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Ceramics Throwing - Beginners (C01338-161706)

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Price: £230.00 Discounts available Click here for information on help with fees

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This Course has already started, please have a look at the alternative dates below or it may be possible to join some courses after the start date.

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Weekdays/Time: Mon (18:30 to 21:30)

Started: 24/04/2017 (Number of Weeks: 10)

End Date: 10/07/2017

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  • C01338-161705 Ceramics Throwing - Beginners Start: 20/04/2017
    Duration: 12 week(s) Days/Time: Thu (14:00 to 17:00)

Tutor Approval Required? No

Course Overview:

This course is designed to introduce you to throwing pots on an electric pottery wheel

Entry Requirements:

Anyone who would like to learn how to make pots on the pottery wheel. This course is ideal for the complete beginner and those who work with other pottery techniques, but do not yet feel confident on the wheel.

Course Content:

• You will develop an understanding of the nature of clay and its possibilities
• You will learn how to prepare clay for use on the wheel
• You will be able to make upright and open forms ( including handles and footrings)
• You will learn how to glaze and otherwise decorate your own work

Assessment Methods:

Please bring on your first day:
Apron or ‘workshop’ clothes
Small hand towel
Sketchbook and pen/pencil
Any tools you have.

You will be required to pay for your clay by weight. The price includes glazes and firing. There are additional charges for special firings.
There are starter packs available for £30. This includes 5kg of clay and an 8 piece tool starter set.

Materials are paid separately according to weight.

Additional Information:

Other Ceramics courses at RACC

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