Pottery - Just Glazing | TN2 Community Centre, Tunbridge Wells

Pottery - Just Glazing at TN2 Community Centre, Tunbridge Wells

Pottery - Just Glazing at TN2 Community Centre, Tunbridge Wells

Price: £96.00 Starts: 06/06/2020 Time: 10:00 - 15:30
Tutor: Susana Garcia Flores Ends: 20/06/2020 Location: TN2 Community Centre, Tunbridge Wells
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 3 weeks

About this course

During this course you will be introduced to the various materials require to make a glaze and how to apply the glaze to the fired clay. You will also gain an understanding of what materials create a glaze by mixing a glaze recipe from scratch and exploring through tonal and line blending and experimenting with opacities.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Make appropriate test tiles
Understand what each glaze ingredients do in a glaze
Weigh different materials and mix them
Reflect and analyze fired glaze tiles
Understand different ways to apply glaze to fired clay
Recognise basic awareness of Ceramic glazes and Health and Safety in the studio

How will I be taught?

Craft courses provide an opportunity for you to learn and develop skills, techniques and understand how to design for a chosen craft. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including: demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will be encouraged to look at the work of other craftspeople and artists, both contemporary and historical.
Your tutor will give you feedback during the sessions and during one to one tuition.
Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring an apron or overall to the lessons as clay tends to be a messy subject. A notebook, pen and pencil will be useful for taking notes related to your glaze. There will be a cost associated with the clay and glazes by weight.
Please note this course is run at TN2 Community Centre.

What can I do next?

Further Pottery and Craft courses with KAE.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join the course who has an interest in learning how to mix glazes successfully.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity.

About the Tutor: Susana Garcia Flores

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Getting there

TN2 Community Centre
Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TWL/81181/H/LC.
Course Code: TWL/81181/H/LC Book Now

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