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Exploring the ceramic surface with texture and colour - Morley College, London

Exploring the ceramic surface with texture and colour - Morley College, London

Duration: 4 weeks

Price: £125

Book with: Morley College London

61 Westminster Bridge Road
Lambeth, London
Greater London
SE1 7HT
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About the Course

This course will introduce students to a variety of surface texture techniques within ceramics. Students will explore texture and colour to create surface designs, enhancing the clay surface.

Students will create a range of tiles or simple forms in which texture and colour decoration can be explored to create surface designs and patterns. You will also be introduced to health and safety issues and good practice within the studio
This course is suitable for all levels of ability, including beginners..

By the end of the course you will be able to
Experiment with a variety of surface texture techniques to create designs and interesting layered surfaces onto a series of ceramic tiles or simple forms.
Experiment with slip to add colour to the pieces.
Roll out slabs and prepare clay tiles.
Make informed decisions to create surface patterns
Demonstrate new skills and gain confidence of surface techniques.
Demonstrate awareness of health and safety issues in ceramics through studio practice with consideration towards others.
Class format and activities
You will have the opportunity to explore surface pattern and design to make a series of textured tiles and simple forms.
You will learn through practical demonstrations, group and individual discussions and tutorials.
In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
This class is suitable for all levels.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements
The course is open to complete beginners as well as being suitable for intermediate and advanced skill levels.

What you need to know before you enrol
Both wedging and rolling out clay requires a moderate level of physical fitness - if you have any concerns (back problems, for example) please come and see your tutor who will be happy to give guidance, or assistance if required.

What you will need for your class
A notebook and pen is useful. You will also need an apron or old shirt. Tools are provided but bring any of your own, if you have them, in particular painting brushes. We make a charge of £2 per kilo of clay used before the first firing only.

What you can do next:
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Course Start Dates

Saturday 11th January 2020

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Advanced/professional level
  • Disabled access
  • Intermediate level
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends

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