Pottery - Raku Firing | Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Pottery - Raku Firing at Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Pottery - Raku Firing at Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Price: £90.00 Starts: 06/06/2020 Time: 10:00 - 13:30
Tutor: Barbara Colla Ends: 27/06/2020 Location: Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 4 weeks

About this course

This course is equally beneficial for the beginner as well as those with experience. 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. As well as the construction side of ceramics this course will introduce you to the wonders of Raku firing and the incredible effects that can be achieved.

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

Please also note that there may be a week off to allow firing time.

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.
Self evaluation and discussion with your tutor.

What do I need to bring with me?

Overalls and 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?

Your tutor will be able to reccommend suitable follow on courses. We will be starting on Wednesday mornings a beginners throwing class after the half term break.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course, no experience or knowledge of this subject is needed, thought it will euqally benefit those with experience. 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
Broadstairs
Thanet
Kent
CT10 2JW


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code BRO/73850/H/LC.
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