This 10 week evening course will cover the main ceramics hand building techniques including pinch pot, coiling and slab building


Ayrshire College, Ayr
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The course content will cover the main ceramics hand building techniques including pinch pot, coiling and slab building, students will also have an introduction to throwing on a potters wheel, students will produce and glaze at least one object with each technique, and have the opportunity to design and make as time allows, following introductory lessons students can pick and choose which techniques they focus on, a basic kit of tools is supplied for each student. This course is for someone who has little or no knowledge of ceramics and would like to explore ceramics as a medium, but would also be ideal for the person with some knowledge they would like to explore. there will be no assessment, however, feedback is given at all stages and a college certificate will be awarded on completion of the course. The course will consist of the following: - Health & safety - Tools & equipment - Wedging and preparing clay - Making a Pinch pot - Coil building - Slab Building - Introduction to throwing - 2 and 3D decoration - Glazing - Demonstration of firing process - Design and make

About Ayrshire College

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Our aim is to serve the people, communities and employers across Ayrshire. Ayrshire College plays a key role in helping to develop the economy in Ayrshire, by ensuring that students develop the right skills and positive attitudes to support the local, regional and national workforce needs. Ayrshire College offers a range of courses targeted at individuals who are looking to develop their professional or technical skills and those who are simply interested in the joy of learning. We are offering, on-line, face-to-face and a mix of day and evening classes across a range of subjects including leadership and management, digital skills, and aeronautical sector specific courses All forthcoming courses are outlined here and on our website and we will continue to develop new offerings over this year and beyond so please watch this space! Book your place now and we look forward to supporting your training.

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  • Lots of Hands On
  • Some Reading & Writing
  • Lots of Watching
  • Lots of Listening
  • Some Socialising

Find out more, enquire or book via the Ayrshire College website.