Pottery - Improvers | Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Pottery - Improvers at Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Pottery - Improvers at Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Price: £154.00 Starts: 27/02/2020 Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Tutor: Barbara Colla Ends: 07/05/2020 Location: Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: THU Duration: 8 weeks

About this course

This course is designed for those with experience or whom have completed a beginners course. It introduces a broad range of ceramic techniques including the main clay construction methods - pinching, coiling, slabbing and throwing on the wheel. There is a strong emphasis on personal skill development, including the designing and glazing of work. Students will work on individual projects with professional advice and guidance from the tutor.

Please note the Pottery is located behind the Sarah Thorne complex off Fordoun Road, Broadstairs.

Outcomes will be dependant on individual projects
1. Use throwing and hand-building skills both in functional and non-functional work.
2.Understand the decorative and finishing aspects of glazes.
3.Work with clay and glaze confidently and creatively.
4.Design, make and evaluate ceramics using personal ideas.
5.Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines

How will I be taught?

Craft courses provide an opportunity for students to learn, develop and practise the skills of a specific craft. Students will also be encouraged to develop a dialogue with the contemporary and historical context of the craft, and will be encouraged to keep a sketchbook/notebook to recordideas, processes and progress. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors, most of whom are practising craftspeople. They will use variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, instruction, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. To ensure that students' learning needs are met, the tutor will work with the student to complete the required Individual Learning Plan.
One to one guidance, group critiques, self-assessment against individualised learning outcomes stated on the ILP

What do I need to bring with me?

Overalls and/or apron to protect clothing. Notebook and pen. Personal tool kit (optional). Finished pottery is paid for at a reasonable price by weight. Please do not buy any other resources for this course until your first session as your tutor will advise you.

What can I do next?

Alongside our general pottery courses we are pleased to offer a range of specialist courses to further your skills, why not check out BRO/73884/H/NC Specialist Glazing Workshop and BRO/73850/H/LC Raku Firing. Our courses are designed to progress students to higher levels of the craft and also to support application to Access to Art and Degree Foundation courses or relevant Craft, Art and Design Degree courses.

What do I need to join the course

Those with experience or who have completed a beginners course. It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity.

About the Tutor: Barbara Colla

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Getting there

Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
Hilderstone Centre
St. Peters Road
CT10 2JW

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code BRO/73804/H/LC.
Course Code: BRO/73804/H/LC Book Now

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