This course has concessions available

Sculpture: Intro To Ceramic Processes

Weekend course to explore and experiment with a range of ceramic techniques. Learn skills in areas such slab building, coiling, press moulding and simple glazing.

Who is this course for

Those wishing to work with ceramics. An opportunity to try out some simple processes using ceramic materials and techniques.

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, Casting Techniques, 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.

What will it be like

Practical demonstrations will be given to groups and individuals. You will gain verbal feedback throughout classes on technical and aesthetic aspects to enable you to progress your project and ideas. At the end of the workshop we will discuss projects with the group.

What else do you need to buy or do

Most basic materials and equipment are supplied.
Students should wear stout shoes and bring an apron or old shirt, sculpture can be messy, and dusty.

What this course could lead to

Other art courses at Mary Ward Centre including Pre-Foundation and Foundation in Art and Design.

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This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria

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