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Ceramic Sculpture

£430.00

Thursdays
12 January – 30 March 2023 / 6.00pm – 9.00pm
12 Thursdays / No half term break

Tutor: Tessa Eastman

Course #: TH41

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Description

Ceramic Sculpture

This course is a wonderful way to create with your hands in a supportive environment. Learn how to make both functional and sculptural objects.

Developing an understanding of materials and processes as well as enhancing 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.

Suitable for beginners and those wishing to improve upon their skills.

Thursdays
12 January – 30 March 2023 / 6.00pm – 9.00pm
12 Thursdays / No half term break

Tutor: Tessa Eastman

Course #: TH41

Course Material

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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