Pottery for Well-being

Ref: C3677192

A practical pottery session where you can explore a range of hand-building and surface pattern techniques. You will have the opportunity to take part in guided pottery activities as well as developing your own projects. A range of functional and decorative pieces will be produced. An informal and relaxing session for everyone.

Course aim

To provide an introduction to pottery making and decorating techniques.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • know how to use three or more of hand-building techniques to produce pottery items.
  • apply surface pattern and colour to pottery items.
  • use and select from a range of pottery materials and techniques.
  • evaluate my own work and the work of others.
  • Other.

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
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

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

Download full course information sheet

Pottery for Well-being

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • 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

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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