Course Provider: Potclays Ltd.
Contact Name: Becky Otter
Telephone: 01782 219 816
Brick Kiln Lane
Course Length: 1 day
4.5 star rating, 4 reviewers.
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Host: Kevin Millward
Duration: 1 day
Times: 9.00-16.00 approx.
Please bring: Towel, apron, notepad, pen
1. Please ensure you notify us of dietary requirements at time of booking
2. Read full details of our courses including booking T&Cs on our website
3. BOOK (AND ATTEND) BOTH POTTERY BASICS AND BASIC GLAZING AND RECEIVE A £20 VOUCHER. T&Cs APPLY.
Hosted by internationally respected potter Kevin Millward who is well-known for presenting seminars, workshops and lectures, as well as training potters from all over the world. In last 20 years Kevin has been teaching at BA Hons courses all over the UK. Most recently he was technical consultant for hit BBC series The Great Pottery Throw Down. The first edition of his book, Surface Decoration, will be published in 2017.
This full-day ‘back-to-basics’ course has been tailored specifically for teachers and other educators with little or no formal ceramics training or classroom equipment. However, it is also ideal for all those new to ceramics. It covers all the basics of the pottery making process, step-by-step; from the tools you will need, preparation of the clay, handbuilding techniques and ideas for British Curriculum relevant projects to glazing of the finished pieces and how to use a kiln, Health & Safety considerations and much more. Bring your individual questions and queries along - they’re more than welcome. This course will build your confidence and fire your enthusiasm for ceramics, leaving you raring to go! You’ll leave with an information pack containing a summary of everything discussed, for your future reference.
Have you been inspired by the Great British Pottery Throw Down? Browse the range of fabulous pottery and ceramics courses at Potclays - we have been teaching beginners and practiced professionals alike for over 35 years!
What's included in the price?
Materials, buffet lunch, refreshments, preferential discounts against all of our products.
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