Ceramics Summer School in London
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About the Course
An opportunity to try out some construction and glazing processes for the making of sculpture in ceramic materials
Who is this course for
Those wishing to work with ceramics. An opportunity to try out some processes for the making of sculpture in ceramic materials. This will include modeling, construction, casting and relevant glazing and colouring techniques for ceramics.
Although some techniques are applicable to pottery the course is not for those wanting to do pottery because there is no wheel throwing and the focus is on sculpture.
Suitable for all levels and those wishing to learn new techniques for making ceramic sculpture.
What does this course cover
The course will introduce you to a variety of processes for making sculpture in ceramic materials.
These could include:
- Construction techniques, such as, slab building, coiling, luting, pinch forming;
- Casting Techniques, such as, slip casting, press moulding, sprig moulding.
- Glazing and colouring including the use of simple glazes and oxides.
All these processes can be carried out in a range of clays and can be fired.
We endeavour to accommodate all students. Please let us know in advance if you have mobility requirements so that we can make sure the class takes place in a fully accessible environment.
Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’
Please get in touch for more details and to book your place!
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
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Course Start DatesTuesday 24th July 2018
- Accessible by public transport
- Disabled access
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Teen friendly
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