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Ceramic Sculpture

£780.00

Saturdays
20 April – 6 July / 10.00pm – 4.00pm
12 weeks / No half term break

Tutor: Tessa Eastman

Course #: SA32

Bookings for this course will be released on 27-Feb-2024 at 14:00

Description

Ceramic Sculpture

Learn how to make both functional and sculptural objects. Develop an understanding of materials and processes and enhance your design skills.

Learn how to build with slabs, coil pots and press mould. Explore surface techniques such as painting with coloured liquid clay slips, oxide pigments, glazing, and incorporating texture through mark making.

The course allows you to develop in a comprehensive and personal way, catering to your specific interests. The tutor will offer demonstrations and one-to-one guidance so you can working at your own pace using the processes your enjoy most.

The use of a sketchbook in and outside of class will encourage you to write down notes, gather visual and technical information and explore ideas and inspiration through. Your tutor will suggest visits to exhibitions, to broaden your knowledge, investigate new ideas and techniques, learning more about ceramic art.

All materials are provided, including a wide range of high firing clays and glazes.

This course is a wonderful way to create work in a supportive environment. Suitable for beginners and those wishing to improve upon their skills.

Saturdays
20 April – 6 July / 10.00pm – 4.00pm
12 weeks / No half term break

Tutor: Tessa Eastman

Course #: SA32

Materials List

Please bring these materials with you when you start the course:

  • Sketchbook / notebook
  • Any pottery tools that you may already own
  • Pottery knife
  • Apron – preferably plastic so it can be wiped down or routinely wash your fabric apron as breathing in silica clay dust is harmful long term.
  • Clothes and shoes you don’t mind getting dirty.

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