Ceramics for 16 - 18 Year Olds
Join this introductory ceramics workshop to learn through making as you develop your skills and explore ceramic techniques.
You will discover the creative possibilities of using clay; from hand building, coiling, slab building and press molding, to surface decoration, using slips and oxides and the application of glazes. This course provides a great opportunity to experiment in the ceramics workshop, creating different types of ceramic pieces, whilst also learning about clay tools, materials and equipment and where to source them.
- The basic principles of clay
- Hand building techniques
- Introduction to slips, oxides and glazes
- Introduction to throwing (turning)
By the end of the course you will have gained an improved understanding of the possibilities of ceramics as a medium. And will have learnt to problem solve, generate ideas imaginatively and develop a personal visual language.
Who Should Attend
This course is aimed at anyone aged 16 - 18 years with a curiosity and have not had a proper chance to delve into ceramics as a medium. Whether you are considering pursuing further education in art or are just looking for a fun holiday experience!
Level of the course
Please bring the following items on the first day
- A pottery knife
- A rubber kidney
If no dates are showing then please Enquire about this course and we will contact you when new dates are published.