Overview of course
The aim of this course is to introduce students to a range of pottery techniques so that they can achieve individual creative ideas.
What will I learn?
Unleash your creativity in a fun learning environment! Whether it is objects for the home, garden or gifts for friends, this course will equip you with skills to help you craft your own pottery.
The course covers the following: Health & Safety in the workshop, an introduction to the work area, preparation of clay, demonstrations of slab building, coiling and throwing, using press moulds, decoration techniques using slips, trailing, paper resist, combing etc. Making and decorating with stamps and sprigs.
Demonstration and use of extruder. Glazing - how to apply dipping and pouring to a basic design.
Who is the course for?
Suitable for beginners wishing to understand all the processes and would like to make and design their own ceramics.
Will I have to provide anything?
Please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty. It would be advisable to bring your own apron and towel, also a notebook and pen may come in handy.
Pottery classes are now held at the Milburn Campus, Anglian Road, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6SR. There is ample parking and easy access for those with mobility needs.
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Please enrol online using the link or call West Suffolk College in Bury on either 01284 716342 or 01284 716297
Days & times
Tuesday 19:00 - 21:00