Explore and experiment with exciting processes to realise your own ideas in ceramic.
What will you learn on this course?
Realise your own ideas in ceramic, whether you are interested in making a sculpture or a simple project. Get inspired by art, nature and anything else you like!
The tutor will guide you through the process of creating the work including:
• Researching and developing your ideas
• Producing drawings and designs
• Visualising 3D forms
• Construction techniques
• Understanding the properties of materials and how to work with them
• Choosing the most appropriate medium
• Finishing techniques including ceramic decoration and firing.
You will learn to develop your observational and representational skills and gain an understanding of scale, proportion and mass. The tutor will demonstrate techniques and materials and provide one-to-one support on your individual project.
Coming on this course is a great way to experience working with other like-minded people in a relaxed studio environment.
By the end of the course you should have a finished ceramic piece made to your own design.
Who is this course for?
This course is for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to beginners. You don’t need any previous sculpting experience as full tuition is give. This course is perfect for students interested in learning how to realise their own projects in clay.
The course may be accessible for people with disabilities. You do need dexterity in your hands. Students may bring their own carer or support worker. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.
Do you need to bring anything?
MAC will provide equipment and materials for participants, although attendees are encouraged to bring their own tools where possible to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
You should bring any images, objects, materials, sketchbooks that might inspire your work.
Are there any additional costs?
The course price includes all materials and firing of your work. Please note that there will be a charge for clay and firing of any oversize work please refer to the tutor.
Who teaches this course?
All visitors over 18 (unless medically exempt)must wear face coverings at MAC for the safety of staff and audiences, including in our theatre, cinema, galleries, and in meeting rooms, unless consuming food or drink. Thank you for your co-operation. /// Please read our Visitor Guidelines before booking your course.