Pottery for All | Deal Adult Education Centre

Pottery for All at Deal Adult Education Centre

Pottery for All at Deal Adult Education Centre

Price: £143.00 Starts: 24/09/2019 Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Tutor: Eleanor Machin Ends: 10/12/2019 Location: Deal Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: TUE Duration: 11 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22 to put your name on a waiting list and register your interest. We will then contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

About this course

This pottery course in Deal will give students the opportunity to develop skills to form clay into fired objects.
Each student will be taught methods and techniques to suit their own level and pace.
The pottery studio is well equipped to do hand building work, throwing on a wheel and has kilns which fire at both stoneware and earthenware temperatures. Students have the choice to make functional or sculptural pieces so long as it is feasible within the course time and the constraints of the pottery studio.

By the end of this course you should be able to;
- Identify a variety of different types of clay.
- Identify and demonstrate the clay preparation process.
- Create a range of forms using hand building techniques that include; pinching, slabbing, coiling, pressmoulding.
- Experience and develop your skills in throwing on the potters wheel.
- Identify and apply two glazing decoration techniques,

How will I be taught?

Your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and/or craftspeople and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan to record your goals, ideas, processes and progress. Students will need to understand the potential benefit from the programme of study, read and interpret ideas, communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable and manage your own time. You will undertake critical evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills.
The tutor will provide feedback on your work through one to one guidance and group critiques. You will be able to self-assess against your individualised learning outcomes stated on your ILP.
These outcomes will be the basis of all learning. Additional Personal Learning Outcomes can be negotiated with your tutor to better meet your individual needs.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring an overall, shirt or apron and a sketch book or notebook. Your tutor will discuss any other basic pottery tools you may need and where you can purchase these as the course progresses. Finished pottery is paid for by weight.

What can I do next?

Further pottery courses. The tutor will advise.

What do I need to join the course

No prior knowledge required.
This course in Deal is for all levels of ability from beginners to more experienced students.

About the Tutor: Eleanor Machin

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Getting there

Deal Adult Education Centre
Goodwin Academy
Hamilton Road
Deal
Dover
Kent
CT14 9BD


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code DEA/74957/H/LC.
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