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Art and Design

Pottery for Beginners

Part Time


Course Overview

This eight week course has been designed to introduce the complete novice to the basics of ceramics. The course will help you develop a number of skills and techniques including pinch pots, coil pots and slab building. You will learn how to throw pots on the potters wheel, as well as decorative techniques including sgraffito and glazing.


The course will enable you to explore the potential of clay and no previous experience is necessary! Previous students have created wind chimes, tiles, decorative sculptures, tea light holders, tableware and much more. We can provide inspiration for your creations or you can work on your own personal projects. All work will be fired in our professional standard kilns.

Course Content

This eight week course has been designed to introduce the complete novice to the basics of ceramics. The course will help you develop a number of skills and techniques including pinch pots, coil pots and slab building. You will learn how to throw pots on the potters wheel, as well as decorative techniques including sgraffito and glazing.

The course will enable you to explore the potential of clay and no previous experience is necessary! Previous students have created wind chimes, tiles, decorative sculptures, tea light holders, tableware and much more. We can provide inspiration for your creations or you can work on your own personal projects. All work will be fired in our professional standard kilns.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

There are no formal assessments on this course.

Where does this course lead to

On completion of this course, you may wish to progress onto our 'Pottery for Intermediates' course.

How to Enrol

You can enrol directly onto this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

If you would like to enrol but do not have the entry requirements please email information@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484.

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Course Outline

Course Code: FEBC016
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 8 Weeks
Start Date: 28/04/2021
Day & Time: Wed 6pm - 8.30pm
Tuition Fees: £230.00
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