Under the guidance of our specialist teacher, you will be able to begin your journey into ceramics and pottery work.
Working with clay is great fun, allowing you to make something tangible and focus your mind in the present. The benefits include making wonderful pottery items to take away, developing hand coordination, relaxing and meeting new people in a safe environment.
During the course you can explore a range of making and decorating techniques, which may include:
- Understanding and using equipment safely
- Coil pots
- Slab building
- Different types of decoration; slip, oxides, glazes, and underglazes
Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community.
Learning takes place in a friendly classroom setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.
Practice at home and completion of homework is advisable to enhance your learning experience.
This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course.