Artist Tutor Sue Dyer will be on hand to offer help and guidance, allowing you to explore your own projects and ideas to extend your ceramic knowledge or simply spend a relaxing day being creative in the Ceramics studio.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to beginners and improvers. You don’t need any previous experience as full instruction and guidance is given. Those experienced in ceramics are welcome to work independently with tutor guidance and support given as needed.
The course is accessible for people with disabilities who can participate in practical art activities. This course requires dexterity in the hands. A support worker or a carer may assist. 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.
What will you learn on this course?
This one-day open studio is the perfect opportunity to spend a relaxing day being creative in our fully equipped Ceramics Studio exploring your own ideas and developing projects.
If you are an existing student this is a chance to continue work on your individual projects under the supervision of artist tutor Sue Dyer who will be on hand to offer help and guidance as required. For the less experienced and beginners you will be taught some basic techniques such as thumb pots, coiling and slab building and begin work on a design of your choice. You will also have the opportunity to learn and apply some decorative techniques such as introducing textures and engraved patterns, coloured slip decoration and glazing.
Our fully equipped studio will give you access to various stoneware clays, pottery wheel, glazes, coloured slips, all necessary tools and the firing kilns.
Do you need to bring anything?
You don’t need to bring anything. All materials and equipment is provided.
Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs. The course price includes all materials and firing of your work.
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