During the course, you will be introduced to traditional clay hand building techniques such as thumb, slab and coil pot making. You will experiment with surface mark making, decoration techniques as well as glazing. Take part in a creative activity that can have a positive impact on your mindset, health and wellbeing. Step by step guidance will be given with a range of taught seasonally themed projects or create your own masterpieces. By the end of the course you should have a few pieces ready to take home.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

Wear old clothes and an apron.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
AAN3PZ0101 05/09/2022 N/A £195.00 £195.00
AAN3PZ0102 15/01/2023 N/A £195.00 £195.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Associated Costs 

The cost includes all materials, glazes and firings.

Course content

Course Content 

Week1: Traditional handbuilding techniques - thumb pots and coil pots.

Week 2: Application of underglazes and glazes - decorate the pottery you have made so far.

Week 3. Traditional handbuilding techniques - slab pots.

Week 4; Application of underglazes and glazes - decorate the pottery you have made so far.

Week 5: Making bowls and plates using press and hump moulds.

Week 6: Application of underglazes and glazes - decorate the pottery you have made so far.

Week 7: Make a pot of your choice and decorate with slipware techniques.

Week 8: Make a pot of your choice and decorate with scraffito techniques

Week 9 Application of underglazes and glazes - decorate the pottery you have made so far.

Week 10: Make a pot of your choice and decorate with underglaze transfers.

Week 11: Application of underglazes and glazes - decorate the pottery you have made so far.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Start date: Saturday 7th May

Finish Date: Saturday 16th July 

On the 18th June,  there is no Pottery Club. 

 

10 Weeks, 2 hour sessons. 

Duration 

10 Weeks

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

College Certificate

Awarding Body 

None

Curriculum Area 

Creative Industries - Art and Design

Duration 

10 Weeks

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

College Certificate

Awarding Body 

None