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Super Saturday Adult Taster - Art School: Pottery

Subject Area
Art & Design
Start Date
July 2022
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
1 day

Explore your creativity and create your very own pot! This course will entail the hands-on making processes of coiling and throwing on the potter’s wheel to produce ceramic vessels.

Overview

Explore your creativity and create your very own pot!

This course will entail the hands-on making processes of coiling and throwing on the potter’s wheel to produce ceramic vessels. These vessels will be enhanced using texture and sculpture tools and the application of decorative slips.

NOTE: Any work produced will need approximately a week to dry and then be fired to biscuit. This is the prior to the last week of term and allows for participants to collect their work.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is suitable for those looking for full day of making in the medium of clay. It's a fun opportunity to be creative and explore your artistic abilities It's suitable for both beginners and those at intermediate level, but a working knowledge of clay would be advantageous.

Facilities

The ceramic facilities at York College are excellent, and are equipped with everything needed to produce fantastic pottery and ceramic art.

At York College our students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Cost

£10

All materials are included.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 2nd July 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm.

Course: 9.30am-3.30pm.

Reasons to choose this course

This course offers a fun opportunity to de-stress and learn one of the most ancient crafts.

Skills you will develop

The rudimentary knowledge and skills required to produce thrown and coiled vessels in order to bring your creative vision to life.

Course progression

Completion of this course will enable students to progress on to various other art and design courses available at York College such as Art School: Pottery and Access to HE (Art & Design).

We have a range of adult learning courses which students may be interested in. Visit the Art & Design curriculum page to find out more.

You will be equipped with some of the skills and knowledge in pottery to help you progress and develop in several job opportunities to suit your personal needs and interests or pursue further simply for pleasure.

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