EXTENSIVE COURSE  


SPECIAL OFFER FOR THE GRADUATES OF BEGINNER, INTENSIVE & THROWING COURSE 

-15% DISCOUNT



Decima Studio Borough  SE1 6ED
1-5 Newington Causeway
◔ 
- 8 WEEKS -
Thursdays
7pm - 9.30pm

 
This course is an introductory 8-week ceramic course with an emphasis on expanding on your basic ceramic skills while training you to work independantly & help you to develop your conceptual thinking.  
 On the Extensive Course you will learn:
-Making maker’s stamp
-Multi-part hand-built forms (teapot)
-Wheel-throwing session
-Specialist techniques ( imprints)
-Decorating techniques (glazing, underglaze)

At the end of the course you will work on your own pottery project using the new skills you have leant in the first half of the course. Our tutors will be there every step of the way to advise and help you create.


This course is intended for both complete beginners and those who have completed our Beginner Course or an equivalent (have had some basic experience with clay) and would like to widen their skillbase in ceramics while learning to work on their individual projects.

Graduates of the Intensive Course can either joing the course programme or work on their own projects. 

SPRING/SUMMER EXTENSIVE

Dates:
May: 11th, 18th, 25th
June: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th 
Day/Time:
Thursday
7-00 PM -
9-30 PM
Price:
Pay for the whole course -
8 weeks -
£̶4̶6̶0̶
£390




More course dates at the bottom of the page.︎︎︎

WHAT:

  • Comprehensive course covering 5 various pottery techniques
  • Dedicated time at the end for development of an artistic project 
  • Learning new techniques through practice
  • Taught by professional ceramic artists

FOR

  • Complete beginners
  • Makers with some basic experience wanting to deepen their knowledge
  • People who took our Beginner course or an equivalent elsewhere
  • Ideal gift for ceramic enthusiasts
If you have no pior pottery experience we suggest booking our Beginner course first, or get in touch to see if this course is appopiate fo you.

DETAILS:


  • 8 week course
  • Class duration 2.5 hours
  • Once a week (Thursday night)
  • Small group: max. 8 per session
  • Produce 5-10 finished works
  • No hidden fees - all materials and firings included

PROGRAMME:

Week 1
Textures, Platters & Maker’s Mark
  • Introduction to various decoration texture-based techniques
  • Plant/shell/ornament imprints
  • Carving your own Maker’s Mark
  • Making a set of plates
Week 2
Multi-part Shapes
  • Learning and combining pinching and hand building techniques
  • Learning design techniques and forward planning
  • Creating a teapot
Week 3
Multi-part Shapes Continued
  • Joining techniques
  • Learning time management for working on complex shapes
  • Finishing the teapot
Week 4
Wheel-throwing
  • Learning wheel-throwing technique
  • Making small objects on the wheel
Week 5

Glazes &  Decoration
  • Introduction to glazes, underglazes & glaze testing
  • Learning about the use of slips, resists, block print and sgraffito.
  • Experimenting with your glaze tests & glazing previous week’s work.
Week 6
Project day 1
  • Working on developing your own project with a help of the tutor
  • You can make tableware set/sculptue/interior vase/jewellery set/ anything you like using the techniques you have learned
Week 7
Project day 2
  • Continuing to work on your project
  • Planning the decoration with underglaze/sgraffito/glazes/pencils. 
Week 8
Project day 3
  • Finishing working on your project
  • Decorating & glazing your final object/ set of pieces
  • Finish decorating objects from previous classes
Before booking the course, please read our TERMS&CONDITIONS

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