Seasonal Crafts and clay

Ref: C3676705

Using ceramic imprinting and building techniques, you will make beautiful pottery that can brighten up your home. Also we will explore felt making that will spruce up your wardrobe, and print-making that can be developed to make unique and personal objects that will adorn you home, or nice as a gift. The projects will include animal bunting for the walls, candle holders and dishes, fabrics and textiles techniques and help to develop personal designs. Everyone is welcome as we find your thing in the world of crafts.

Course aim

Come and join us and find a love of craft from pottery decoration and functional bowls, to felt- making, printing and much more. Open to all abilities, you will make a range of objects that will grace your home with a personal touch.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Two ceramic techniques (Slab build, Pinch pot)
  • Two different decoration techniques ( slip, stencil, imprinting, glazing)
  • Learn technical terms used in the production of ceramics.
  • How to Work safely in a studio enviroment
  • How to personalise your own work.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Seasonal Crafts and clay


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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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