A dynamic new ceramic course constructing sculpture from slabs of clay. Be complex, minimalist, subtle or bold and in your face with your ceramic structures in this brand new course.
Who is this course for?
This course is for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to all levels and no previous experience is required. The course may be accessible for people with disabilities. 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.
What will you learn on this course?
On this course you will gain practical skills in slab building and various decorative techniques including mark-making in clay, slip decoration, and how to use glazes to decorate and enhance your sculptural forms!
After learning how to create forms with slab building you can develop your work to include geometric shapes, repeating 3-dimensional patterns and irregular multifaceted forms. Explore slab building and various techniques to create texture on clay using tools and found objects. Have fun experimenting with slip application such as painting, stencilling, slip trailing, sgraffito and inlay!
By the end of the course you will have learned how to use slab building techniques to create dimensional, interesting forms and decorative techniques to further define and texture your pieces.
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.
Who teaches this course?