
Duration 10 Weeks
Fee: £130.00

What is the course about?

There will be 3 main study areas in this course for those who wish to deepen their skills and knowledge of the art. – Developing an interest or established skill level and aesthetic understanding of the ceramic crafts. Learning about the history of the medium with a worldwide cultural viewpoint; plus an in depth look at the technology and science of ceramics.

  • Practical making: Hand building and wheelmaking skills will be explored, always with decoration in mind.
  • Practical questions of the science involved in clay, glazes and finishes.
  • A comparative study of ceramics and makers from around the world and from history.

Students need to be prepared to ask questions, and look for their own answers in all 3 study areas.

Is there anything I need to bring with me?

Apron  and wear old clothes as this can be a messy subject. Any tools you may wish to develop. Drawing and note making equipment. Enthusiasm for clay!

If new and special effects are to be achieved, learners may wish to buy their own clay or other materials.

Are there any opportunities for progression with this course?

Not at present.