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Pottery Basics and Hand Building Techniques Evening

Short Course

Duration:  12 weeks

Newark Centre - Wednesday 6.00 pm / Thursday 6.00 pm PCDL. Please state your preference in your application.

Introduction to Pottery Beginners level

Over this twelve week course, students will study the following:

- Introduction to course, workshop facilities, health and safety. Types of clay and clay preparation. Hand built forms, pinch pots

- Hand built forms - coil pots.

- Continue with coiled forms.

- Prepare slabs with textured surface for slab forms.  Construct slab forms.

- Press moulded dishes – various approaches to slip decoration.

- Glazing techniques – basic theory, pouring and dipping. Review understanding of techniques. Complete all work

- Work with soft slabs, cylinders etc.

- Developing large coiled forms

- Continue making large coiled forms

- Advanced glazing techniques – wax resist, double dipping.

- Individual choice.

- Individual choice. Glazing and complete all work. Review understanding of techniques

There are no qualifications required for this course. This course is only available to learners aged 19+

There is no formal assessment

£132 including materials

Key Facts


Duration:12 weeks

Location:Newark Campus

Course Code:CSN0054AA1

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