Ceramics for All

Ref: C3677218

Course Description (maximum 150 words) You will learn basic pottery techniques, including slab and imprinting techniques. you will also explore decorative technique to extend the work produced to a finished standard by using slips and glazes. Support is given through-out the course in a friendly and relaxed class to make a group portrait of those taking part

Course aim

This course will introduce you to basic Hand Build pottery techniques. In a relaxed and friendly environment, you will follow a structured programme with clear instruction and easy to follow small steps.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • experience two different building techniques from (Coil, Slab, Press mould, Pinch pot).
  • explore and experience two different decorating techniques from (slip decoration, imprinting, sgraffito, glazing)
  • develop your work by building a range of practical skills and technical understanding.
  • learn and use the correct terminology. earn and use the correct terminology.
  • work in a safe studio environment with supervision to ensure safe working practice is use at all times

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
  • 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

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Ceramics for All

Enrolment 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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