Duration: 12 weeks
Newark Centre - Wednesday 6.00 pm / Thursday 6.00 pm / Friday 10.00 amPCDL
Introduction to Pottery Beginners level
Over this twelve week course, students will study the following: • Introduction to course, workshop facilities, health and safety. Types of clay and clay preparation. Hand built forms, pinch pots
• Hand built forms - coil pots.
• Continue with coiled forms.
• Prepare slabs with textured surface for slab forms. Construct slab forms.
• Press moulded dishes – various approaches to slip decoration.
• Glazing techniques – basic theory, pouring and dipping. Review understanding of techniques. Complete all work
• Work with soft slabs, cylinders etc.
• Developing large coiled forms
• Continue making large coiled forms
• Advanced glazing techniques – wax resist, double dipping.
• Individual choice.
• Individual choice. Glazing and complete all work. Review understanding of techniques